Local entrepreneurs head to national finals

The team at the Local Enterprise Office Louth are celebrating after two of the county’s most dynamic entrepreneurs this week won the Regional Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur. They will now advance to the National Finals in Google HQ on September 15th representing the North-East region.
The Best Business Idea category was won by 31 year old Conor Kerley of Setanta Nutrition Science. Conor, who hails from Dundalk, is a Doctor of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. His revolutionary product combines ancient wisdom with modern science to create wholefood plant-based supplements.
The supplement that Conor has developed lowers blood sugar, inflammation and fats like cholesterol, helping to prevent and treat multiple disorders such as diabetes. Conor’s product can help change the lives of millions of people around the world suffering from conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure etc.
Although he’s in the Best Idea Category, this idea has been moving along at a rapid pace. The prototype has been developed. Conor start clinical trials this month and is in the process of applying for a patent. Once all those things are complete, he plans is to launch the product within the next nine to twelve months.
At the opposite end of the county, 20 year old Orla Stafford from Drogheda will represent the North East in the Best Start-Up Business category. Her store Izmoo in Lawrence Street Drogheda, Orla makes delicious Italian gelato in a range of flavours to please all ages and tastes.

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