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Quinn School alumna Aimee Connolly named best emerging entrepreneur in EY Awards

  • Date: Tue, Dec 14, 2021

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Sculpted By Aimee founder named best emerging entrepreneur in EY Awards
UCD Quinn School alumna Aimee Connolly established cosmetics business in 2016

Sculpted By Aimee, has won top prize in the Emerging Category at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

Ms Connolly established the cosmetics business, which now ships its products to more than 20 countries, in 2016, having worked as a freelance makeup artist prior to this.

Originally from Dublin, Ms Connolly has funded the company’s growth to date and hopes to see the brand become a staple for consumers globally.

The company began 2021 with eight staff and has since built that to 15 as it looks at Britain and the Middle East for expansion. The business is on track to accomplish revenue of €8 million this year.

“I am very focused on international growth and replicating the loyal community we have created here in Ireland in other markets,” Ms Connolly told The Irish Times recently.

Read the full article, originally posted on November 25, 2021, in The Irish Times here.

Photograph: Naoise Culhane

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