Pictured: Aisling Keegan, Vice President and General Manager for Dell EMC Ireland; Louisamay Hanrahan, co-founder of dating app Luvguru; Louise Dunne, co-founder of beauty app Glissed; and Pamela Newenham, co-founder of GirlCrew
A new Supper Club initiative between Dell EMC and GirlCrew will give female entrepreneurs a forum to exchange advice on their start-up journey
The Dell EMC Supper Club launched today, in partnership with GirlCrew, the international network with more than 80,000 members across 46 cities worldwide.
The Supper Club is set to meet regularly, bringing female entrepreneurs at similar stages on their start-up journey together around a table to exchange advice and to share ideas and strategies for success.
Pamela Newenham, Co-Founder of GirlCrew, which is partnering Dell EMC on the Supper Club, said: “GirlCrew is a start-up focused on creating opportunities for fun, friendship and networking. We are really excited to be teaming up with Dell EMC. GirlCrew is a platform for women to make friends and these Supper Clubs perfectly complement what we do.”
Dell EMC has a strong track record of supporting entrepreneurs through the work of its Entrepreneur in Residence and the dedicated Dell Entrepreneurs programme which provides mentorship, support and access to financing for growing start-up businesses.
Aisling Keegan, Vice President and General Manager for Dell EMC Ireland, said: “Team members from Dell EMC will also share advice on how to build for growth and scale from day one, how to navigate international markets, embrace digital transformation and access finance.”
The company also runs the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN), an annual gathering of female entrepreneurs established to address some of the challenges faced by women when starting and growing their businesses. The 8th annual DWEN Summit will be held in San Francisco, California in July, bringing together entrepreneurs for two days of collaboration, thought leadership and networking.
Keegan said, “We have received feedback from women entrepreneurs around the globe – consistently they highlight the value of fostering a network and facilitating the exchange of ideas with other female entrepreneurs as invaluable in helping them to grow their businesses.
“While it is not possible for everyone to go to San Francisco for the DWEN summit, we aim to have our own summit style discussions over supper!”