Navigating the world of nutricosmetics with the New Frontiers Programme

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Laurent Borla says don't be afraid to challenge everything you think you know by participating in New Frontiers

Laurent Borla says don't be afraid to challenge everything you think you know by participating in New Frontiers

Laurent discovered the marketing and sales side of business, and how to quickly gather information to speed-up and de-risk products and business models

Nutricosmetics is the area that the past president of Waterford Chamber of Commerce, Laurent Borla is in. Laurent participated in phase 1 and phase 2 of New Frontiers at WIT with Senantra.

Business/industry sector Nutricosmetics

Where is your business based? Waterford

 

Experience of New Frontiers

When did you participate on the New Frontiers Programme? 2016

Did you take part in Phase 1 or Phase 2 or both? Phase 1 and Phase 2

Where did your business idea come from? 15 years in the industry

How has the New Frontiers Programme helped you to get where you are today? I have an operational background. I discovered the marketing and sales side of business, and how to quickly gather information to speed-up and de-risk products and business models. I discovered funding options available in Ireland.

What advice would you give to those considering the New Frontiers programme? It is well worth it. There is loads of learning. Don't be afraid to challenge everything you think you know!

What's your vision for the business for the future? More products, more markets. Develop brand.


For more information and to make an application see www.wit.ie/newfrontiers


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