Galway Spotlight Aveline O’Sullivan
Posted on: 14/04/2020
Aveline O’Sullivan of Bloom in a Box is our featured member of Network Galway today. Here are some fun facts about Aveline and information about her business.
Describe your business in 3 words
Online Flower Company
What has been your greatest achievement to date?
We recently got granted a UK patent for the distribution and presentation of flowers !! Feels really good as it validates the innovation. It feels really good to be an inventor and part of the the 13% of primary patent holders who are women
What are your hopes for your business in 2020?
Increase the awareness of Bloom in a box as a way of connecting people . Expand our sales in Ireland and enter the UK market
What person or book has inspired you?
What did you want to be when you grew up as a child?
A boss , ha ha ha ! I loved organising my siblings, running clubs, shows and always to be honest wanted to run a company. My favourite subject in School was Business Organisation. I loved to know how companies worked ! I loved connecting people and getting the best out of people.
Business Description – what do you do?
Bloom in a box is reinventing the gifting of flowers. We are providing for something innovative in the flower market, to fill the gap between Supermarket flowers and Florist Flowers with our patented box that allows us to deliver the flower nationwide and to the UK without spilling and arrive in perfect condition. No fuss and no care required on arrival. Mostly , we are passionate about connecting people and making the moment special. There are many reasons between people why they might want to acknowledge and it does not matter that anyone understands only the person sending and receiving. Bloom in a Box is often used to acknowledge a miscarriage , someone going through treatment , say hello, cheer up, new baby , birthday day , bereavement and the many unique reasons. The power of a single bloom in a single moment in time in quiet extraordinary.
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