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Aisling Quinn, of MoShoppa, said the US market was a natural place for the company to launch

Aisling Quinn, of MoShoppa, said the US market was a natural place for the company to launch

Aisling Quinn, of MoShoppa, said the US market was a natural place for the company to launch

MoShoppa, an e-commerce services company co-founded by FAI interim deputy CEO Niall Quinn, his daughter Aisling, and Mike English has launched its services into the US market.

The company, which formed in 2017, has a presence in Ireland, New York and New Delhi.

It offers budding entrepreneurs the chance to start their own online business by paying a $25 (€23) monthly subscription to the platform, which builds an e-commerce website that can sell products from 10,000 brands - including Nike, Apple and Virgin Atlantic - across various sectors.

Speaking with the Sunday Independent, Aisling Quinn, chief operating officer and co-founder of MoShoppa, said the US market was a natural place for the company to launch as it already had product agreements in place there.

"It's performing really well and has exceeded our expectations. The attitude in the US seems somewhat different. They are willing to give these products a go; there is that openness to new things."

Quinn, who recently started online fitness platform Sweat25, said MoShoppa had been backed with €4.5m, with investors including Voxpro founder Dan Kiely.

The 26-year-old also hopes to launch the product back in Ireland at some stage.

"If we can crack it in America, then it is a no-brainer to bring it back home," she said.

"A lot of work has gone into it. The market just seems ready for something like this," she added.

"While it feels wrong to be opportunistic at this time, there are a lot of people working from home possibly looking for new ways to make a living. It seems like a good time for it."

Quinn is set to appear in an interview about her businesses on Richard Donelan's IrishStartUpTV today.

Sunday Indo Business