Episode 62 That Great Business Show - Katie Knight, secrets of cracking some US markets, Dave Byrne, Dualtron, the future of cash, Ged MacDomhnaill - Climbing Hangar - Rani Dabrai, Miss Moneypenny


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That Great Business Show with Conall O Móráin

2.00" Katie Knight, Revenue Growth



'must listen' if you want to know the dirty secrets of the US food and drinks

markets. You'll also learn some great new ideas for maximising your food

kitchen output and she has suggestions about what Irish food and drinks could

make it big in the US.

US based for thirty years, Katie Knight has some CV. She has

worked with food and drinks companies right across the US and currently is

hired by restaurant chain TGI Friday, based in Dallas, Texas. She has also very

recently joined the board of one our own TeamGBS favourite companies, Meath

based liqueur maker Coole Swan, to help them crack the US market.

Katie's 'hire in a heartbeat is Denis Morton, founder of


26.00 Dave Byrne, Founder, co-founder

Dualtron of the future of cash.

Do you remember in business when cash was king? Well, that was

pre-Covid, and it didn’t take long for us to switch almost totally to card or

phone payments.

That’s good news for my next guest Dave Byrne, who founded his

company, Dualtron thirty years ago, so back in the days of crinkly pound notes,

and for younger listeners, before the Euro there was The Pound.

His 'hire in a heartbeat' Feargal Quinn

51.00" Ged MacDomhnaill Climbing Hangar


born Ged has big plans for his UK based climbing or bouldering business. He was

a reluctant entrepreneur, wanting to do nothing else but go climbing. But he's

now turned that into a very successful business, raising £10 million to date,

with possible plans for a outlet in Belfast, his first in Ireland.

His 'hire in a heartbeat'? Mary Portas, the ethical



Rani Dabrai, co-founder NyrahBeauty.com

Queen of Pivots. Rani Dabrai was one time Miss Moneypenny, then

served as director with the World Trade Centre in Dublin.

Nowadays she is one of fewer than 400 people in the world,

qualified in the Entrepreneurial Operating System or EOS.

But, as well as another handful of things she’s involved in she

also has launched a new skincare range…as you do!

Her 'hire in a heartbeat'? Former FBI hostage negotiator Chris


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