Deirdre Mc Gettrick
Ex investment banker turned tech entrepreneur
Deirdre Mc Gettrick is the Founder and CEO of the UK’s market-leading search and comparison website for home furniture and furnishings, ufurnish.com. The website brings together 125+ leading retailers and over one million of their products, all in one place.
The idea for ufurnish.com was born out of her frustration whilst trying to turn her dream home into a reality. After a successful career in investment banking, she took the leap and became a tech CEO in 2019 - and is on a mission to change the way we all shop for our homes.
Having won New Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2020 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards, and being shortlisted as a Tech Nation Rising Star for 2021, Deirdre is excited for the year ahead.
The business is already experiencing rapid growth on the back of a successful seed investment round, and that will accelerate further as she scales the business in the UK.
Plans are already in place for further technology development, even more retail partnerships, and doubling of the current team.
She is also working on a significant Series A investment round to further accelerate the business growth and make ufurnish.com The destination website for everyone to search, discover, compare and shop furniture for their homes.
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