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Helena Fogarty

MI OLA CEO & Founder Fashion Breezy Point, NY
About Helena
I'm Helena Fogarty, CEO & Founder of MI OLA. I'm a surfer, fashionista and mom, who is working hard to provide the BEST DAMN bathing suits out there and hustling every day. I split my time between the Rockaways and Costa Rica.


How many kids? Ages?

Mini / Female / 7 years old

Interested In

Collaborating, Hiring Talent, Networking

Words you live by/quotes you love


What special skill, talent or gift would you like to give back to the community?

I am incredibly transparent about starting a company and raising outside investment, including friends & family, angels, VCs and regulation CF (crowdfunding for equity.) I am happy to connect others with people in my network. I am also a great source of information on surfing in Costa Rica.

What is your biggest business challenge right now?

Funding & Finance

What do you want to achieve in 2018, personally and professionally?

Sales up! Finding a co-founder

What is one thing that would be game-changing for your business right now?

Raising our pre-seed round.

Why do you want to be a part of heymama?

My intention is to connect with other amazing, dynamic women and mamas. As a founder of a fast-growing start-up, my experience is intense and extreme, and it's hard finding others who have been there. I'd love to find those women, and support them by being a peer.

xx Helena Fogarty

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