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Ruby Cup by Makit Ltd.

Ruby Cup improves menstrual health for girls and women worldwide

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 1
  • Website ruby-cup.com

Company Summary

Ruby Cup is a healthy, high quality and sustainable menstrual hygiene product made of 100% top Medical Grade Silicone and can be re-used for up to 10 years. It is sold world wide through the Internet. Girls living in developing countries cannot afford sanitary pads, are afraid of leaking and stay absent from school. For every Ruby Cup sold online, the company gives one Ruby Cup to an underprivileged school girl in Kenya this.

Team

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    Veronica D'Souza
    Managing Director & Co-founder

    Veronica studied Msc in International Business and Politics with a minor in Sustainable Business at Copenhagen Business School and Columbia Business School. She is a selected United World College student (IT), Humanity In Action Senior Fellow (NYC), and has been invited to speak at several international events such as UN future Earth Conference, Japan, and SoCaP Europe, Malmo.

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    Maxie Matthiessen
    Managing Director & Co-founder

    Maxie studied International Business and Politics at the Copenhagen Business School and holds a Bachelor degree in Business, Languages, and Culture. In between, she studied at the Universidad Autónoma (Madrid) and University of California (Berkeley) and speaks English, German, Danish, and Spanish fluently. She holds 6 years of international work experience in public, private and non-governmental organizationsa and sits on the board of YWSE Kenya

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    Julie Weigaard Kjær
    Managing Director & Co-founder

    Julie has a broad professional background with several years of experience in business administration, supplier management, financial planning and social entrepreneurship in both public and private companies. As a person, who enjoys experiencing the world, she has lived and worked in both Europe, South America and Africa.

    Julie holds a Bachelor Degree in Business, Languages, and Culture and is a master student in Supply Chain Management with m

Advisors

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    Sean Hogle, Epic Law
    Lawyer
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    Stefan Johansson, Pastor Revisorerne
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Monnpal Grewal
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    Niels Lagdefoged
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