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A Conversation with Helen Hardy

Watch back our conversation with one of Manchester's most exciting new entrepreneurs.

By Claire Ebrey · April 25, 2023

Watch our conversation with one of Manchester’s most exciting new entrepreneurs. Helen is the CEO and founder of FOUDYS, the worlds first and only e-commerce space dedicated to official women’s football merchandise.

What started from printing a handful of shirts in a back bedroom has become one of the most exciting new businesses in Manchester, and is already securing investment. Helen will tell us all about this amazing journey.

Helen is a passionate women’s football fan and women’s football summariser working predominantly with The BBC on WSL fixtures.

She is also and the founder of Manchester’s largest football club representing women’s football: Manchester Laces. Manchester Laces is an inclusive space for all women, non-binary and transgender people and Helen is a huge advocate for inclusive football spaces.

Helen was recently added to the EY Northern Power Future List for 2023.