Start-up stories: Healthcare distributor takes on pharma big hitters

With startup Carysfort Healthcare, Fintan Smith is taking on the big guns in the multi-billion euro pharmaceutical sector, writes Elaine O'Regan.

29th September, 2012
Fintan Smith, managing director, Carysfort Healthcare: 'We have a whole raft of other medicines coming down the line.'

Carysfort Healthcare

What it does:** pharmaceutical distributor

**Why it works:** "We looked at the market in general, in particular the analgesic market and we felt that there were a number of niches in the market that were not being exploited by the larger pharma companies." - **Fintan Smith**, managing director

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