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How to Start a Business When You’re Young and Broke

How to Start a Business When You’re Young and Broke

For young people saddled with student loan debt, rising housing costs, and wage stagnation, the prospect of starting a business—much like buying a house, maintaining a savings account or eating a meal that’s not some variation on instant ramen—can feel like an impossible feat. All this financial stress may explain why millennials—who, despite having a…
Ada Rojas Is Going From Influencer To Entrepreneur With Her Own Natural Hair Line

Ada Rojas Is Going From Influencer To Entrepreneur With Her Own Natural Hair Line

I always wore my hair curly growing up because my mother couldn't afford to take me to salon every week like most Dominicans would. She was a single mom raising six kids, so I had to learn how to do my hair with whatever was on the shelf at that time, which was usually Pink…
How I Went From Being A Homeless Single Mom To An Entrepreneur & CEO

How I Went From Being A Homeless Single Mom To An Entrepreneur & CEO

Though Hoke still speaks of her accomplishments with a touch of disbelief, she's leaning into her innate confidence in ever-expanding ways, like hosting a social-media livestream to call for donations to the Courage to Give Project, her philanthropic endeavor to collect personal-care items and provide job-readiness tools to homeless women and their families. (Hoke laughs…
How This Entrepreneur Took Her Brand From Her Kitchen To 100K+ Stores

How This Entrepreneur Took Her Brand From Her Kitchen To 100K+ Stores

"When people get the call from a retailer that’s interested in them, there’s that 'OMG moment,' and they want to go big. But that’s not always the right thing to do. You really want to let the product and the demand dictate how fast your brand is going to grow. That initial order may be…

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