Месяц: Август 2018

How One Millennial Graphic Designer Built A Business That Broke $2 Million

Melyssa Griffin, 28, started her career as an English teacher at several schools in Japan, not long after getting her B.A. from the University of California at Irvine. She soon realized that though the work was rewarding, it wasn’t her true…

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How One Woman Built Her Million Dollar Business From Pure Passion

“Finding opportunity,” says Barbara Corcoran, “is a matter of believing it’s there.” Over and over Jen Rudolph has been a believer in opportunities — for herself and others. She is also a make-it-happen kind of person. Her first job…

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FIGS Cleans Up With The 4th Largest Raise For A Female-Founded Company In 2017

Heather Hasson was animated on our phone call as she described the fan mail she and her cofounder Trina Spear receive. As co-CEOs, they’re constantly getting letters from nurses and doctors about how their company has changed lives….

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How the Humble Hospital Scrub Became a $10 Billion Business

The uniform of America’s healthcare armies is seen by some as a disease risk for patients, but they’re also immensely profitable. The line between symbiosis and mortal combat is a fine one, both in the C-suite and at…

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He Started His Company for $10,000. He Sold It for $600 Million Five Years Later

Peter Rahal and his co-founder spent $10,000 starting their protein-bar business. Five years later, they sold it to Kellogg. Peter Rahal started RxBar, a protein-­bar company known for its sleek, minimalist packaging, in 2012. Five years later, he and co-founder Jared…

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How These Entrepreneurs Turned $300 Into $60 Million in 2 Years

Coming up with an idea and then profiting from it within the first year is rare, but these eyewear startup founders found the formula. As entrepreneurs, we are told we should expect to fail at our first, second,…

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The Husband And Wife Duo Behind Brooklinen Have Grown A $25 Million Business In Just Two Years

Vicki and Rich Fulop are the husband and wife duo behind Brooklinen, a direct-to-consumer startup offering fair-priced bed linens and home accessories. The couple was inspired to launch Brooklinen after a fateful stay in a hotel, where they encountered…

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