MEET OUR PAST ENTREPRENEURS

Our last cohort included 385+ founders that were 50% Black/African-American, 20% Latinx, 5% Asian/Asian-American, as well as 58% women and 13% LGBTQ+. Meet some of our past participants below.

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Marco is a 23-year old entrepreneur from Dallas, Texas. He moved to Washington DC at 18 to start his business, Namely, which automatically generates names for pre-patented products...

MARCO

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"I want to give to other veterans what I gained when I started cooking: confidence."

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RON REAVES

TEKA THOMAS

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“Being a successful entrepreneur is being in the frame of mind where you are able to switch from a white collar to a blue collar and back all day.”

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This is a great place to tell your story and give people more insight into who you are, what you do, and why it’s all about you.

NATASHA &

NOEL BENITEZ

"I had always wanted to be my own boss."

"Represent yourself. It takes bravery, but I think entrepreneurs already have that."

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DAVID
NOVELLI
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“Fear is the biggest obstacle... uncertainty, a lot of times, is  fear masquerading as 

something else.”

DAVE

NOVELLI

AARON
BREHOVE

“I always had a different idea about doing things. I always felt there was something more we could do.”

 

See an exclusive demo of Aaron's app here. 

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"I've been changed by stories. I think storytelling is at the root of so many issues we face today in the world."

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FABRICE
GUERRIER

JAZMINE
DAVIS

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"My lesson learned would be utilizing the free and cheapest resources first. They are out there, you just have to find them."

"My lesson learned would be utilizing the free and cheapest resources first. They are out there, you just have to find them."

ANGELIQUE

MICHELLE

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"We’re creating an entire new job market for the fashion industry."

CHRISTOPHER
KING

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"Bet on yourself. If you wake up thinking you can't do something you're right. If you wake up thinking you can, you're absolutely right."

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DONNA OMOREGIE

"The future is what you create."

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