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Interview with John Dean

John Dean: Founder and CEO of Textbook Valet What did you want to do as a freshman in college? Honestly, I have always wanted to start Like this:Like Loading…

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Interview with Emily Lipman

What has been the most difficult part of starting your own business?  Have you had to face any obstacles?   “Starting a business takes guts and a lot of money, but keeping that business takes dedication, determination & success. Of … Continue reading

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Interview with Carly Grace Hinchman

Did you graduate from college? “Yes, I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2012.” When did you realize you wanted to be an entrepreneur? Was this a particular moment or idea over time? “After … Continue reading

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Lauren Doan

Did you graduate from college? “I graduated from Arizona State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree.  My core classes were in interdisciplinary studies, which taught me how to think Like this:Like Loading…

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Interview with Jennifer Fermaint

Jennifer and her husband, Daniel Fermaint, own Fermaint Photography, a photography portrait studio in Plano, Texas.  What inspired you to start your photography business? Jennifer: Honestly, our business started because we found that we were really great at something we … Continue reading

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Powerful Tools for Arts Entrepreneurs

Today’s arts entrepreneurs now have the potential to develop and communicate with an audience pieced together, representing cultures across the globe. One may develop a pocket of interest in Canada, while at the same time having a loyal audience in … Continue reading

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Heroes Among Us: Amber Venz

The following interview is part of a class assignment for Entrepreneurship and the Hero Adventure at SMU, Meadows School of the Arts. Each interview has been conducted and created by students for this course, which celebrates those heroes in our communities. Heroism, for … Continue reading

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