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Lee Mayer – Positive Prescription – Positivity Article

Lee Mayer, CEO, and founder of Havenly, started an online platform with her sister to make home design accessible, personalized, and fun. Havenly offers convenient and affordable interior design services to help bring your personalized home vision to life. WHAT WAS YOUR INSPIRATION FOR STARTING YOUR COMPANY? I was motivated by solving a pain point that I thought was pretty prevalent, it’s hard to design and decorate your home. I thought that there had to be an easier way to…

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Pop & Bottles Founders Blair Fletcher Hardy and Jash Mehta – Positivity Article

Blair Fletcher Hardy and Jash Mehta are the co-founders of Pop & Bottle, the wellness-first coffee brand known for its organic, dairy-free lattes with no refined sugar or junky extras. The two met in London more than 10 years ago while they were both working and studying abroad, but after relocating to the Bay Area a few years later, the two reconnected and bonded over their love of San Francisco’s farm-to-table food culture and, of course, coffee. The two founded…

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Suzy Batiz – Positive Prescription – Positivity Article

Suzy Batiz, founder of Poo-Pourri discusses bankruptcy, resilience, and the motivation to start her own company. What was your inspiration for starting Poo-Pourri? I swore off of business after my second (yes, second!) bankruptcy. I realized that what was even worse than losing everything is looking back and realizing you didn’t even have a good time along the way. I’d sold out and compromised to get what I wanted and I knew I would never do that again after I…

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Dr. Lara Devgan – Positive Prescription – Positivity Article

Dr. Devgan is a top-ranked, board-certified plastic surgeon and renowned beauty expert. In addition to her surgical practice, Dr. Devgan is a medical expert for ABC News, the CEO of the luxury skin care brand Dr. Devgan Scientific Beauty, and has her own podcast, Beauty Bosses, which brings together fellow entrepreneurs and industry trailblazers to chat about their career and what has been their secret to success thus far. What was your inspiration for starting Dr. Devgan Scientific Beauty? I…

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Kiana Cabell and Gigi Goldman – Positivity Article

Kiana Cabell and Gigi Goldman are the Co-Founders of Kopari Beauty, a company that makes clean, coconut products ranging from skin, hair and personal care. WHAT WAS YOUR INSPIRATION FOR STARTING KOPARI? KC: I was born in Hawaii, where coconut is a staple in the culture and I remember collecting coconuts and other tropical fruits to make my own skin and hair treatments at a young age. Years later, I went on to a health-focused culinary school at New York’s…

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