Jared is the founder of Pineapple AF.
Tools for people to have healthy relationships.
After college, Jared started a career in film, working on all kinds of projects and specializing in documentaries. He then pivoted into tech after learning how to code. Through mentorships and friendships, he found a way to craft his own brand.
Nate is the founder of Blue Collar Blades. Handcrafting tools that elevate the cooking experience.
"We believe that the way to create a better world is to help people do meaningful things. We do this by handcrafting quality tools that bring people together around good food & great memories."
Nate started with a love for working on cars. This eventually turned into crafting blades from scratch. A business he has formed and operated with his family.
Meet Andre Burton.
The founder of Threads by Dre. A black-owned, streetwear company operating in Chicago.
"Our mission is to celebrate the culture and lives of black people. Our products give a voice without the need to speak."
This was a great conversation. I talked to Andre about his career and the stress that came from it. We then talked about finding out what makes you happy and how you can build on that.
Meet Jean Nei.
The founder of Turnaction.io.
"We connect conscious consumers with socially conscious brands through our online platform."
This isn't Jean's first run of entrepreneurship. This time around, he's using his tech experience from working at startups to help him on his journey.
All while working a full-time job and getting a masters degree.