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If You Can Dream It, You Can Achieve It: A Baker’s Digital Journey

Fullerton, CA In 2010, Philip Gomez helped turn his mother’s dream of owning her own bakery into a reality by opening Patty’s Cakes and Desserts in Fullerton, CA. Through the power of digital tools and support from their community, Patty’s Cakes is one of the highest-rated bakeries on major review platforms and expanded to a…

Nutritious Foods are Fun and Flavorful with Healthy Rican

Buffalo, NY When Mayra Luz Colon moved from Puerto Rico to Buffalo, NY, in 2010, she struggled to find foods that were both healthy and flavorful. She started making healthier versions of Puerto Rican spices and posting about them on social media, and the responses were overwhelmingly positive. Mayra created Healthy Rican, an online spice…

Online Math Games Make Learning Fun and Accessible

St Louis Park, MN While teaching middle school in St. Louis Park, MN, Michael Edlavitch discovered a need for effective, less expensive math resources that also engage students. School districts paid up to $7 per student for online math programs that didn’t produce good results, so Michael founded Hooda Math, a website offering free online…

Empowered by Technology: My Personal Memories Creates the Most Heartfelt Gifts

Coral Springs, FL In 2011, Jason Cipolla left his long-standing hockey career to create My Personal Memories, an online personalized gift company based in Coral Springs, FL. Jason and his wife, Kristin, were inspired by their love for capturing life’s memories and putting smiles on people’s faces. Their heartfelt gifts are fully customizable and include…

Spreading Positivity through Digital Storytelling

New York, NY Ese Ofurhie of Bronx, NY, noticed that stories of perseverance and success often don’t get enough attention in the media. Ready to leave the corporate world, she launched ENSPIRE Magazine in 2012, a digital and print publication that highlights inspiring stories about overcoming obstacles, giving back to communities, and succeeding against all…

When Life Gives You Lemons: Lucy’s Online Success

City of Industry, CA During a family trip to the United States, husband and wife Miguel and Kathleen Diaz noticed that high-quality lemon and lime juices, staple ingredients for many different cuisines, were hard to find. Sensing a business opportunity, they moved from Guadalajara, Mexico, to Southern California and started Lucy’s in 2003. In 2018,…

Making the World Brighter One Solar Panel at a Time

Miami, FL Laura Quintero and her brother Lucas Quintero founded OwlGen Solar in 2020 to fight for a cleaner Earth by providing high-quality solar panels and services to communities. Based in Miami, OwlGen helps homeowners easily transition to using solar energy while also reducing their energy bills and carbon footprints. OwlGen values building strong connections…

From Baking to Coaching Entrepreneurs: Shennice Cleckley’s Digital Journey

Lexington, SC Shennice Cleckley started her entrepreneurial journey in 2003 when she opened a bakery in Lexington, SC. She learned so much from starting her own business that she decided to help others do the same. In 2018, she founded Smart Cookie Coaching, a results-driven coaching service that equips small business owners with the tools…

Digital Tools Transform a Hobby into a Thriving Handcrafted Home Decor Business

Henderson, NV Britta Carlson-Sessums of Henderson, NV, elevates homes by giving new life to old furniture. She has been sewing for over 35 years and used it as an outlet to offset her high-stress finance job. In 2013, she turned her hobby into a full-time career and created Britta Leigh Designs, a family-owned and operated…

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