29 Jul July 29, 2014 – Fashion Builder Carolina Alvo, The Seed w Pas Niratbhand & Venture Capitalist Josh Linkner
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Carolina Alvo – Owner of Carolina Alvo
Carolina Alvo is following SFS Radio’s best advice. Find a problem and solve it. Carolina is petite and was tired of buying clothes that the sleeves were 6 inches too long. So, she is building a company dedicated to clothing for shorter women, a huge segment of the market. Her brand creates wardrobe essentials for petite women. Despite the reality that 50% the women in the US are under 5’4”, shopping for clothes drove Carolina into entrepreneurship. She shares her story with us today and we find that she is doing almost everything right! Look for her new line soon.
Pas Niratbhand – Founder of The Seed – Highlight Here
Pas Niratbhand was born in Thailand and moved to New York City in 1992. He was as a Photographer, Magazine Publisher, and received a MFA from the Pratt Institute. He spent ten years in event production. He prides himself on creative, unforgettable events. Pas is the former Director of Events and Creative Services at Shecky’s Media and recently started a new event for food conscious consumers called The Seed.
Josh Linkner – Venture Capitalist at Detroit Venture Partners and Best Selling Author of The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformationand Forbes Contributor
Josh Linkner is devoted to changing the status quo’s ideas about creativity and innovation. He sees them as the lifeblood of all human progress and he’s devoted to harnessing the spirit of creative disruption. His has been a professional jazz guitarist, a four time tech entrepreneur, hyper-growth CEO, and New York Times bestselling author. Today, Josh leads Detroit Venture Partners, trying to rebuild his hometown of Detroit by backing passionate entrepreneurs who can make an impact through their own innovative ideas. Josh has written two books, “Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity” and “The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation.”