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Shop here. Give there

Shop here. Give there

“Shop here. Give there.” This catchy tag line for online jewelry and accessories retailer, Les Amis, very cleverly summarizes the mission of the company: to bolster the concept of responsible luxury. In French, Les Amis means “friends.” The company is aptly titled, as Les Amis’ founders, Ami Doshi and Amisha Patel, are longtime friends living in [...]

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Violinist’s Jewelry Hobby Turns to an Award-Winning Fashion Brand

Violinist’s Jewelry Hobby Turns to an Award-Winning Fashion Brand

Katie Waltman Jewelry, www.katiewaltman.com Date started? Jan, 2011 Designer jewelry Violinist’s Jewelry Hobby Turns to an Award-Winning Fashion Brand Katie started making jewelry as a hobby about 11 years ago with our grandma. Over the years, friends who bought jewelry from Katie loved it, and it quickly spread throughout Salt Lake City, and was eventually [...]

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Finding a Diamond Mine in your Own Backyard

Finding a Diamond Mine in your Own Backyard

Name of your company and URL? Our company is called Truth About Diamonds and you can find us at www.TruthAboutDiamonds.com Date started? We launched in August 2009 What is your product or service? We educate prospective diamond buyers (usually guys about to get engaged) on how to get the best value for their purchase. We [...]

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Uniting Bali to the Bay

Uniting Bali to the Bay

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? Bersatu Designs (www.BersatuDesigns.com) Who is the person? What is there background? Cissy Deluca has worked extensively in international development, first as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana and then in marketing for Give2Asia She currently works for Kiva.org, a microfinance organization, as a Senior Field Support Specialist in [...]

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How we built Schmutzerland from Nothing into Something

How we built Schmutzerland from Nothing into Something.

I know we all have said, “There’s got to be a better way.” We look at ourselves in the mirror and ask, “What can I do to get out of this bind?” Over the past few years’ businesses have failed, people have lost their jobs; we’ve taken concessions at work just to keep our jobs. [...]

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Redefining Perfection

Redefining Perfection

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? Hello Perfect, www.HelloPerfect.com Who is the person? What is their background? Alexa Carlin, 20 Hometown: Wellington, Florida Majoring in business administration, minors in mass communications and entrepreneurship Currently a junior at the University of Florida Graduated from Palm Beach Central High School Alexa Carlin started her first business when [...]

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