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Your Stories: Inspiration from a young entrepreneur

Kristen

This is an inspiring story about a young entrepreneurial girl and her mum Kendra D. Turner. They have been in business together since 2011. Their business, Kristen’s Hott Gear is comprised of jewelry, accessories, screen-printing, custom-made hats and embroidery. What drove you to start your own business?  What was the turning point? Kristen’s Hott Gear, was an idea created by my then 10-year-old daughter. Kristen started talking to me about creating her own clothing line that would be suitable for teenage girls and selling jewelry and accessories. At the time I was laid off of my …

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Your Stories: Nanny Network

Nanny Network

Today we hear from Lucia Borraccino, a young entrepreneur who for the past two years, has been running her own company ‘Nanny Network.’ It was set up with no funding and no business experience whilst Lucia was working as a nanny. Nanny Network connects parents with local childcare in London and offers a wide range of services from Babysitting to Nannying. 1. What drove you to start your own business? What was the turning point? The turning point for my business was being interviewed for Channel 4 which made me realise …

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