Recap 5: Cathy Skinner is growing and receiving grant money and funding from the National Institutes of Health for the Thrivors mobile app. Thrivors, is an individualized exercise, mental health, and nutrition self-managed wellness program for Cancer patients on a mobile app. We catch up with Cathy as she has pivoted her market and is starting to gain traction and funding from our last visit on @makersofmn (ep.2)
Gina Holman was the first podcast guest of @makersofmn and no grass has grown under her feet in the last 2 years. Hear about all the new creations and awards being won by J Carver Distillery's grain to glass movement. (ep.1)
Andy Wright bought a Minnesota State Fair award winning, organic, BBQ Sauce Company that he loved with the idea that he could gain traction and sales in a competitive category. Hear how he is bringing Triple Crown BBQ Sauces to the masses.
Kjersten Merila wanted to have a business that gave 50% of its net profits back to women entrepreneurs so her and her husband started @herspiritvodka as well as a podcast called "It's All About Her" to help spread the word about female entrepreneurs and empowerment.
Chad Gillard from Midwest Pantry (ep.10) is part of the team growing an entire food manufacturing hub Minnesota with the NE Food District and a Working Travel business with Work Around for entrepreneurs to take vacations but work along the way in a co-working setting.