Calla Gold

Calla Gold

Calla Gold, owner of Calla Gold Jewelry, a Santa Barbara based jeweler, has been a Personal Jeweler since 1983. Calla is a by appointment jeweler, specializing in custom jewelry design, wedding rings, jewelry restoration and revitalizing of unworn and under worn jewelry. Calla is the author of “Design Your Dream…

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Jonathan Foltz

Jonathan Foltz

Serial Entrepreneur Jonathan Foltz has created four separate million-dollar brands in the past four years. One of them, Aphrodite’s, a global jewelry e-tailer known for its experiential gifts, made $31 million in sales in the past 3.5 years. During the pandemic alone, they made $10 million, catching the eye of…

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Berge Abajian

Berge Abajian

A third-generation jeweler, Berge Abajian is the President, CEO, and Head Designer of Bergio (OTC PINK: BRGO), a global leader in jewelry design and manufacturing. He established his brand in 1995 and quickly grew it to become globally recognized for being a purveyor of rare and exquisite treasures. Known for…

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Abdul Ahmed

Abdul Ahmed

Abdul Ahmed is Co-Founder and CEO of Adesso Man, a men’s lifestyle brand dedicated to helping men look good, feel confident, and build community. Abdul and his partners Ayaz Raja and Lucas Anderson have built a purpose-driven brand that offers functional, premium products that are affordable and built to last….

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Alicea Joy Davis

Alicea Davis

Alicea Joy Davis is a spoken word poet, author and artist who began writing poetry in her childhood and has been successfully creating work for over 25 years. Her mind shifting creativity inspires inner healing and racial reconciliation. The Detroit native has been named one of nine women making black…

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Sophie Biggerstaff

Sophie Biggerstaff

BYRCOLLECTIVE is a retail consultancy that works with small retail business owners and entrepreneurs to help them set up and level up their businesses. BYRCOLLECTIVE was founded by Sophie Biggerstaff, who after an 11+ year career in the retail industry working for major global brands such as Ralph Lauren, Diesel,…

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Hitesh Anand

Hitesh Anand

Hitesh Anand is the founder of GIBIE Home Furnishings Ltd. Hitesh comes from a small town with rich mythological heritage, named Ayodhya in India. Since his school days, Hitesh was business inclined and entrepreneurial in his outlook. His first project was about managing his father’s investment portfolio while he was…

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Lucy Jeffrey

Lucy Jeffery

Lucy Jeffrey is a young, female entrepreneur combining her love for socks and animals by selling bamboo socks where 10% of the profits are donated to animal conservation charities. She started Bare Kind in 2018 whilst working full time at a large UK bank. She describes her entrepreneurial journey as…

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Niya Panamdanam

Niya Panamdanam

Niya is the co-founder of Obánj. She has worked in the tech field as a designer and developer for over 6 years. She is a self-taught engineer, who has worked with multiple tech startups in Atlanta, from launching e-commerce platforms for car companies to helping major brands improve their web…

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Melissa Kiguwa

Melissa Kiguwa

Melissa Kiguwa (CEO), has a background in the entertainment industry working as a radio and television host; a producer for both commercial and broadcast radio including the BBC World Service; and for Get Lifted Production Company, where she focused on the development of new scripted projects. She is now the co-founder…

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Denisha Ferguson

Denisha Ferguson

Denisha-Dlang Ferguson is a creative catalyst, event producer and fashion designer. She is the CEO of the Indiana Fashion Foundation and produces Indiana Fashion Week, along with numerous events, projects and programs. She combines research and creativity to show the power of creative` individuals and how they can use their…

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