Peche Di, Entrepreneur, Is Trans Role And Fashion Model
Like so many immigrants, Peche Di left her native country for the U.S. to create a better life. In America since a teenager, the Thai beauty queen now owns and runs a modeling agency representing trans models, Trans Models NYC, and cofounded a trans dating app, Teadate, all to give the trans community opportunities to thrive in love and life.
From Struggling College Student To Making Ads for Giant Brands
James Shani was a college kid with a dream when he spontaneously sent a branded Tesla video to Elon Musk. The last thing he expected was for the visionary to call. On this episode of the "Forbes Under 30" podcast hear Shani talk about the call that changed it all, how he's built up his digital studio and some intense and personal struggles along the way.
Flipping Pancakes Into Profits
Two Yale graduates threw their combined education of math and chemistry into making healthy, just-add-water pancake mixes with their company, Birch Benders. Currently, their paleo mix is the #1 natural pancake best-seller in the United States. Hear how the now-married couple, gripped onto their idea and built their business without knowing anything about food, the piece of advice that rocketed their sales and disasters in the kitchen along the way.
How Suja Juice Cofounder Is Pressing Her Skills Into Her New Beauty Line
In 2012, Annie Lawless co-founded the phenomenally successful Suja Juice. Since then, she's been building up her blog, BLAWNDE and just two days ago launched her new beauty product line, Lawless. Hear from the entrepreneur how she got Suja off the ground, the business lessons she's applying to Lawless and her expert thoughts on leveraging social.
David Litt On Writing Jokes For President Obama
The self-deprecating David Litt, author of the newly released, "Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years," shares his unconventional path to the White House, his days as an initially junior speechwriter and what happened when his nerves overtook him the first time he met the 44th president.