My guest today is entrepreneur powerhouse Jessica Herrin, founder and CEO of Stella and Dot.
After working in the tech startup world for a couple of years after college, Jessica went to business school and decided to co-found her first company Wedding Channel at age 24. In 2004, she founded Stella and Dot, the multi-hundred-million dollar jewelry, bags, accessories, and clothing social selling company.
Jessica has been recognized on Oprah, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Forbes for her incredible work and success, and she has also been named by Ernst & Young and Inc. 500 as a Top Entrepreneur.
On today’s episode of Unstoppable, Jessica dives into how she decided to start Stella and Dot, her advice on fundraising, the best advice she has EVER been given, and much more.
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“You do not have expertise when you start. You get expertise over time with failure, with iteration, with tenacity.” – Jessica Herrin
- How to become an entrepreneur
- Why business is simple
- How to start a business
- How to build a successful business
- The story behind Stella and Dot
- Fundraising tips
- How to scale your business
“In the end you need to be driven by equity value, not ego.” – Jessica Herrin
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“People solve all problems and they create all problems. You need to always be thinking about ‘how do I attract the right people? How do I nurture them?’” – Jessica Herrin