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The Good, Bad & Ugly: Alexa Wible of Alexa Wible Fitness

Alexa Wible of Alexa Wible Fitness is breaking barriers in the fitness industry and shares her Good, Bad & Ugly of entrepreneurship, as well as gives us a little insight on a tough market she is breaking into! Is there anything that has kept you from achieving your goals?  The biggest thing that has kept…

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The Good, Bad & Ugly: Ashley Futris with Bolt Boutique

Ashley Futris is no stranger to the entrepreneurial community. She recently had a soft opening for her new boutique downtown, Bolt. On August 24th & 25th, she will have the grand opening, and we could not be more excited for her! She touches on all the Good of being an entrepreneur: Who do you look…

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The Good, Bad & Ugly: Nathan Weekley with Virage Goldsmiths

Nathan Weekley, with Virage Goldsmiths, ties his love for the Waco community into the experience of his jewelry shop. Right on Austin Avenue, his personal experiences with customers are what drives his passion for creativity. Nathan hits on both the Good and Bad of the entrepreneurial journey.   Who do you look up to for…

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The Good, Bad & Ugly – Summer Shine with Luna Juice

We are taking a look at another entrepreneur’s perspective of the Good, Bad & Ugly of entrepreneurship. Summer Shine, a local entrepreneur and small business owner of Luna Juice, gives perspective of the real challenges and rewards of being a small business owner! What sparked the fire that inspired you to start? I had a…

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The Good, Bad & Ugly: Devin Li with Waco Cha

Have you ever felt that owning a small business has hidden secrets? We are digging into the nitty gritty of entrepreneurship with local business owners to find out the answers. Devin Li, entrepreneur and owner of Waco Cha, gave us the inside scoop of the good of owning a business. Is there anything that has…

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In-depth Look at Kevin Renois, Co-founder of Start Up Waco

Fresh out of college, Kevin Renois, Co-founder of Start Up Waco, noticed the need for an organization devoted solely to supporting entrepreneurs and connecting them to existing resources. While working alongside other Waco influencers, Kevin was able to plant the seed for the initiative in the community, and has continued watching it develop into the…

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How a Dream and a Juicer Changed the Game for Summer Shine

Every entrepreneur has a story to tell, but few can match the rags to riches narrative embodied by Summer Shine, owner and Head Juice Slinger at Luna Juice Bar. Shine’s entrepreneurial journey began after abandoning a lifestyle of drugs and addiction – one that followed an intense pattern of extremes. “I was either eating well,…

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Featured: Start Up Waco on KCEN

Start Up Waco’s “Hustle” co-working space will offer collaboration and guidance to entrepreneurs Author: Jasmin Caldwell Waco is becoming a budding spot for young entrepreneurs with fresh ways to capitalize on the city’s notoriety.   Start Up Waco is a non-profit organization that helps new entrepreneurs get started with their business. The organization wants to turn…

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Featured: Start Up Waco in Waco Tribune-Herald

EYEING THE FUTURE Downtown Waco center to cultivate tomorrow’s entrepreneurs By J.B. SMITH Waco has the ingredients to become a entrepreneurial hotspot but has not maximized that potential, according to local business and higher education leaders involved in a new organization called Startup Waco. Now they are moving to build a kitchen where those ingredients…

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