Success Stories

Real Ideas.
Real Businesses.
Real Success.

Meet the dreamers-turned-business owners who took the leap with Kauffman FastTrac®.

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Bernadette Lee

Founder, Art for Architecture

Not being afraid to talk about your work, Bernadette says, is the best way to get your business out there.

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Alexander Clifton

Founder, Reactor

Alexander says that forming deeper relationship with employees, clients, and community provides a better client and provider relationship.

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Jesse Hufft

Founder, Hufft

Finding individuals that specialize in those specific areas early on can help manage that initial stage more effectively; at the same time, Jesse says that it’s okay not to know everything.

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Juanita Singleton

Founder, Regal Home Care

One of the recommendations Juanita suggests to individuals starting their business is building a support system.

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Kendra Wyatt

Founder, New Birth Company

Kendra says that one of the downfalls of entrepreneurs and founders is not adapting with trends to stay fresh and current for their customers,

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Brandon Redmond

Founder, Redmond Renovations

When asked what advice he’d give to other entrepreneurs, Brandon says to learn to be your authentic self.

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India Wells-Carter

Founder, Fresh Factory

Even if one may be scared to take the next step, India says that one must do it without letting fear set in.

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John Gordon

Founder, BoysGrow

John says that sharing the concept of the business with others can truly elevate the resources and network one creates.

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Kelly Byrnes

Founder, Voyage Consulting Group

As an entrepreneur, Kelly says that taking time to care for yourself and finding ways to energize outside of the business is crucial.

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Rob Oyler

Founder, WANRack

Rob says that aspiring entrepreneurs should take their time and not rush when determining what their service or product will be.