Segment I – Listen to Podcast
Lee Kantor of Business RadioX sat down with three talented Cuban businesspeople to discuss their ventures and experiences as an entrepreneur in Cuba. Faced with the country’s challenging legal and political framework, these businesses are working hard to recreate and establish a positive view of their homeland. Kantor spoke with Lauren Fajardo, the Co-Founder of Dador, a Cuban fashion and lifestyle brand; Carlos Gómez, the Founder of Wajiros Films, an audiovisual production company; and Adriana Heredia, the CEO of Beyond Roots.
- Adriana Heredia: Co-Founder, CEO, Beyond Roots
- Carlos Gómez: Founder, Wajiros Films
- Lauren Fajardo: Co-Founder, Dador Havana
Segment #II – Listen to Podcast
Three participants of the Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund, Vishwa Mudigonda & Viraj Patel of Kemnu, and Umama Kibria of SweatPack, joined Lee Kantor of Business RadioX. The entrepreneurs shared the positive impact generated by their innovative startups – how both companies facilitate connections between people and resources in a disconnected world.
- Vishwa Mudigonda: Co-Founder, CTO, KemNu
- Viraj Patel: Co-Founder, CEO, KemNu
- Umama Kibria: Founder, CEO, SweatPack
Segment #III – Listen to Podcast
Georgia State University student entrepreneurs, Jonathan Cornelius of Winners Circle and Meet & Innovate, and Jonathan Pinder of OshunPay, met with Lee Kantor of Business RadioX. They talked about their experiences as founders of pioneering companies, as well as how they balance this responsibility with their role as students. Finally, they explained the importance of networking and taking advantage of various resources, which are readily available at Georgia State University, in order to find support as an entrepreneur.
- Jonathan Cornelius: Founder, Winners Circle, Meet & Innovate
- Jonathan Pinder: Founder, CEO, OshunPay
Segment #IV – Listen to Podcast
Lee Kantor of Business RadioX spoke with participants of the Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund, Lawrence Chen & Nishant Sinha of Observe, and Sasha-Gay Trusty of Quaint Revolt Media to explore their experience with MSESF and introduce the businesses that solidified their places as Main Street Entrepreneurs. They also covered the resources they received from Georgia State University that are helping them grow their businesses today.
- Lawrence Chen: Co-Founder, Observe
- Nishant Sinha: Co-Founder, Observe
- Sasha-Gay Trusty: Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Quaint Revolt Media