Hiya, readers! It’s Monday again, and the world is still turning. Hope everyone had a great weekend, and the get the blood flowing in your brain, I have a juicy lunchtime poll after the break.
I’ve been watching Shark Tank on ABC this summer, which consists of entrepreneurs pitching to a panel of five Very Rich Business People. I started watching because I’ve dabbled in entrepreneurship, and because I’m fascinated by rich people. It’s a pretty entertaining show, and fairly inclusive as well. The panel is only 3/5ths middle-aged white dudes, and I’ve seen many women and people of color pitch and receive funding. Which leads us to today’s poll…
You’ve been given $100,000 USD to start your own business. What kind of business are you going to start? Why?
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I’d give the money to my lil sister for her shoe business. If I had to actually use it I would go into fashion and maybe open a boutique where I’d sell skirts.
I’m opening a fried egg sandwich and beer restaurant in Portland.
Mr.B has always wanted to open a coffee shop/tattoo parlor, so I think I’d probably give the money to him to get that started because I’m pretty happy with my small, uncomplicated set-up. If the money was for me specifically to use on my own business, I’d expand my studio, pay someone to design my website so I could stop fumbling around with it myself, and take a lot of classes to learn different techniques of glassworking.