32 Quotes To Get Inspired From Startup Entrepreneurs On The Grind Every Day

This post was originally published on this site

Life can sometimes seem like an interminable grind. Whether you are trying to get ahead financially, advance your career, or trying to launch a business—challenges constantly crop up. It’s all too easy to get discouraged. No one knows that better that startup founders setting out to launch a business. A cohort of diverse startup founders recently completed training at Founder Gym, an online training center for underrepresented founders who want to build successful tech startups. That training helped these entrepreneurs look at challenges not as a setback but as a way to garner knowledge and strength to carry them forward to business success. We asked these founders to share some inspirational quotes to get inspired by when things get tough.

 

Adetayo Adesanya

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Agbara Life, a wearable tech benefits corporation that creates designer powered accessories and apparel with the mission to bridge the technology gap in underresourced areas.
  • Location: Oakland, CA

Al Nolan

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: CEO of Notearise, a company that allows you to take better notes.
  • Location: Dallas, TX

Arjita Sethi

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: CEO of Equal.ly, a public benefit corporation with a purpose of improving access to equal education and opportunities for everyone.
  • Location: San Francisco, CA

  • Bianca Jeanty

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: MiMConnect, (Minorities in Media Connect) is the LinkedIn for mid-to-senior level professionals of color that provides a direct pipeline between forward-thinking companies and diverse candidates.
  • Location: Elizabeth, NJ

Boyede Sobitan

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Oja Express, a marketplace for small grocers that sell cultural specific groceries.
  • Location: Chicago, IL

Delores Brown

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Agbara Life, a wearable tech benefits corporation that creates designer powered accessories and apparel with the mission to bridge the technology gap in underresourced areas.
  • Location: Pleasanton, CA

Derrick Ashong

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Amp.it, an interactive digital media platform that helps brands know who’s watching their content and why, so they can own their audience.
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA

Eric Warner

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: StyleTrail, connects shop owners to talented beauty professionals to fill their empty booths.
  • Location: Baltimore, MD

Erica Peterson

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Moms Can: Code, an online community for moms who code.
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Faseeha Khan-Jensen

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: The Level Market, the world’s first e-commerce platform aimed exclusively at the $100B humanitarian industry.
  • Location: Denver, CO

Faye Hayes

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: PlayLoops, a one-stop-shop for social justice organizations to create narrative-shifting GIFs using our proprietary design tools.
  • Location: Oakland, CA

Irving Chin

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Tassel Software, intuitive products that augment the ability of college advisers and counselors to collaborate with their students.
  • Location: San Francisco, CA

Jelica Baker

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Saddle Shoppe, an e-commerce startup that features luxury equestrian brands that suit both style and technical advancements for the modern rider.
  • Location: San Francisco, CA

Jibril Sulaiman

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Spendwith, a platform that empowers people to organize shopping based on cultural identity.
  • Location: Atlanta, GA

Josh Josue

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Bibky, Play make-believe stories in the real world.
  • Location: San Francisco, CA

Karisa Peer

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Mother Squad, a video chat support group platform that gives new moms a space to connect from the comfort of home — via computer, tablet, and/or smartphone.
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA

Kedar Reddy

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: PlayLoops, a one-stop-shop for social justice organizations to create narrative-shifting GIFs using our proprietary design tools.
  • Location: San Jose, CA

Kimberly Moore

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: CarpooltoSchool, the first product in the market available on web and mobile, exclusive to the parent community to meet, coordinate, and see their children arrive safely to their destination.
  • Location: Washington, DC

Kishau Rogers

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Time Study, a software provider on a mission to eliminate time sheets.
  • Location: Richmond, VA

Kyle Frazier

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: HUE for Every Man, specializing in men’s premium grooming products marketed to the poly-cultural male demographic.
  • Location: Hollywood, CA

Lennie Carter

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: TruCircle, a web and mobile video chat tool that allows behavioral health professionals to connect with their patients in a safe and secure way.
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY

Luther Lawoyin

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Lucy, a Nigerian e-commerce, wholesale and retail technology company that provides B2C and B2B sales of branded merchandise via web portals.
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Michael Purnell

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Sievent, a VR ticketing platform that lets fans buy virtual tickets and have an immersive front row experience at any event right from their home.
  • Location: Sacramento, CA

Netta Dobbins

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: MiMConnect, (Minorities in Media Connect) is the LinkedIn for mid-to-senior level professionals of color that provides a direct pipeline between forward-thinking companies and diverse candidates.
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY

Ryan Boyd

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Shelfspace enables people to have their luggage sent from the hotel to the airport on-demand via mobile app, allowing them to move freely in their downtime before their flight.
  • Location: New York, NY

Sandeep Purwar

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Bevov, a new all-in-one recruiting platform that uses machine learning, sourcing, and automated testing to help you find the top five candidates.
  • Location: San Francisco, CA

Shani Dowell

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Possipan engagement platform giving schools a pulse on parent feedback.
  • Location: Nashville Area, TN

Sunny Washington

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Because Learning, making planning lessons for K-12 curriculum easy.
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Tammy Bowser

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Rodexly, an app created to make your network both searchable and monetizable.
  • Location: Frisco, TX

Tes Macpherson

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Plan Social enables volunteer groups to harness untapped potential in terms of volunteers and sponsors, currently focused on school PTAs.
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY

Winston Frazer

Quotes To Get Inspired

  • Company: Danae Prosthetics, an app that engineers 3-D printed parts in the cloud for lower limb amputees to customize their prosthetic legs.
  • Location: Baltimore, MD

 

The post 32 Quotes To Get Inspired From Startup Entrepreneurs On The Grind Every Day appeared first on Black Enterprise.

Facebook Comments

You May Also Like

It’s a Wrap! Coachella 2018 Goes out in Style

This post was originally published on this site There was more Bey, more Cardi ...

Enviable Assets: How Tracee Ellis Ross Builds the Boom

This post was originally published on this site There is plenty to love about ...

Meet the Teenage Entrepreneurs Nominated for the 2018 Small Business Awards

This post was originally published on this siteThis year’s nominees for BLACK ENTERPRISE Small ...

Antoine Fuqua On The Art Of Mind-Melding With Denzel In ‘The Equalizer 2’

This post was originally published on this site Getty Image It’s pretty remarkable that, ...

Amber Rose Ends the Instagram Idiots Who Called Her Son Gay for Liking Taylor Swift

This post was originally published on this site What kind of moron tries to ...

Even The Rock Can’t Take On The Avengers As ‘Rampage’ Gets A New Release Date

This post was originally published on this site Warner Bros. Last week, Disney announced ...

Marsha Elle Isn’t Letting Being an Amputee Stop Her From Being a Star

This post was originally published on this site Who is Marsha Elle? She’s a ...