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Total loan: $5,000
Jersey City, NJ, United States / Arts
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A loan helped a female artist build a community space to form a network and nurture a dozen artisan crafters!
Born and raised in the Greenville section of Jersey City, I have always dreamed of a store front that would focus on local artists and crafters, but with an emphasis on the strange themes I enjoyed exploring. Entrepreneurial by nature, I started my first business at just seventeen years old, booking musical acts alongside my best friend at DIY venues around Hudson county NJ. My professional experience in retail management, background as an artist, and do it yourself spirit inspired me to create a business that would not only act as a unique retail experience, but as well as a hands on learning experience for customers.