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Sea Candy Tackle Eco friendly Fishing Lures

Alexandra Zemba is the owner and founder of Sea Candy Tackle Ltd. While participating in KEDCO’s Summer Company program in 2014, she successfully developed her business upon the foundation of her passions for biology, the environment, and sustainable fishing. The most valuable lesson she learned from the Summer Company was the value of networking. While she claims to be a shy individual, she soon learned the how to grow her business through connecting with other professionals and community members in her industry. Taking these steps truly helped her strengthen her products. In order to maintain her success, she focuses on her goals of sustainable fishing practices. As a result, she has successfully educated other members of the fishing community of the importance of her product. Her perseverance and unwavering belief in her product has helped her to push forward.  

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Kristine Van Allen: A Passion for Fashion

When Kristine Van Allen opened her women's fashion boutique and pop-up venture, KVA Collections, she knew she was taking a leap of faith. It was 2010, and she was at a career crossroads. "At that point, I was working for the direct sales company Optionelle full-time, and when they closed, I started to think seriously about starting my own business," she explains. "It was a financial risk. There's always the question: if you build it, will they come?"

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