After grappling with the high cost of sending products to the U.S., Derek Nolan launched Chit Chats, a shipping and logistics company that helps small businesses sell to consumers all over the world. Since launching in 2001, the company has kept step with the rapid rise of e-commerce.
Seeing a lack of affordable and accessible resources for early-stage entrepreneurs to broaden their social media and digital marketing skillset, Amanda Kohal launched Wolfe Academy, an online platform with courses and workshops that do just that. In one year, she’s grown it to a global community.
Inspired by her own struggle to find a space to call home and the need for female entrepreneur-focused spaces, Rachel Kelly launched Make Lemonade in the fall of 2017. Today the community is home to an innovative spread of women-led startups.