What exactly is your business? JeanItUp is a business that puts together kits for kids to select that comes with either a pair of jeans or a backpack which they can decorate with the kits.
How did you come up with your business idea? I came up with the idea because as a kid I used to decorate my own clothing and I wanted to bring that creativity back into kids fashion.
How did you find out about Aviatra? I was told about it by a small business mentor
What is your inspiration? JeanItUp wants fashion and art to come together to allow each individual to express themselves in a unique personal way.
What has been your biggest accomplishment with your business so far? Having the courage to get it started!
What was the most valuable thing you’ve gained from your experience with Aviatra? Simply having a network of people to reach out to for needs and questions has been incredibly helpful.
What has been the biggest challenge you’ve faced while working to start your business? Currently I am trying to find funding fr my business to really gt the idea launched and growing.
Where do you hope to be in 5 years? I hope my company will have locations in all fifty states!
Any advice for future Aviatras? Be your own champion, if you have a great idea, make sure everyone knows about it!
Aviatra Accelerators is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2010. Our multi state organization enables women to start and sustain businesses by giving them the resources they need to be successful. Through our expertise in business basics, guidance from mentors and coaches, and access to capital, we continuously encourage our members to move forward, and we embrace them when they return, helping to refuel and reignite their passions.
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In 2010 Aviatra began as a small non-profit with humble operations in Cincinnati has now turned into an established multi-state accelerator offering education, coaching, mentoring, and networking, in addition to preparing women to access capital.