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Polina Raygorodskaya: The Simplest Way to Book Bus & Train Travel

“I saw a gap in the ground travel industry and figured I couldn’t have been the only one affected by it. Six years later, Wanderu has become the leading bus and train travel search in North America and Europe.”

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Kelley Legler: Sensory Toys & Blankets for Kids

“Creating literally saved my sanity after having Postpartum Depression. I used this newfound passion and turned it into a positive, profitable business.”

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Ragini Shrivastava: End-to-End Wedding Planning

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Dr. Ibilola Amao: Technical Solutions in Lagos

This story is part of our 1,000+ Stories campaign. What’s your story? Name: Dr. Ibilola Amao Business: Lonadek Nigeria Limited Location: Lagos, Nigeria  Industry: Professional Services  Reason for starting? The reason for establishing Lonadek is to continually develop capacity of young Africans in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. My passion for developing local content and women participation in business inspired me to establish …

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Carolyn Pearse: Helping Women Define Their Brand

“I knew I had to face my fear and set up my own business, otherwise I would waste another 10 years. I found a coach to help me and I haven’t looked back since.”

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Devika Wood: Personalized In-Home Care

“Vida aims to disrupt the care industry through developing technology to reduce admin overheads, and solve the logistic issue of delivering and monitoring care.”

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