Ethan Song and Rami Helali of KOTN discuss the experience of starting a business as an immigrant in North America. Hear how multiculturalism and authenticity has both fuelled and inspired Rami’s entrepreneurial journey. Gain insights on how to effectively integrate sustainability and social values into your business. This episode also delves into supply chain and retail distribution.
3:40 The immigrant experience
6:35 The benefits of a naive perspective
10:00 Finding inspiration in heritage
17:30 Marketing sustainability
23:00 Investing in communities
28:50 Building a strong team
37:00 The fashion industry
40:00 The business of brands
43:30 Going retail
47:40 Business values
Past guests on the Pop Up Report include Jake Karls (Mid-Day Squares), Karen Danudjaja (Blume), Ryan Babenzien (Jolie Skin).
Stay tuned for new episodes from upcoming guests including Lisa Mattam (Sahajan), Drew Green (Indochinio), Matt Johnston (Collective Arts) and many more.
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