jackie discusses growing her business from turning down the most famous investors in the world to more than 1 million brides(!!) per year.
it’s wedding season! you know what that means…the third issue of the fill features all things wedding related starting with an interview with nearly newlywed founder + former shark tank contestant, jackie courtney. also read some insider tips about the do’s and dont’s of wedding planning. lastly, the gift guide is filled with amazing products to add some color to your life!
blankbox is officially six months old (!!!!!!) it’s crazy to think that exactly six months and ten days ago, we decided to stop talking about blankbox to each other, anyone who would listen, and ourselves in the mirror and just do it. *patiently awaiting nike sponsor*. read here about the highs and lows of our first six months in business!
n under a year, cate went from leaving an executive-level banking position and decades long career in finance to creating, funding, curating, and opening the doors of the first female-focused collaboration hub; think less traditional co-working and more perfectly curated apartment filled with people you want to meet. read here for the full interview!
how ever youre spending valentine’s day this year, remember to participate in the tradition of completely forgetting a holidays history and commercializing the sh*t out of it! in other words, valentine’s day gifts are always necessary, whether it’s for you, your lover, or your galentine. p.s. our gift guide is extra sweet because all gifts included are from female founded brands(!) p.p.s – self-gifting encouraged.
read here as michelle discusses creating her concept (without a co-founder), her leadership style, how she knew it was the right time to raise $, and more!