January 17, 2018

Goals Achieved!

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Previously:  After our presentation, attendees from two conventions flock to buy our bow ties and I sign my very first autograph.   By the end of the second day of the Summit all that craziness was over, and we had actually made quite a number of sales just within those two days. It was a blessing, and even though we didn’t get an investment right off the bat, God had showed us the way, and
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Previously:  We give our presentation, attract a potential investor, and tell the story of Salome Olweya, founder of an important school for disabled kids. As we stepped off the stage I was a little bit heartbroken to not have gotten an investment right away. Our hopes had been so high. But at last we had a nibble, and some solid interest. Finally I got on my way and grabbed our clothing rack and started taking
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January 9, 2018

An Investor Issues a Challenge.

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Previously:  We meet Nate Holzapfel of Mission Belt, who struck a deal with Daymond John. Then mingle and chat with other entrepreneurs who have a dream, like ourselves. Now it’s our turn. Morning dawns. We’re scared and excited. We haul our product displays downstairs … and at about 10 o’clock or 10:30 ish, we get to go up on stage and present our business. This could be where Ceiphers Clothing takes off. Understand, I can
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Previously:  We sold most of the bow ties needed for our presentation to a last-minute frantic buyer. Oops. Then I had the opportunity of meeting one of my long-time heroes: Daymond John. Lucky break – at the very beginning of the Summit, I got to meet Nate Holzapfel. He’s the founder of Mission Belt that was featured on Shark Tank about a year ago, and who ended up getting a deal with Daymond John. In their very
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December 20, 2017

Las Vegas and Daymond John

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Previously:  After two experimental starts, Rachel and I finally nailed the unique style and “look” of Ceiphers Clothing. At the Las Vegas Entrepreneur Summit in October 2017, we waited to see if we would be among the dozen (out of 100) picked to present our line.   Let’s backtrack a little, to a couple of days before our Las Vegas presentation. It was a busy time for us. We were in the middle not only
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