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September 2020

Startup, Franchise, or Existing business

There are many roads to entrepreneurship. Each is filled with its own obstacles and challenges. Becoming a successful entrepreneur means determining the type of company that fits your skills according to Blake Hogan, a Marine veteran, and Bunker Labs CEO.

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Marine teams up with former Disney exec to create new streaming platform

As the son of a Grammy Award winner, Marine veteran Shawn Driscoll has always been surrounded by musical influences.

It’s not just his father, Phil, who was nominated for five Grammys and won in 1984 for best gospel performance by a duo or group for the song “Keep the Flame Burning.’’ Driscoll lived in Woodstock, the city in New York for which the legendary 1969 music festival is named, as a child

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COMBAT VETERAN COMBINES LUXURY WITH COMFORT

Before her retirement from the Army, Maj. Natasha Norie Standard knew the next path she wanted to take. She’d already enrolled in design school and would later get her master’s degree in fashion and luxury management and shoe design.

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Veteran entrepreneur seeks to elevate Black culture

Growing up poor in North Carolina, Mike Loyd was always looking for a way out.

He found one by enlisting in the Marines in 2010. After seven years in the military, Loyd rose to become a captain and was stationed at Camp Pendleton, California. As a combat engineer, he built bridges. Loyd, 36, is still building them.

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