Starting a business from scratch: the joys and the headaches

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Guests: Tayyib Smith, Siddiq Moore, Tiffany Spraggins Payne

These days you don’t have to go to business school to become an entrepreneur. Many people are able to turn a great idea into a functioning business thanks to online courses, crowdfunding websites and the low cost of goods. In this hour, Marty will be joined in-studio by a trio of guests to talk about the joys of starting a business from scratch and the unexpected hiccups that can occur along the way. We’ll get behind the scenes stories from Philadelphia entrepreneurs TAYYIB SMITH, the founder of Little Giant Creative who’s starting the Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship, and from Siddiq’s Real Fruit Water Ice owner SIDDIQ MOORE. We’ll also learn about the financial and logistical challenges facing new businesses from TIFFANY SPRAGGINS PAYNE, the Director of Programs at The Enterprise Center in Philadelphia.

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