FUBU: Daymond John

FUBU: Daymond John

Update: 2019-11-0422
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Daymond John grew up during the 1980s in the heart of hip hop culture: Hollis, Queens. In his early 20s, he was working at Red Lobster and trying to figure out how to start a business. Eventually, he stumbled on the idea of making clothes for fans of rap music. In 1992, he started FUBU (For Us By Us) and began selling hats outside of a local mall. Three years later, FUBU was bringing in $350 million in sales. Today, he's a judge on Shark Tank, and a motivational speaker and author. PLUS in our post-script "How You Built That," we check back with Loren and Lisa Poncia who turned a 100 year-old family business into an organic beef supplier: Stemple Creek Ranch.
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Somtochukwu Ofodum

Great story. Question: How do you know when your startup is ready for such funding?

Nov 28th
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FUBU: Daymond John

FUBU: Daymond John

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