If you’re a Warren Buffet, Mark Zuckerberg or Jeff Bezos, you pretty much can sneeze and your bank will shell out millions from your account to fund whatever venture you think of. What about the rest of us? How can we get big investors to notice what we dream of doing? Katie Stagliano, founder of Katie’s Krops, has it figured out.
From one cabbage to $50,000
In 2008, at just age 9, Stagliano made a food donation to Tri-County Family Ministries–one gigantic cabbage she’d grown in her own backyard. That one donation changed everything, inspiring her to keep donating and setting her on the path to successful youth entrepreneurship.