241915346891068 Ep. 30 The Mentorship Series Part. 4 Featuring Sonja Haile & Pacaiba's Bela & Amara - The Nopalera Podcast

Episode 30

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24th May 2023

Ep. 30 The Mentorship Series Part. 4 Featuring Sonja Haile & Pacaiba's Bela & Amara

Sandra concludes the four part series of providing mentorship to entrepreneurs of various categories in our community. Part 4 features Sonja Haile of Satya & Sage, a candle and home fragrance brand and Bela and Amara of Pacaiba, a curly hair care brand. You will hear excerpts of questions asked from different stages of each entrepreneur's process and Sandra’s transparent explanations and advice in response. This episode we discuss becoming retail ready, pricing, hiring, and budgeting. Muchas gracias to all the mentees for bringing their stories, curiosity and courage.  Our hope is that the topics covered will help and inspire you to forge ahead with your own entrepreneurial path with more knowledge and confidence.  Courage is Contagious!

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Sonja Haile is the founder Satya + Sage. It is a collection of handmade, eco-friendly candles and home fragrance products inspired by self-care to remind you to slow down and cultivate your daily sacred space.  We carefully select notes to fill your home with tranquility, positivity, and grounding energy, from high-vibe citrus blends to feminine florals. We believe taking time for yourself is an essential act of self-care, and our mission is to encourage this through each product we produce.

Pacaiba is a premium curly hair care brand for non-straight hair. Gone are the days where “good hair” means “sleek, straight hair” and that’s because more than half the world does not actually have straight hair. Sisters Bela and Amara founded Pacaiba to bring the freedom of the island escape to curly hair rituals where women are inspired to re-evaluate the relationship they have with both themselves and their hair.

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The Nopalera Podcast
If you are a bootstrapped entrepreneur/founder ready to build a business that can scale, this podcast is for you.
My name is Sandra Velasquez and I am the Founder of Nopalera, a Mexican Botanical Bath & Body brand that celebrates an elevates culture. I founded Nopalera with a vision to change the cultural perception of the value of Latino goods in the marketplace while inspiring my community to stand in their worth. This podcast is a mix of solo episodes and conversations with industry friends where I discuss the strategies, systems, ups & downs, of building a brand from the ground up. I am very passionate about providing access to my fellow entrepreneurs about what it's really like to build a business that can scale. If you are a bootstrapped founder too, this is for you. This is for us.