Operation Beautiful

Caitlin Boyle is the founder of Operation Beautiful, a movement to promote self esteem and positive body image. Operation Beautiful encourages girls and women to post anonymous notes in public locations like on the scale at the gym, on a bathroom mirror or inside a fashion magazine for other women to find.  Notes say things […]

Financing Recovery: Chonchol Gupta

Chonchol Gupta is the founder and CEO of Rebirth Financial, a peer-to-business investment firm that will begin operating soon in New Orleans. The firm is built on the principals of micro-financing, first pioneered by Muhammad Yunus and the Gramin Bank. The company will allow people to invest in local New Orleans businesses, to help finance […]

Kyle Berner: Steppin’ Easy, Feelin’ Good

Kyle Berner is the founder of Feelgoodz, a natural rubber flip flops company.  After graduating with a marketing degree from Loyola University in New Orleans and working at a record label, Kyle moved to Austin, Texas.  He worked at Dell, selling computers, until one day he couldn’t take it anymore and quit his job.  Kyle […]