One of the most rewarding things about getting to know so many entrepreneurs is seeing first-hand how many of them are focused on so much more than just financial results. So many of the folks we connect with are focused on having a positive social impact on their community or the world at large. Check out some of these amazing folks below.

Fernando Romero Servin | Visual Artist & Product Developer

Although Paradox Effects is still a small effect pedal company, we have managed to make an influence in our surrounding, I would say both indirectly and directly. Our presence and trajectory as one of the few professional musical gear developers in Mexico, certainly is generating interest in students and aspiring musical equipment creators to feel there is a way for these kind of businesses to exist, and succeed. Read more>>

Teresa Buenaflor | Artisan Event Planner & Market Manager

Small handmade artisans have been around for a very long time, in various countries, sharing their passion with their local communities and the world. The Artisan world exploded during the pandemic and opened doors for creativity and in return supports mental health issues during this difficult time. The Traveling Artisans’ Market is a carefully curated professional handmade market that showcases our artistry in beautiful picturesque venues and settings within our lovely coastal city. Read more>>

Olivia Kingston | Madhouse Dance Owner

Madhouse is a space where women can come together in an encouraging, uplifting, fun environment to really let loose, get in touch with their bodies, and feel like a badass. We celebrate all women, and our goal is to make women feel confident in their skin and fierce in their attitude. Our classes encourage women to really move the way they want to move without worrying about what others think, all while getting an incredible workout. The result is more empowered women feeling confident, strong, and sexy. Who doesn’t want more of that in the world? Read more>>