Category: entrepreneur

How Non-Profits Build Small Businesses

business, entrepreneur, youtube June 16, 2019

The Internet has a funny way of bringing people together…

That probably sounds really cliché, but given all of the talking I’ve done about how I recently became serious about using my platform for social good, it’s no coincidence how I crossed paths with Maghan Morin, Co-Founder of Miami-based non-profit Thynk Global.

Their mission? Equipping small business owners within food incubators and co-working spaces with information to help problem-solve and scale up. Ultimately, Thynk Global is the product of some genius reverse engineering by Morin and Co-Founder, Jeanine Suah, who experienced first-hand the magic that happens at pop-up co-working events. As Morin and Suah began featuring panels and other content, equipping their female counterparts with ‘business hacks,’ this number quickly jumped from 12 attendees to 80, then to over 100.

But given Morin and Suah’s shared winner-mentality, the success of their non-profit is no surprise.

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Morin notes, “when we were picking out names, I was not budging on the global part…because we need to be global! It’s all about perspective.”

And the handful of success stories they’ve already seen is proof that they’re certainly on track to take their message global: