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The Startup Life

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The Startup Life is a show for entrepreneurs wanting to grow their business and career-minded professionals looking to scale the corporate ladder. So if you have an idea, be about that life......The Startup Life!


Entrepreneurship Doesn't Require Background Checks

Can entrepreneurship be a tool stop recidivism? We think so!


In this episode, we lay out a path for people released from prison that they cannot only re-enter society but have a successful transition. In the first segment, we discuss getting your financial house in order. We discuss making a budget, assessing the debts that may have accrued while serving time. Next, we share with people who do not want to start a company, organizations that are friendly to people that serve time. We also discuss how sometimes getting those jobs can lead to a path of entrepreneurship.

After the break, we share resources that can be used to start your company or even go back to school. We break the myth that there is no help out there for those who have made mistakes. Lastly, we share stories of people that have been to prison only to come out and start very successful companies. Some became consultants while others started tech companies. 

Need help getting established financially? Give the CENTS program a try.  

Need a checking account? Give NetSpend a try.

Learn more about Inmates To Entrepreneurs.

Hear Coss Marte's story of how he built ConBody.

Learn the fundamentals of starting a business.

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