How We Thrive

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About this show

“How We Thrive” is a docuseries profiling inspiring stories female entrepreneurs and the impact their businesses have made on the world. From one of the world’s more prolific acoustic instrument companies, to a Senegalese entrepreneur trying to combat the poverty image, to a pioneer in the health care industry who built a half a billion dollar company as a female CEO in Texas in the 1970s, to a pair of women cutting their way through miles of conflicting rules in the legal marijuana industry in Colorado - each episode follows the creation and growth of a specific company, the trials and tribulations experienced, and the knowledge gained - with the hopes of inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs.

We chose women who not only do business well, despite all of the roadblocks: funding, regulation, competitive markets, but women who are passionate about what they do - women who are striving to make a difference.

May 23, 2018

Despite the stigma and muddy legality surrounding its industry, Jessica Billingsley and Amy Poinsett established MJ Freeway as a beacon of innovation and persistence in the Colorado cannabis industry. They cleared the path for new startups, showing what's possible.

But will increasing government regulations keep newcomers out?

Watch the full documentary here. When you’re done, check out this free eBook telling the stories of other heroes of entrepreneurship:

https://info.fee.org/heroes-of-entrepreneurship