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The Queer Company That’s Transforming the Cannabis Industry, One Bud at a Time

As pride month has (technically) come to an end, the time has come once again for us to watch big businesses “de-rainbow” their logos, discontinue their pride-themed products, and, slowly but surely, fade back into hetero-normalcy.  In this era of performative allyship and rainbow-washing, it can be difficult to discern good from bad when it […]

Born From Burnout: Goldmine Untangles the Complications of Wellness so You Don’t Have To

Wellness has always played an important role in first-time-founder Rachael Gorjestani’s life. From childhood revelations, to nutrition school, to founding her adaptogen-based health & wellness brand Goldmine, Gorjestani is dedicated to flipping the narrative surrounding modern health and wellness. Health and wellness are trending, there’s no doubt about that. As Gorjestani describes, they’re “having a […]

The Business of Quality: Bells & Becks on Functional Art

“I love shoes” says Tamar Miller, founder of Bells & Becks, who had been unhappy with the state of footwear both in business and in design. Why would people undervalue themselves and their shoes? One reason: quality. No one is willing to pay for quality nowadays. American consumers are used to buying fast, wearing long, […]

Inside The Studio: The Heart Of Women Innovation — The Hivery Is The ‘It’ Co-Working Space

Because a 9 to 5 shouldn’t be a bore — The Hivery fosters women entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and is growing even stronger in 2017. Meet the queen bee, Grace Kraaijvanger, tending to her fearless workers. when I first started, people asked me if I was creating a space only for creative professionals, then as […]

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