Hera Hub Phoenix is excited to be the host for Women Who Startup #BasecampPhoenix for 2018! Jan. 23rd marked the first event of the year, launching with an interview on how Parasilk Paraffin wax launched by its ahhh-mazing founder Deanna Montrose.  She shared her ups and downs of starting this side hustle that eventually turned into a growing business, as she addressed some pain points she saw in the female beauty industry.  Not only is her unwavering hard work and dedication to her business inspiring, but also her resilience in the setbacks she faced trying to secure funding in a male-dominated VC industry.  Deanna also spoke to how she found the right partner to be her COO to help her scale and finally, the highlights of her awesome wins securing a spot on Orprah’s list of must-have items!! woohooo!!  Who doesn’t love this concept of at home paraffin gloves?!  Check out their latest product of gLove Treat Products!

And much love and thanks to Robin Bramman and Kristin Romaine for interviewing and producing a wonderful and insightful series! Women Who Startup have monthly meetings, usually an interview format showcasing awesome #ladybosses and their startup journey. Stay tuned and plug in!