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episode 10: How a Single Mom Grew a Million Dollar Business Selling Textured Hair Extensions

Vivian Kaye is the CEO of Kinky Curly Yaki, a brand that makes premium textured hair extensions for Black women. When Vivian saw an opportunity to start a business that celebrates black beauty, she went all in, and grew it into a million-dollar company. This is how it happened. Store: Kinky Curly Yaki
Social Profiles: Facebook, Instagram
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Anshuman Iddamsetty Producers
Tanya Hoshi
Emma Fedderson
Anshuman Iddamsetty Senior Supervising Producer
Tammi Downey Engineer
Jason ‘Metal’ Donkersgoed Musical Score
Jim Guthrie


 2019-07-10  22m