This Founder Almost Shut Down Her Design Business After Year 1.

Now It Has 400 Employees and a 9-Figure Revenue.

Mariam Naficy launched Minted with a precise plan for an e-commerce company she could run from home. She didn't imagine that just over a decade later, she'd have 400 employees and earn more investment than any other female entrepreneur.

"There was not a single sale for a month. It was total crickets. And then after maybe four weeks there was one transaction. And I thought, 'This is such a dud! I should really take the money that remains and return it.'"

We have yet to meet an entrepreneur who hasn't been to the dark place at some point – maybe many points – in building and growing their business. If you've ever thought about throwing in the towel, this one's a must read and watch. 

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