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Julie Thompson, Inventor of Skights and Jumply Crowdfunding

Julie Thompson, Inventor of Skights and Jumply Crowdfunding

In the first half we meet Amaka Okoronkwo. Amaka is the founder of Jumply; a crowdfunding platform for women entrepreneurs. Jumply is closing the funding gap for women entrepreneurs by pulling funds from the community to help women bring their ideas to life and grow their business. Amaka shares her expertise with our second guest! Visit for more information.

In the second half we meet Julie Thompson a resident of Toronto Ontario Canada is a mother of two. During the day she is a full time police officer, and at night she works full time on her business, Skights.

Skights came about shortly after she returned from maternity leave with her second son. Julie thought someone should makes tights for little boys, and since there was nothing she could find in the market she created her own product.

In January of 2013 they launched their premiere product, Lil' tights by Skights, made for boys but girls still allowed!!

The item is created with a stay put design, so the tigh