“Go get some fucking hate mail.” I thought we we’re going to talk about hats. I never expected the conversation to bloom into that… Satya Twena saved one of New York’s last operating millenary (hat making) factories. Using KickStarter she realized $174,000 in crowd funding. A friend was able to loan her the difference for the cost of the equipment. She found herself the owner of a Manhattan based factory with $30,000 a month in overhead. At the time, she had $1,000 dollars to her name. During our interview she explained the mentality that carried her through, “All of the sudden, you’re opening up the universe to the fact that you’re open to receiving so much more than you are […]
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