27 Million and Counting: Kerry Bannigan, Nolcha

Meet Kerry Bannigan, founder and CEO of Nolcha, a New York-based promotional provider for independent fashion designers and retailers.

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Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the least, and no two entrepreneurial paths are exactly the same, whether they result in fame and fortune or just a few hard knocks.

There are an estimated 27 million small businesses in the United States. And 27 Million and Counting is our attempt to capture as many of these unique, only-in-America success stories as we can. The premise is simple -- we give entrepreneurs 60 seconds to share their stories, in their own words. We hope they will inspire, inform and maybe make you laugh. This is Kerry's story.

Name: Kerry Bannigan
: Nolcha
Location: New York
Website: www.nolcha.com
Fun Fact: "Nolcha" means "sun in the sky" in Native American.

Kerry Bannigan, Nolcha

Tags: 27 Million and Counting, fashion, fashion startups, Fashion Week, independent fashion designers, Kerry Bannigan, Nolcha, running a business, starting a business, unique business ideas


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