Meet Mia Oi, owner of Ichigo Tokyo Crepes, as she shares her advice for entrepreneurs. Brought to you by GoDaddy.
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Some businesses are started out of necessity, others are started for fun. Mia Oi started Ichigo Tokyo Crepes out of nostalgia. Having grown up in Japan, where Tokyo-style crepes were a popular street food, Mia wanted to bring that food and culture to Minneapolis.
After working at a corporate job that was unfulfilling, Mia started her business as a pop-up. When local investors approached her, she jumped at the chance to have her own shop. However, like many, her biggest challenge was trusting herself. Bringing something totally new to an area can be daunting. Trusting yourself and setting small goals that can lead to big goals can set the path to success.
Mia likes being an entrepreneur because it gives her a sense of control. She was excited to explore her passion to start Ichigo Tokyo Crepes and shares that success may come in many shapes and sizes.
See Mia’s story, part of GoDaddy’s Icons of Minneapolis series, streaming now on YouTube.
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