"I think reusing and fixing things is more and more important these days."
Questions with Tim Willig of Awesome Time Shoe and Leather Repair
Company:Awesome Time Shoe and Leather Repair
"If my brand is successful in Cleveland, then it will be everywhere else."
Questions with C. Ethan Smith of Roads Ahead et al.
Company:Roads Ahead et al.
"I love watching people be transformed by art."
Questions with Sandy Gross of Brazee Street Studios
Company:Brazee Street Studios
"We’re a vegan bakery, but the majority of my customer base is not vegan."
Questions with Mary Beth King of Sweet Peace Bakery
Company:Sweet Peace Bakery
"The pace is frenetic--exactly how it should be."
Questions with Russ Gottesman of MyEndoShop
"We’ll be looking at wholesaling to grocery stores and coffee shops."
Questions with Stephanie Beck Borden of Love & Fluff Marshmallows
Company:Love & Fluff Marshmallows
"I don’t follow trends ... and that sets me apart."
Questions with Susie Brand of Susie Brand Jewelry Designs
"Our agenda is focused on creating a world-class comic book convention."
Questions with Kendall Swafford of Up Up & Away!
Company:Up Up & Away
"Cleveland is a renaissance city, which will welcome you with open arms."
Questions with Anne Van Hauwaert of Anne van H. Boutique
Company:Anne van H. Boutique
"To date, we’ve raised about $335,000 in addition to founder funds."
Questions with Keith Johnson of Petbrosia
"The wide majority of our inventory is made in the United States."
Questions with Anthony Graziani of Article
"We purposefully create and produce greeting cards following an environmentally friendly process."
Questions with Kendall Embrescia of Squirt & Skootch
Company:Squirt & Skootch
"I hope to one day own a brick and mortar retail space downtown."
Questions with Bobby Goodwin of Legit Vintage
Michelle Martin is founder of Insight Learning and Wellness Center, a holistic wellness center.
Questions with Michelle Martin of Insight Learning and Wellness Center
Connie Abirached is founder of Inky Dink T's, a niche market garment-printing business.
Questions with Connie Abirached of Inky Dink T's