e had the opportunity to learn about eight of our Novo entrepreneurs and their exciting milestones for 2022. Read on for the story behind these small businesses, their goals, and the strides they’re making towards them. You’ll definitely want to take note of these eight stories as inspiration and motivation for your own small business.
If you are interested in sharing the story behind your own small business, stay tuned. There will be additional opportunities to be featured this year!
The Legalmiga Library™️
The Legalmiga Library™ is an online library filled with legal resources for business owners who want comprehensive legal protection for their business, brand, website, products, services, & content without breaking the bank. Created by Taylor Tieman, Esq., small business attorney & brand advocate, the Legalmiga Library™ was specifically designed for hardworking and determined business owners with a real need for trustworthy legal templates and educational resources to allow them to take immediate action to protect their businesses.
As of January 1, 2021, they have been donating 5% of all profits to L.E.A.P. (Legal Education Access Pipeline), a fellowship program supporting students who are historically underrepresented in the legal field: people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+, first-generation college students, and people who are socioeconomically-disadvantaged.
How The Legalmiga Library™ is leveling up in 2022: This year, they’ll be rebranding and restructuring their all-access membership and releasing new courses and templates!
Two Mama Bears
From Montessori toy subscription reviews to printable black and white contrast cards for newborns, the Two Mama Bears blog was made to help you ace motherhood. With over 25,000 readers from across the globe, Two Mama Bears is on a mission to share what they learn along the way with other moms. Tackle everyday parenting dilemmas with in-depth articles delivered straight to your inbox.
The founder of Two Mama Bears, Rebekah Parr, is a marketing copywriter. At home, she’s always looking for mom hacks to share on the Two Mama Bears blog, which is the passion project she’s always dreamed of starting.
How Two Mama Bears is leveling up in 2022: Rebekah is due with her third baby in March 2022. She’ll be writing lots of new articles for moms with newborns!
At Waxing Kara® their mission is to sustainably handcraft incredible Farm to Body® products using natural ingredients that would not exist without honeybees. Their tea and honey goods appeal to foodies, and their skin-loving Bee Inspired® small-batch bath and beauty goods are designed for self-care-obsessed clients of all ages.
Waxing Kara promotes a socially conscious message focused on the importance of bees. They draw inspiration from nature’s bounty and the understanding that putting healthful things into and onto your body makes you feel healthy and beautiful.
How Waxing Kara is leveling up in 2022: Waxing Kara is working on a beauty rebrand for 2022.
Veritas Wines/Stem Wine Bar
Stem Wine Bar offers delicious flights available at their bar in Portland, OR and delivery/shipment of over 200 wines by the glass that are French and Oregon-focused. They opened right before the pandemic, and are minority and female-owned.
How Veritas Wines/Stem Wine Bar is leveling up in 2022: In 2022, they will be launching new natural wine flights and creating an exclusively female winemaker series.
Ruke Agency specializes in helping NCAA student athletes build their personal brand and capitalize on their name, image, and likeness. Ruke Athletes are set up with a free line of custom merch, a personal website to sell it, and earn the highest royalty percentage in the industry on each item sold. Ruke Agency manages website hosting, merchandise sourcing, decoration, fulfillment, and shipping so the athletes can focus on school and training.
They have long believed in the rights of student athletes to own their Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) and the revenue it generates. Their goal is not to get rich on the backs of student athletes, as has been the case for many decades, but rather to provide the greatest service and best deals in the industry for the students.
How Ruke Agency is leveling up in 2022: Ruke Agency recently signed several top athletes from the 2021 Pac 12 Champion University of Utah football team. They’re also planning to expand further into NCAA basketball and be in stadiums across the country in 2022.
Southport Technology Group
Southport Technology Group creates custom product and software development that saves businesses time, makes them money, and accelerates their growth. With over 25 years of product and software experience, their process ensures you know exactly what you’re getting.
How Southport Technology Group is leveling up in 2022: In 2022, they’ll be building and launching a fintech app with an investment management firm that has $14 billion of assets under management. They’ll be doubling the team size, all while staying highly profitable!
SRx Health, Inc.
SRx Health, Inc. enables healthcare organizations to increase patient access and deliver charitable care by capturing the proper cash flow intended for them under the 340B medication discount program. This program enables federal funding to be stretched to reach even more eligible patients and provides more comprehensive services. SRx Health, Inc. is there to help you with the process.
How SRx Health, Inc. is leveling up in 2022: They are launching SRx Navigator in 2022 which will revolutionize the visibility, management and revenue integrity for healthcare organizations who care for underserved rural and urban populations.
Mindset Travel, LLC
Mindset Travel curates seamless travel plans for curious travelers looking to connect with the authentic side of a destination without giving up the comfort, convenience, and beauty of a luxury experience. They plan and execute international travel destinations and will work with you and your travel party, no matter the size. You tell them what you want, and they’ll give you a personalized trip to experience.
How Mindset Travel is leveling up in 2022: Mindset Travel is excited by the relaunch of travel to destinations in which they specialize after COVID-19. They’re excited to grow their team in 2022 in order to serve their clients well.