This is the personal story of the 21-year old Karolina Demianczuk – a girl with ‘Polish Blood, American Spirit, and Asian Mind’, who's founded Spontime, a $3mln startup. We hope that after reading this, you get as inspired as we did!
What inspired me to pursue my entrepreneurial career and bring in-person enjoyment
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Have you ever been in a situation where your capacity is questioned simply by the way you look? Or by your personal choices?
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No matter what’s your job or path; if you’re a woman, you've probably experienced some form of discrimination throughout your career or in your life, in general. What you might not consider, though, is that there are women out there, who are wearing a uniform and risk their lives for peace
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Sleepovers and ballet classes; who needs more than that?
Ballet was something I always did. From as far back as I can remember, I danced ballet. It was never something I thought of doing professionally, though. It was just something I did because I liked it. I’d go to school, play
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