Candice Simons, Start Up Superstar
Candice Simons, Start Up Superstar.
Founder of J’adore Detroit and owner of Brooklyn Outdoor, Candice Simons, is starring in Season 4 Episode 2 of Start Up. The season premiers Sunday, October 2nd at 1:00 p.m. on PBS. Start Up is a national public television series produced by Detroiter, Jenny Feterovich, alongside Michigan native, Gary Bredow.
Fun fact- it is the only Detroit based and produced show on American TV!
Each episode features a well-known entrepreneur, as they showcase two startups and sit down for a candid conversation with each owner. This season's notable entrepreneurs are; Shark Tank judge Daymond John, founder of Square Jim McKelvey and Michigan restaurateur Curt Catello, owner of Vinsetta Garage, Union Woodshop, Clarkston Union and more.
Watch Episode 2 to hear Candice talk about the successes and challenges of owning a startup in Detroit.
Other Michigan companies featured this season include LawnGuru, an on-demand app for lawn care based in Ann Arbor, Social Sushi, a pop-up sushi restaurant based in Detroit, SPBang, a company that manufacturers reusable lunch products based in White Lake and Bon Bon Bon, an artisan chocolate maker based in Hamtramck.
Support the Michigan-centric television series and learn more about local entrepreneurs, watch Start Up on your local PBS Station Sundays at 1:00 p.m.