An Immigrant Perspective On Entrepreneurship & Tech Disruption

Posted on Oct 28, 2017 in Blog, Entrepreneurship
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Uchechi Kalu is a UX designer, tech entrepreneur, public speaker and published poet. She believes artistic creativity and business savvy helps entrepreneurs take their work to the next level. She writes about the challenges and triumphs of making your dreams happen.
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Photo by Akhil Chandran on Unsplash It’s National Immigrant Day, and I can’t help but be proud to be a first generation American. I’m an immigrant, and so are my parents. This holiday got me thinking about the opportunities first generation entrepreneurs have that our parents didn’t have. It also got me thinking about powerful […]

7 Entrepreneur Lessons I Learned From Writing A Poem A Day

Posted on Oct 14, 2017 in Blog
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Uchechi Kalu is a UX designer, tech entrepreneur, public speaker and published poet. She believes artistic creativity and business savvy helps entrepreneurs take their work to the next level. She writes about the challenges and triumphs of making your dreams happen.
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In April, I celebrated National Poetry Month by participating in the #NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Month) challenge. While you may know me as a tech entrepreneur, my professional journey started as a poet, performer and educator. The goal is to write a poem a day and share it. I chose to share my poems on Instagram […]

No one owe you anything, but you deserve everything.

Posted on May 29, 2017 in Blog
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Uchechi Kalu is a UX designer, tech entrepreneur, public speaker and published poet. She believes artistic creativity and business savvy helps entrepreneurs take their work to the next level. She writes about the challenges and triumphs of making your dreams happen.
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No One Owes You Anything, But You Deserve Everything No one owes your startup VC funding. No one owes you a meeting. No one owes you a dinner date to talk about your brilliant idea. No one has to cancel one meeting to schedule another one with you. No one has to give you anything. […]

11 Entrepreneur Lessons I Learned From My Immigrant Mother

Posted on May 25, 2017 in Blog
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Uchechi Kalu is a UX designer, tech entrepreneur, public speaker and published poet. She believes artistic creativity and business savvy helps entrepreneurs take their work to the next level. She writes about the challenges and triumphs of making your dreams happen.
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My mother is my role model, especially when it comes to hustling to make a dream into a reality. The fact that she left her Nigerian village to study abroad has always inspired me. She is a risk taker, a trailblazer and she embodies the qualities I strive for as I run my technology startup.  […]