Minted: Mariam Naficy In 2000, Mariam Naficy sold her first company, an online cosmetics store called Eve.com, for $110 million. Several years later, she got the entrepreneurial itch once again: she founded Minted, an online stationery store that solicits designs from artists all over the world. Today Minted is one of the biggest crowdsourcing platforms on the Internet. PLUS for our postscript, "How You Built That," how Vanessa and Casey White turned their grandfather's pierogi recipe into Jaju Pierogi.
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Minted: Mariam Naficy

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Minted: Mariam Naficy

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Minted: Mariam Naficy

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Minted is now one of the largest crowdsourcing platforms on the Internet.
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In 2000, Mariam Naficy sold her first company, an online cosmetics store called Eve.com, for $110 million.

Several years later, she got the entrepreneurial itch once again: she founded Minted.com, an online stationery store that solicits designs from artists all over the world.

Today Minted is one of the biggest crowdsourcing platforms on the Internet.

How You Built That

How Vanessa and Casey White turned their grandfather's pierogi recipe into Jaju Pierogi, hand-made Polish dumplings that are sold in dozens of independent markets across the Northeast.

How You Built That: Jaju Pierogi

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