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David Wiwel (left) and Harrison Ameye (right) working on sight for D.A.W.

Student startup founders navigate the small business world

By Colm Slevin, For The Pitt News September 30, 2020
DelGatto opened her own online jewelry shop called Pearpop Jewelry back in April. She makes earrings and necklaces out of polymer clay and sells her jewelry for about $10 each on Depop and Etsy.
Cecilia Kahle, left, and Sarah McLaughlin, right, sell embroidered works and cross stitches on Instagram.

The ‘Art’ of Storytelling: Pitt students find their voice by combining art and social media businesses

By Emma Maurice, Senior Staff Writer January 23, 2020
For some Pitt students, a love of crafting, art and storytelling has manifested itself into a small business that generates them more than some extra cash — it’s helping them connect with their families and build lasting friendships.
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