St. Petersburg was formally introduced to kombucha more than four years ago, when occupational therapist turned mother of St. Pete’s kombucha industry, Tonya Donati, launched Mother Kombucha. The bootstrapped operation began selling its tasty fermented concoctions at the Saturday Morning Market and small businesses around downtown and beyond.
Listen to the mother of Mother Kombucha herself, Tonya Donati, talk with Catalyst publisher Joe Hamilton in the Catalyst studio.
In her book Disrupters: Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold, Dr. Patti Fletcher discusses the value of networking. “Our wonder women don’t just network inside their industry,” Fletcher writes. “They purposely cultivate a network that spans multiple industries.”
Fletcher, one of America’s most sought-after business authors and speakers, will talk common-sense strategy – touching on ways to spark the fire of imagination and possibility – at the sixth annual Working Women State Conference, Sept. 14 at The Bryan Glazer Family JCC in Tampa.
Slack, the four-year-old workplace messaging company, said on Tuesday that it had raised $427 million in new funding, just a year after its last huge infusion of money. The latest round values the company at $7.1 billion.