Mahisha Dellinger, founder of hair care line Curls, launched her beauty brand in 2002 and at that time, “Despite having great personal credit, I couldn’t get a small business loan to save my life,” she says.
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Mahisha Dellinger was feeling disenfranchised about her experience as a marketing manager in corporate America when she decided to risk her personal savings to become an entrepreneur. She started her hair care line Curls in 2002 after struggling to find natural options on the shelves. Dellinger also struggled to find financing. She ended up starting Curls with $30,000 in personal savings.
“Despite having great personal credit, I couldn’t get a small business loan to…