UPScale Podcast Series Presenting Twenty One Toys with Ilana Ben-Ari

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Join us in celebrating Small Business Month this October with UPS, as we present the UPScale Podcast Series! Where we will be talking to small business owners about what it takes to have a successful and thriving company. We’ll also get into some of their secrets for managing UPS as partners along with all these other topics that are key when you’re running your own enterprise!

For second episode, we got the chance to chat with Ilana Ben-Ari, Founder of Twenty One Toys. Ilana Ben-Ari is a multiple-award-winning design entrepreneur, TEDx Speaker, Ariane de Rothschild Fellow, and Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Female Founders of 2020. She has been working at the intersection of design and social innovation for over a decade. Her company Twenty One Toys has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Bloomberg, and her invention, The Empathy Toy, was praised by TIME magazine as a “technology that is reshaping the future”.

In this podcast, Ilana shares her journey and inspiration to start a business while also sharing how she resolved the challenges during this time. She goes on explaining why partnering with brands like UPS are so important for any entrepreneur’s success story as they helped Ilana resolve some of those obstacles in order to reach where she is today.