Vote Ona Hauert
One of a kind wearable art.
Hand painting, dying, bleaching and block printing vintage and up cycled clothing.
City/Town where Organization Located
New York City
City/Town of Residence - this is for media placement
Company/organization description (<500 characters)
Creating unique and artistic clothing through a zero waste production process. Each piece is handmade and tailored for the individual by Ona.
Tell us about the entrepreneurial milestones you accomplished in 2019 (<500 characters) e.g., patents received, growth rate, and successful MVP, trial, or exit, etc…
Launched company, 4 times back on investment, started selling in boutiques in NYC
What type of entrepreneur are you? Scaling Company: regional, national, or global business focus and greater than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Scalable Venture: regional, national, or global business focus and less than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Main Street: local business focus;Social Good: social enterprise or nonprofit focus
Student entrepreneur: Are you a student and younger than 25 as of December 31, 2019? YES or NO
What CT entrepreneur ecosystem resources (spaces, programs, events, schools, etc.) have helped you succeed? (<500 characters)
Wesleyan University Patricelli Center, Middletown Chamber of Commerce and this CT entrepreneurship award
What people are saying about Ona Hauert ...
Ona is her name *AND* her brand. Still an undergraduate in college, Ona Hauert turned her creative outlet into a thriving business. She now sells one-of-a-kind wearable art through her website (https://www.onaprints.com/) and at markets and craft fairs. She is making a 5x return to date, and she is in the process of scaling her business. Makaela Kingsley