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Location, Location, Location! FInding the Perfect Place to Launch your Business with Erin & Agatha of Ovenly

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This week’s episode of Opening Soon is all about location, location location! How do you navigate the wild world of real estate and land the perfect spot? What are some pitfalls of lease negotiation and how do you maximize your location?

We are joined by Erin Patinkin CEO and Agatha Kulaga COO, Co-Founders of Ovenly, a radically responsible bakery with 4 locations between Manhattan and Brooklyn to talk real estate. Both Erin and Agatha have been recognized for their leadership in social impact and demystifying entrepreneurship. They have built a delicious and growing brand since launching the first retail location in Greenpoint in 2012.

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