Our Top 11 of 2015!

It's been quite a year! We couldn't narrow it down to 10, so here's our Top 11 highlights of 2015. THANK YOU for your support and encouragement in our first year of business!

  1. Launched our BAM Essentials on Etsy shop in May 2015 with 5 products. We now have 22 items and we're adding more every day! Thanks to all our loyal customers who have made this year a success!

  2. Held three pop-up shops to meet our customers face-to-face, including one on Small Business Saturday. Thank you to Arc's Value VillageJames J. Hill Reference Library and J. Arthur's Coffee Shop for the hospitality!

  3. Presented our business idea at 1 Million Cups. This is a friendly group for entrepreneurs to share their unique business idea and gather feedback. Click here to see the video of our pitch!

  4. Highlighted as Nutty SnacksPurchase 4 A Purpose blog in September and October. Our friends are "Nutty" for BAM Essentials! 

  5. Worked with one of the most talented and brilliant young social entrepreneurs, Miss Jasmine Nguyen.

  6. Featured in not one, but TWO social enterprise holiday gift guides! Thank you to REDF and National Initiatives on Poverty & Economic Opportunity for including BAM Essentials!

  7. Interviewed on WCCO radio with Jordana Green about how BAM Essentials got its start!

  8. Participated in three podcasts with Justin Hayslett of Legacy Network, discussing the launch of BAM Essentials, our partnership pop-up shop with Arc's Value Village and holiday gift giving that supports social enterprise.

  9. Traveled to Denver for the Social Enterprise Alliance Summit, shared the BAM Essentials story, and moderated a panel discussion on millennial engagement. And, participated in panel discussions at MACC Alliance and Macalester College on BAM Essentials and social enterprise!

  10. Featured in Minnesota Business Magazine as one of the Young Entrepreneurs

  11. Grew our social media presence to over 700 fans, followers and fanatics! You all are so amazing!

Thank you again for supporting and sharing our mission. Looking forward to an awesome 2016 and beyond!

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