About Shannon Whitehead
Shannon Whitehead is the founder of Factory45, an online accelerator program that takes sustainable apparel companies from idea to launch -- without raising venture capital. Committed to improving the fashion industry, Whitehead launched what was at the time the most successful fashion project on Kickstarter and now helps other fashion entrepreneurs bring their ideas to market.
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