Starting your own business is scary at any age, let alone when you are young. The fear of failure is so strong that many give up even before getting in front of the sketch board. This is why it is important to develop not just a viable business strategy, but a healthy work philosophy as well, one that will carry you through all the troubles you are bound to encounter somewhere along the way.
Nineteen emerging entrepreneurs from around the world came to Hamburg with one common goal, to design an innovative packaging solution which would amplify H&M’s sustainability efforts. We represent 14 countries, speak 23 languages and traveled over 134,388 km to get to Germany. We came because H&M Germany gave us a challenge, to develop a packaging solution which is economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.