ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: "A Fine Line Between Felon and Entrepreneur" | Adam Martin | TEDxNDSU

ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: "A Fine Line Between Felon and Entrepreneur" | Adam Martin | TEDxNDSU

Here’s Great Tip: "A Fine Line Between Felon and Entrepreneur" | Adam Martin | TEDxNDSU


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Follow Adam’s story about his experiences as an entrepreneur and the fine line that exists between them and felons, and the skills that they both share and develop.

From boy scout to felon to social entrepreneur. Adam Martin is the epitome of the underdog story. Addiction, alcoholism, homeless, and jail plague his story from the time he was 13 until 30. Today, Adam is a social entrepreneur that started F5 Project that helps felons become successful in communities that don’t see the value in all people and fall victim to stigmas that aren’t true.

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4 Replies to “ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: "A Fine Line Between Felon and Entrepreneur" | Adam Martin | TEDxNDSU”

  1. I went in at 19 years old and was release at 23. My family supprted me through it,I believe in myself, strangers believe in me and after being put one year I have work, completed and academy, internship from the city, I'm in college, work with youth and I'm on my way to a better life thanks to people giving me an opportunity . I'm giving back like it was given to me.

    Together we can make a change.

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