Published on November 16, 2022 by Morgan Black
Brock School of Business freshman Kappy Perry is an affiliate in the Samford Startup student-led business incubator. Through the program, Perry has launched her business, Made by Kappy, which specializes in unique and trendy jewelry designs.
Perry said, "We take custom orders as well. We make jewelry mainly out of clay, beads and chain."
Although she is only a freshman, Perry plans to declare a major in marketing.
How has Brock School of Business and the Samford Startup program helped you launch your business?
This is my first year in Brock School of Business, so I look forward to all the connections that will come with it and everything that I will learn.
Looking to the future, what do you envision for your business?
Looking to the future, I envision my business having a higher online traffic and hopefully being in more stores.
How can the Samford and Birmingham communities learn more about your business?
Learn more about Made by Kappy on Instagram: @Madebykappy.
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