Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Monte Robertson, Founder of SLV Hemp, located in Del Norte, CO, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We manufacture Hemp based products for Horses, Pets, and People. Our customers are retail stores, including feed stores, barns, and Professional Horse Trainers.

Tell us about yourself

We started researching and developing products in 2014 and are motivated by how our products help the end users, whether a person, a dog, or a horse.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Staying in business is one of my biggest accomplishments.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Wearing too many hats, many that don't fit.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Make sure there is a market that will buy your product or service.
  2. Start small and grow over time (Read Ready, Fire Aim).
  3. Say no to nearly everything and be resourceful.

Where can people find you and your business?


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