325: How Wilglory Tanjong Got Her Luxury Bags From Senegal To Beyoncé

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This is a podcast episode titled, 325: How Wilglory Tanjong Got Her Luxury Bags From Senegal To Beyoncé. The summary for this episode is: <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In this very exciting episode, I’m chatting with Wilglory Tanjong, the Founder and CEO of Anima Iris, a technology-driven luxury bag brand that is industrializing Africa through retail. Starting with a personal investment of $5K, in under two years Wilglory has scaled Anima Iris into a multimillion-dollar valued company. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In this episode she shares:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">How she worked alongside artisans in Dakar, Senegal for their craftsmanship and ended up supporting their livelihoods and families</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Her advice on keeping the faith and betting on yourself and your business every time</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">The crazy story of how she got Beyoncé to rock an Anima Iris bag and post about it on Instagram!</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Check out this episode and others on</span> <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/side-hustle-pro/id1126021323"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Apple Podcasts</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">,</span> <a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/13qDj08lBR4ymzGhXIKy8t"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Spotify</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, and</span> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/sidehustlepro"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">YouTube </span></a></p> <p><strong>This episode is brought to you by:</strong><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> </span></p> <p><a href= "https://www.shopify.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=audio&utm_campaign=global-all-na-awareness-2Q22-en&utm_term=hustlepro"> <strong>Shopify</strong></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Go to</span> <a href= "https://www.shopify.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=audio&utm_campaign=global-all-na-awareness-2Q22-en&utm_term=hustlepro"> <strong>shopify.com/hustlepro</strong></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">for a free fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features.</span></p> <p><strong>Links mentioned in this episode</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Anima Iris Website:</span> <a href= "https://animairis.com/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://animairis.com/</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">College Prep Program:</span><a href= "https://ledascholars.org/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://ledascholars.org/</span></a></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Wharton/Lauder MBA Program:</span> <a href= "https://mba.wharton.upenn.edu/lauder-program/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://mba.wharton.upenn.edu/lauder-program/</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Topicals Skincare:</span><a href= "https://www.instagram.com/topicals/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://www.instagram.com/topicals/</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Canva:</span> <a href= "https://www.canva.com/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://www.canva.com/</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Brandon Blackwood:</span> <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/brandonblackwoodnyc/?hl=en"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://www.instagram.com/brandonblackwoodnyc/?hl=en</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Beyonce’s Stylist:</span> <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/kjmoody/?hl=en"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://www.instagram.com/kjmoody/?hl=en</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Click here to subscribe via RSS feed (non-iTunes feed):</span> <a href= "http://sidehustlepro.libsyn.com/rss"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">http://sidehustlepro.libsyn.com/rss</span></a></p> <h1><strong>Announcements</strong></h1> <p><strong>Join our Facebook Community</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you’re looking for a community of supportive side hustlers who are all working to take our businesses to the next level, join us here:</span> <a href= "http://sidehustlepro.co/facebook"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">http://sidehustlepro.co/facebook</span></a></p> <h1><strong>Guest Social Media Info</strong></h1> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Side Hustle Pro –</span> <a href="https://www.instagram.com/sidehustlepro/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">@sidehustlepro</span></a></p> <p><a href= "https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/sidehustlepro/"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> #SideHustlePro</span></a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Anima Iris:</span> <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/anima.iris/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://www.instagram.com/anima.iris/</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wilglory:</span> <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/wilgloryy/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://www.instagram.com/wilgloryy/</span></a></p>

DESCRIPTION

In this very exciting episode, I’m chatting with Wilglory Tanjong, the Founder and CEO of Anima Iris, a technology-driven luxury bag brand that is industrializing Africa through retail. Starting with a personal investment of $5K, in under two years Wilglory has scaled Anima Iris into a multimillion-dollar valued company. 

In this episode she shares:

  • How she worked alongside artisans in Dakar, Senegal for their craftsmanship and ended up supporting their livelihoods and families
  • Her advice on keeping the faith and betting on yourself and your business every time
  • The crazy story of how she got Beyoncé to rock an Anima Iris bag and post about it on Instagram!

Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube 

This episode is brought to you by: 

Shopify.

Go to shopify.com/hustlepro for a free fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features.

Links mentioned in this episode

Click here to subscribe via RSS feed (non-iTunes feed): http://sidehustlepro.libsyn.com/rss

Announcements

Join our Facebook Community

If you’re looking for a community of supportive side hustlers who are all working to take our businesses to the next level, join us here: http://sidehustlepro.co/facebook

Guest Social Media Info

Side Hustle Pro – @sidehustlepro

#SideHustlePro

Anima Iris: https://www.instagram.com/anima.iris/ 

Wilglory: https://www.instagram.com/wilgloryy/