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8 Asian-American entrepreneurs share how their immigrant and first-generation backgrounds shaped their businesses and leadership styles

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

From left to right: Sandro Roco, Alexandra Dorda, Jake Deleon, Deepika Mutyala, and Vanessa Pham Multiple
In 2020, six out of every 1,000 immigrants started a new business in the US.
For some entrepreneurs, tapping their immigrant or first-gen roots inspires their leadership style.
Insider spoke with 8 Asian-American founders about how their backgrounds shaped their businesses.
Jake Deleon's earliest memories are of helping his mother and grandmother make Filipino delicacies like lumpia - fried spring rolls. "Food was always equal to love and bonding," Deleon - the 39-year-old founder and...
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