MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (WXYZ) - Caitlin James knows what it takes to start with nothing and build a business in Detroit.
She and her 4 sisters built a raw juice business in their parents' home in Plymouth, using nothing but determination and $13,000 raised in a Kickstarter campaign.
Drought Juice, with a storefront in Plymouth, has begun shipping all-natural juices around the country. And it's on the verge of moving into Detroit. And, by the way, James anticipates revenues approaching $1.5 million next year.
WXYZ anchor Stephen Clark reported on the fledgling business two years ago while it was in the middle of its Kickstarter campaign. He revisits the story with Caitlin James at the Mackinac Policy Conference.