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Faceplant >Doug Lorenzen: From Failed Business Partnership to Venture Capital Investor

From fortune to failure to fortune again! During the financial collapse of 2008, Doug saw his business partner fall under the scrutiny of the law, and both endured months of rigorous questioning, all to have Doug’s business taken away and nowhere to turn. But that's only where Doug got started. Through his nonprofit entrepreneurship, Doug Lorenzen was able to find success, particularly in his Open English program. On this episode of Faceplant, you’ll get a first-hand look at the power of bouncing back in your career after an unexpected failure.

At Million Stories, we create content that inspires and encourages you to be your best financial self. Plus, it also helps that it’s entertaining. Stories like Doug’s and other nonprofit entrepreneurship success stories show how unique the journey toward building and growing a business can be. With our tools and resources , you’ll be able to test your entrepreneurial skills, learn about budgeting, and so much more. No matter where you are in life, you can always start taking the right steps to making the most of your money. Choosing a meaningful startup like Open English was one of the ways Doug Lorenzen was able to get back up and running.

With determination, dedication, and creativity, you can spring back after failure and come back in your business stronger than ever. Explore more shows about entrepreneurship, career paths, adulting, and more with Million Stories today!

From fortune to failure to fortune again! During the financial collapse of 2008, Do...