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How this 27-year-old entrepreneur built his $8 million dessert empire after leaving Wall Street

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The entrepreneur and 16 Handles owner Neil Hershman bought the froyo chain in August. 16 Handles
Neil Hershman worked as a Wall Street analyst in his early 20s.
The entrepreneur left his job to pursue owning a 16 Handles shop.
He bought the froyo chain in August. He explains how he built a dessert empire in three years.
Editor's note: This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with Neil Hershman, 27. With the help of a business loan, the Wall Street analyst turned food entrepreneur bought a 16 Handles franchise in Manhattan in 2019. Taking advantage of a depressed real-estate market...
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