Toni Ko sold $US2 million of makeup in her first year of business, before hiring a single employee. She grew her company NYX Cosmetics into a half-billion-dollar business before selling it to L'Oréal. We talked to the multimillionaire entrepreneur about her early start, her biggest mistake, and her venture fund for woman-owned businesses.
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Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Ann-Marie Johnston, founder and CEO of the global yoga therapy platform YogaMate.