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Vegan Venture: Mission Drives Success for Restaurant Chain

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Nicole Marquis, founder of Philadelphia's HipCityVeg vegan restaurant chain, strongly believes in a holistic approach to living and managing a venture.  In this interview with EIX Editor Donna De Carolis, Marquis talks about how her commitment to veganism shapes her own sense of well-being and helps her run a successful business. "When you are working towards a greater good," she says, "there's an incredible energy behind you that keeps you going through the challenges."


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Donna De Carolis
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Dean / Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurs / Drexel University
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DOI: 10.17919/X9DS38
De Carolis, D. (2017, January 23). Vegan venture: mission drives success for restaurant chain. Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from
De Carolis, Donna. "Vegan Venture: Mission Drives Success for Restaurant Chain" Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. 23 Jan. 2017. Web 17 Apr. 2024 <>.