JH is a Straight Up entrepreneur.
He left college to start his first company, an on-demand laundry service for Film and TV Productions, at 18. Within two years, he bootstrapped the business and successfully sold the company by 21. Since then John has been working closely with early stage companies and new founders. Through his nonprofit incubator, Cofound Harlem, and his minority-owned venture fund, Harlem Capital Partners. Along the way he became the host of Open For Business, a branded podcast from eBay and Gimlet Media about building a business from the ground up.