11 episodes

My name is Sandra Velasquez and I am the Founder of Nopalera, a Mexican Botanical Bath & Body brand that celebrates an elevates culture. I founded Nopalera with a vision to change the cultural perception of the value of Latino goods in the marketplace while inspiring my community to stand in their worth. This podcast is a mix of solo episodes and conversations with industry friends where I discuss the strategies, systems, ups & downs, of building a brand from the ground up. I am very passionate about providing access to my fellow entrepreneurs about what it's really like to build a business that can scale. If you are a bootstrapped founder too, this is for you. This is for us.

The Nopalera Podcast Sandra Velasquez

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

My name is Sandra Velasquez and I am the Founder of Nopalera, a Mexican Botanical Bath & Body brand that celebrates an elevates culture. I founded Nopalera with a vision to change the cultural perception of the value of Latino goods in the marketplace while inspiring my community to stand in their worth. This podcast is a mix of solo episodes and conversations with industry friends where I discuss the strategies, systems, ups & downs, of building a brand from the ground up. I am very passionate about providing access to my fellow entrepreneurs about what it's really like to build a business that can scale. If you are a bootstrapped founder too, this is for you. This is for us.

    Ep. 11: From Fish to Lipstick: The Thread of Sustainability with Jenn Harper of Cheekbone Beauty

    Ep. 11: From Fish to Lipstick: The Thread of Sustainability with Jenn Harper of Cheekbone Beauty

    This week’s episode Sandra meets with Cheekbone Beauty founder Jenn Harper. They discuss the value of bringing your previous experience and mission’s into entrepreneurship as well as an array of personal and professional challenges that not only help your business grow but help your individual growth as a human.

    • 33 min
    Ep. 10 Leading With Your Gut with Karina Martinez of Avana Creative

    Ep. 10 Leading With Your Gut with Karina Martinez of Avana Creative

    Join Nopalera founder Sandra Velasquez and Avana Creative founder Karina Martinez discuss the journey of finding your niche, learning how to lead and trusting yourself along the way.

    • 34 min
    Ep. 9 The Healing Power Of Building A Business with Brittany Chavez of Shop Latinx

    Ep. 9 The Healing Power Of Building A Business with Brittany Chavez of Shop Latinx

    Connect with Brittany Chavez
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shoplatinx/?hl=en (@shoplatinx)
    Website:https://shoplatinx.com/ (shoplatinx.com)
    Connect with Nopalera
    https://nopalera.co/ (Website)
    https://www.instagram.com/nopalera.co/ (Instagram)
    https://www.tiktok.com/@nopalera.co (Tik Tok)
    https://www.sandraliliavelasquez.com/ (Join Sandra's Entrepreneurial Newsletter)
    https://www.sandraliliavelasquez.com/ (Ask a business question)

    • 35 min
    Ep. 8 The Truth About Branding with Abby Haddican

    Ep. 8 The Truth About Branding with Abby Haddican

    Connect with Abby
    Website:http://abbyhaddican.com/ ( abbyhaddican.com)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abbyhaddican/ (@abbyhaddican)
    Recommended Links:
    https://www.behance.net/ (https://www.behance.net/)
    Connect with Nopalera
    https://nopalera.co/ (Website)
    https://www.instagram.com/nopalera.co/ (Instagram)
    https://www.tiktok.com/@nopalera.co (Tik Tok)
    https://www.sandraliliavelasquez.com/ (Join Sandra's Entrepreneurial Newsletter)
    https://www.sandraliliavelasquez.com/ (Ask a business question)

    • 43 min
    EP. 7 It's A Family Affair with Kiku from Shaz & Kiks

    EP. 7 It's A Family Affair with Kiku from Shaz & Kiks

    Join Nopalera founder Sandra Velasquez this week for the podcast’s very first interview with Shaz & Kiks founder Kiku Chaudhuri! Sandra and Kiku discuss the importance of vision, teamwork, family and drawing on one’s professional and cultural experience to fuel their success.

    • 41 min
    Ep. 6 Building a team. You can't do it all.

    Ep. 6 Building a team. You can't do it all.

    Connect with Nopalera
    https://my.captivate.fm/www.nopalera.co (Website)
    https://www.instagram.com/nopalera.co (Instagram)
    https://www.facebook.com/nopalera.co/ (Facebook)
    https://www.sandraliliavelasquez.com/ (Join Sandra's Newsletter)
    https://www.sandraliliavelasquez.com/ (Submit a business question)

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Regina206 ,

Mad Love & Gratitude

I am happy that the Nopalera podcast exists! As a Chicana, I have been searching for Latinx business podcasts !!!! I love this brand and love Sandra’s stories and wisdom. Thank you Sandra for creating this space! 💜

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