Episode 38: Surviving The First Year in Business w/Timothy Noble & Britney Epps, Founders of Spark Designz

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In this Episode, Minority Trailblazers Britney & Tim share;

  • How they overcame the struggles of their first year in business
  • The top 3 mistakes business leaders make on their websites
  • Advice for First Time entrepreneurs and those who still work full time
  • The time Google stole there idea 🙂
  • and much much more

Information About Britney & Tim:

Britney is a proud graduate of North Carolina A&T State University where she received her undergraduate degree in Computer Science. She earned her master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati. For the last 4 years, she has worked as a software engineer for a Fortune 500 company while she builds Spark Designz.

Originally from Charlotte NC, she has coded since she was 12 years old, starting in middle school using visual basic. She currently resides in Detroit where she plans on being a key change of the rebirth of that historic city


Timothy Jay Noble II is a mentor, entrepreneur, and enthusiasts of all things tech. Timothy is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. During his undergraduate career, Timothy earned several summer internships, conducted multiple mentoring workshops, and held leaderships positions in various organizations such as President of the Toastmasters Club for Aggie Engineers. When Tim is not biking, reading, and spending time with family and friends he enjoys coding in multiple languages including java, c++, python, html, and native android.

Timothy currently resides in San Antonio, TX where he is a software developer at a fortune 200 company.

Britney & Tim’s Favorite Quote

When I stand up before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit talent left and would say I used everything you gave me- Erwin Bomback

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Britney’s Favorite Book

Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Lowen

The Intelligent Entrepreneur by Bill Murphy

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Spark Designz Twitter

Spark Designz Instagram

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