A neurological scientist-turned-entrepreneur, Katie Poppe brings a unique perspective to the world of entrepreneurship. CEO and Founder of Blue Star Donuts, Katie’s gourmet donut shop has been featured in Vogue, Forbes, and the LA Times. Listen as Katie talks about the importance of “the virtual word on the street,” the use of psychology as an entrepreneur, and the concept of confidence versus competence. Tune in now!
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CEO & owner Katie Poppe has co-founded and opened over 30 restaurants, including Little Big Burger and Boxer Ramen. She has been the recipient of many awards including Portland Business Journal’s 40 under 40, Oregon’s Most Admired Company, EO’s Entrepreneur of the Year, and regional finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year.
Blue Star Donut
Blue Star Donuts is a gourmet donut concept founded in Portland, OR, in 2012. Our donuts are made from a classic brioche recipe that originated in the south of France. The dough takes 18 hours to make and is made by hand every day; we start with a high quality bread flour, add cage-free eggs, whole hormone-free milk, and then fold in a European-style butter. Our donuts, glazes, and fillings are made fresh throughout the day. Our unique and creative flavors have earned us the nickname “Donuts for Grownups”!
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