July 20, 2023
In a time when the narrative of resiliency is heralded as the mark of an entrepreneur, the story of Achsha Jones, CEO and Founder of TripSlip, bears testimony to this spirit in a uniquely vivid way. A daughter of Detroit, Jones not only weathered the turbulent history of her hometown but also learned to extract a vibrant entrepreneurial energy from the ashes of adversity, and her entrepreneurial journey has been nothing short of it.
Her perspective on the city’s transformation – from a city people shied away from mentioning to a desirable destination – mirrors the entrepreneurial journey and evolution of many others, including her own. In a second part of a “DisruptEd” conversation, Jones, who personifies Detroit’s ‘badass’ spirit while changing the game of entrepreneurship.