Meet Van Ly and Bomb Waves!

Join us as we spotlight one of our first users, Van Ly! Van started Bomb Waves, a Bay Area surf pancho business.

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Learn more about how Van started her business, some of the barriers she faced, and how she successfully built her business to be what it is today. or stream live online.

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Thursday, October 28th

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Meet Van:

  • Van Ly

    Van Ly

    Founder, Bomb Waves

    Van Ly is the owner of Bomb Waves and head of design. Van is Vietnamese-American, born in a Thai refugee camp and raised in the Northern Bay Area. She discovered her passion for surfing later in life and soon after that, the need to cover up. Knowing little about designing apparel and how the fashion industry worked, she set out on an adventure. Ultimately, what she learned was, you get to design your life the way you want it.

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  • Regan Long

    Giuliano Formilan

    Co-founder / Head of Marketing, Merkado

    A strategic marketer and co-founder of Merkado who also owned a small catering company in Chicago. Giuliano’s passions include building marketing plans, diversity, equity, and inclusion programs and helping small business owners turn their passion into a business.

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