Almost three years ago, Arion Long, who now lives in Canton, was on life support. She had lost her daughter during childbirth. While in the hospital, Long contracted E. coli sepsis, which put her in a coma. Against the odds, two weeks later, she was off life support and successfully pitching her idea for natural, chemical-free feminine hygiene products at Hera Fast Pitch DC, a competition where for-profit startups vie for cash prizes.
Morgan State graduate parlays money from start-up pitches into natural products for women
March 23, 2021