"The Big Find"
"The Big Find"
Patricia’s talent, experience, and success as an entrepreneur give her unique insights into the needs of emerging companies. That is why she serves as a mentor for winners of The Big Find, a product discovery competition offered by Qurate Retail Group, which owns QVC U.S. and Home Shopping Network (HSN). This exciting program launches brands primarily owned by women and minorities, and products include new designs in fashion, accessories, jewelry, and apparel. Find out more about The Big Find!
As a mentor, Patricia brings a fresh perspective to others. She shares her business acumen, acts as a trusted confident, and counsels these new innovators, helping them to stay focused and to create and enact long-term goals. Answering questions, sharing her own stories and inspirations, and providing a sounding board for ideas are just a few of the qualities she offers to these promising new entrepreneurs. She also provides advice on how to bring products to life through storytelling.
Patricia knows that start-up companies double their survival rate when they have mentors. She is particularly proud to participate in The Big Find because of its emphasis on promoting diversity and nurturing authentic, emerging brands.
Patricia founded Patricia Nash Designs in 2010. The brand combines vintage craftsmanship with outstanding functionality and is sold in major retail department stores and specialty stores, as well as on QVC and HSN.