‘I Quit’: Meet the Mentors & Entrepreneurs of the Discovery Series

I Quit Entrepreneurs Mentors
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Would you be willing to risk it all to make a dream come true?

That’s what entrepreneurs from six businesses do in the new Discovery Channel series, I Quit, premiering Tuesday at 10/9c. (The series will air at 9/8c in subsequent weeks.) TV Insider has an exclusive first look, in the video and gallery below, of those entrepreneurs and the mentors guiding them on their journeys.

It all begins with the words “I quit,” as you can see in the sneak peek showing one such instance — and what her boss thinks of her decision.

But what these entrepreneurs don’t know is that at the end of one year, one of them is going to be receiving $100,000 to help grow their company.

Scroll down to meet the mentors — Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein, WP Narrative_ CEO Tricia Clarke-Stone, and GoldieBlox Founder & CEO Debbie Sterling — and get to know the entrepreneurs and their passions.

The series is produced by Shopify Studios, Spoke Studios, and ITV America.

I Quit, Premiere, Tuesday, 10/9c, Discovery Channel

I Quit Ashanti Jasmine Tyshemia Esrever
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Esrever Wines (Entrepreneur)

  • Wine brand/blend
  • Ashanti, Jasmine and Tyshemia
  • New York City, New York
  • Three best friends looking to disrupt the wine industry
I Quit Marcus Chris Blue Coolers
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Blue Coolers (Entrepreneur)

  • Outdoor cooler business
  • Marcus & Chris
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Two dads and best friends, with 10 kids between them
I Quit Jen Jesse KLADO
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Klado (Entrepreneur)

  • Brazilian truffle (“brigadeiros”) business
  • Jen (and husband Jesse)
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • Daughter of a Brazilian immigrant, leaving her job on Wall St. to launch a business making brigadeiros
I Quit Matteo Julie Versattire
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Versattire (Entrepreneur)

  • Dress shirt company
  • Matteo & Julie
  • Palm Beach, FL
  • Newlyweds diving full-time into their “versatile attire” company
I Quit Alex Sibrena New Jersey Soccer Team
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New Jersey Soccer Team (Entrepreneur)

  • Semi-pro soccer team
  • Alex & Sibrena
  • Bayonne, NJ
  • A couple taking major financial risks to pursue their dream of owning sports team
I Quit Mike Gloria Mike D's BBQ
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Mike D's BBQ (Entrepreneur)

  • BBQ sauce business
  • Mike & Gloria
  • Durham, NC
  • Parents looking to build a BBQ sauce empire
I Quit Mentor Harley Finkelstein
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Harley Finkelstein (Mentor)

  • Shopify COO
  • Shopify is a global commerce platform, powering more than 1 million businesses in over 175 countries
  • Started his first company at age 17
I Quit Mentor Tricia Clarke Stone
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Tricia Clarke-Stone (Mentor)

  • WP Narrative_ CEO
  • WP is a multi-award winning content studio and marketing agency
  • Co-author (with twin sister) of “Double Down: Bet on Yourself and Succeed on Your Terms”
I Quit Debbie Sterling Mentor
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Debbie Sterling (Mentor)

  • GoldieBlox Founder & CEO
  • GolideBlox is an award-winning media and entertainment company
  • Engineer-turned-entrepreneur closing the gender gap in STEM