Ojas Akolkar is the founder of Tribalfare, an online retailer offering handcrafted clothing, accessories and home decor from India. In 2015, Ojas graduated from TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp program, which she won a Kickstarter award, which provided a rent subsidy and services to support her business. In 2016, after operating a pop-up space in Detroit’s Sugar Hill Art District she opened a showroom on the third-floor of TechTown.
Ojas recently relocated to Mexico with her husband and two children but she has plans to return to Detroit in the future. Tribalfare items are still available online at https://tribalfare.net/.