Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health & wellness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Manish Agrawal, Co-Founder of Sunstone Therapies, located in Rockville, MD, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Delivery of Psychedelic Therapy. Patients, pharmaceutical companies, and health systems interested in psychedelic therapy.

Tell us about yourself

I am an oncologist trained at the NIH and treating cancer patients for twenty years. I saw over the years that patients had a great deal of emotional suffering that was unaddressed. Sunstone therapies were started to address the unmet need.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

We completed the first group therapy trial using psychedelics for cancer patients.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

The pace of change and the wide array of skills required to own a business.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Focus on culture and tend to it even more than your product.
  2. Keep going, keep going.
  3. Make sure the reason why you are doing it sustains you during the hard times.

Where can people find you and your business?


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