Putting Learning into Action—In Real Time

January 1, 2021

Burassi is an NYC-based lifestyle brand that represents the art of creating something out of nothing. For Gregory Matarazzo, that something started when he used the $2,000 he made working at a pizzeria to print 175 screen-printed shirts he designed. What began as a dorm room operation in 2012 has grown to sales from all 50 states and 40+ countries. “Realize that you don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start in order to someday become great,” he says.