AMES, Iowa (November 4th, 2020) – Linda Tong, Founder and CEO of Linda Tong Planners, spoke at the 1 Million Cups event held at the Core Facility on November 4th, 2020. She discussed her entrepreneurial journey and the challenges she has faced thus far. Linda’s target market are individuals who seek to organize their life in a fun and fashionable way. Capitalizing on recent social media trends, Linda conducts much of her marketing through channels such as Tik Tok and Instagram. She has amassed over 75,000 followers on TikTok to advertise these trends.

Linda is a strong-willed, creative leader who also benefited from the CyStarters program through the Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, housed in the Core Facility. She was able to develop a business concept and reach the appropriate resources to make her business a success. You can now purchase her planners in the Student Innovation Center on Iowa State University’s campus or from her website