It’s the jolliest chapter of the 365! Deck the halls and share the gifting spirit because it’s time to play Santa with style and substance. This year, Talent x Opportunity founders are helping spread good cheer with the 2023 TxO Holiday Gift Guide.
Whether scouting for a whimsical charm for tiny tots, lush foliage for a garden-hustling bestie, or fresh to death beauty must-haves for the trendsetting sibling, this roundup by the TxO founders is a go-to. Every pick is a story, curated with love, creativity, and sprinkle of some TxO magic.
Dive into the TxO Holiday Gift Guide for a look at the creative founders behind these brands. These handcrafted gifts aren’t just a present, they’re a presence; bringing something unique to your friends and loved ones while shining the spotlight on founders carving out their own legacy as entrepreneurs.
And guess what? The TxO founders have tucked in some extra holiday cheer with exclusive discount codes to amp up your shopping groove.
Sending warm and fuzzy vibes your way all season long!
Happy Holidays from TxO!
Indulge guilt-free with Elite Sweets’ original creation, The Elite Donut — a protein-rich, low-sugar, keto-friendly delight.
Individually packaged and pre-glazed for your convenience, Elite Sweets brings a healthy twist to satisfying sweet cravings.
Amir Bahari, embarking on a weight loss journey, battled donut cravings. With his twin Amin, he crafted a keto-friendly, low-sugar donut. Since founding Elite Sweets in 2018, their donut became Amazon’s best-selling choice.
Use the discount code and enjoy 30% off the #1 selling donut on Amazon.
FURI is a black and female owned tennis equipment and apparel company founded to offer superior technical products to communities underserved by the current brands, while having a cultural impact that makes tennis approachable.
Introducing the FURI x TFP Apres sport apparel. We sit at the intersection of Tennis, Fashion and Culture. Think Apple meets the Jordan Brand.
Erick Mathelier, a Haitian American from Brooklyn, turned his tennis passion into an entrepreneurial venture. With a rich fashion industry background, Michelle Spiro found inclusivity in Streetwear culture. Their shared vision birthed FURI, intertwining tennis, fashion, and culture.
Use the discount code to get 50% off your order of FURI x TFP Apres sport apparel.
Grounded was created to help you disconnect and decompress through the appreciation of plants in the spaces we occupy. Our selection of plants has a plethora of benefits designed to elicit a sense of tranquility and mindfulness.
For the new plant enthusiast, the frequent traveler, the forgetful waterer, or just someone looking to bring plants into their space that won’t totally invade their schedule.
Washingtonian Mignon Hemsley and Virginian Danuelle Doswell, co-founders of Grounded, blend their expertise in design, branding, and storytelling, crafting a visual language that makes indoor gardening accessible and appealing while striving to impact and serve the community.
Use the discount code and get 20% off your order.
At Hanahana Beauty, we believe that skincare is self care. As a consciously clean skincare and beauty wellness brand, we’re creating results-driven products for the body + face, with ethically sourced ingredients, starting with shea butter sourced directly from producers in Tamale, Ghana.
Hanahana Beauty is created for people who want to be intentional about how they care for their skin, not only about the benefits of the ingredients we use but also how we source them. Nourishing your skin daily is self-care and shouldn’t feel like a task; it should result in you feeling smooth + confident in your skin.
Abena Boamah-Acheampong, founder and CEO of Hanahana Beauty, transitioned from teaching and therapy to creating a clean skincare brand. Driven by holistic health, she emphasizes storytelling and empowerment for Black women while ensuring sustainable livelihoods for shea butter producers in Ghana.
Use the discount code and get 15% off your order.
kweliTV is a Black-owned streaming service that celebrates global Black stories, curating and creating content, with equitable distribution for filmmakers, that is a true reflection of the global Black experience.
Stream nearly 700+ critically-acclaimed and award-winning indie black films and shows from across the globe ad free! Receive perks for your subscription including a discount to black-owned brands, member-only events, loyalty points & more!
DeShuna Elisa Spencer, Founder & CEO of kweliTV, transitioned from radio hosting to entrepreneurship, establishing a platform celebrating global Black stories. Honored in numerous arenas, including a 2017 Harvard Business School Pitch Competition win, she strives for meaningful representation and inclusivity through her ventures.
Use the discount code to receive a 50% discount off of kweliTV’s annual/yearly $49.99 subscription plan with no ads for one year. Pay only $25 for the first year!
Renzoe Box is the first smart beauty platform streamlining your beloved makeup brand products into a refillable travel-ready case. This is paired with an AI-powered software to manage your collection, discover new products, & easily order refills. We are the next-gen hardware & software platform for the $550B global beauty industry.
Renzoe Box is personalized by combining brands of your choice to create the makeup kit of your dreams, Renzoe Box is the ultimate luxury travel makeup kit.
René Graham, a Texan tech founder and licensed architect, transitioned from an impressive architectural and real estate career to launching Renzoe Box in beauty tech. With extensive academia involvement and notable accolades like the Good Design Award®, she’s a distinguished entrepreneur and design critic.
Use the discount code to create the makeup kit of your dreams and get $100 off the Clean Girl Palette + Renzoe Box.
SKNMUSE is a premium beauty brand championing inclusivity and sustainability in luxury beauty. Inspired by West African beauty we create self-care rituals that cater to your soul’s vessel, giving you daily moments of ease and rest.
Indulge in SKNMUSE; a premium beauty brand for your soul’s vessel. Elevate your self-care routine with beauty and wellness Gift Sets for you, your family, and co-workers. Use discount code TXO23 for 15% off all products.
With over 13 years at elite brands like Lancome & Dior, Ezinne Iroanya leads SKNMUSE, advocating for inclusivity in luxury beauty. Garnering acclaim from notable figures and outlets and securing substantial grants, she’s utilized beauty for financial empowerment and leveraged her brand to sponsor therapy sessions for kids in underserved communities.
Use the discount code and enjoy 15% off beauty and wellness Gift Sets for you, your family, and co-workers.
Sani was founded in 2017 with the goal of increasing the visibility of South Asian craftsmanship and techniques. Now run between Delhi, India and North Carolina, Sani creates approachable-luxe, thoughtfully designed, and culturally inspired clothing and accessories.
Get your lounge on in Sani’s best selling and TikTok famous loungewear. The embroidered sets make for a great gift for yourself or someone you love.
Sisters Niki and Ritika Shamdasani, the creative minds behind Sani, blend South Asian culture with contemporary fashion. Starting with Indian wedding attire, they expanded to casual wear, gaining traction on TikTok and launching at Nordstrom and Rent the Runway. Featured in Forbes and the TODAY Show and recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30, their brand graces celebrities like Karlie Kloss and Ashley Park, marking a significant imprint in the retail landscape.
Use the discount code to get your lounge on in Sani's best selling and TikTok famous loungewear. The embroidered sets make for a great gift for yourself or someone you love.
SoaPen makes educational products for little creatives. What started out as a Shark Tank-approved hand soap pen for kids that encourages proper hand washing has evolved into offering children sensory-friendly educational tools inspired by the color wheel.
Keep your hands and feet colorful and vibrant with our SoaPen x Color Wheel Socks Bundle!
Amanat Anand and Shubham Issar, New Delhi natives and Parsons School of Design alumni, co-founded SoaPen post winning UNICEF’s Wearables for Good Challenge. Their innovation, promoting handwashing to curb illness and school absenteeism, earned them spots on Forbes 30 Under 30 and Toyota’s Mothers of Invention, alongside securing a Shark Tank deal. Featured in notable publications, their endeavor continues to make health-centric impacts.
Use the discount code to keep your hands and feet colorful and vibrant with our SoaPen x Color Wheel Socks Bundle! Get 15% off storewide.
Soapy Faith redefines sensitive skincare, eliminating guesswork for those with delicate or eczema-prone skin. Enjoy fun, effective products that cleanse, hydrate, and restore glow without irritation.
Discover your favorite soap and bodycare, brimming with plant ingredients for gentle cleansing and hydration. Ideal for sensitive to eczema-prone skin. Celebrated in over 6000 reviews, it’s vegan, cruelty-free, and devoid of harsh chemicals, ensuring a natural glow and heavenly scent.
Breast cancer survivor Krystal James, co-founded Soapy Faith focusing on gentle bodycare. Michelle Johnson, with a corporate background, spearheaded its growth, aiming for top-rated sensitive skin care. Operations expert Brittney Follings ensures product excellence and leads community outreach, making Soapy Faith a comprehensive endeavor.
Use the discount code to give the gift of glow and enjoy 20% off your purchase at checkout.