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Gentreo

We Started Estate Planning After Our Parents Paid $10,000

Our parents, who are your average next-door neighbors, paid $10,000 to do estate planning including a will, health care proxies and other relevant documents. Our CTO paid over $10,000 for estate…

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iSchoolConnect

Launching a Google-Backed Education Accessibility Startup

When I decided to study abroad, I had a Masters in Biotechnology and wanted to further pursue an MBA in the USA. In the process of finding the right university and talking to education consultants, I…

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T is for Tame

My idea for taming messy hair made six-figures in 6 months

When my twins were babies, they had a lot of messy hair. On a daily basis I was asked to send or post pictures of the kids – and I was embarrassed by how their hair looked! My son was a Jim Carrey in…

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Linktree

We Created a Link Sharer as Instagram Only Allows One Link

We created a link-sharing platform as a solution to an issue that we continuously came up against while running social media campaigns for the clients of our digital agency. The issue was, quite…

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Healthybud

How we sold 10,000 bags of dog treats in our first month

The idea behind came to us near the close of 2018 after one of our founder’s dogs died unexpectedly from a form of terminal cancer. This tragedy encouraged us to learn more about pet health. As pet…

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Ilixer

We're Entering the (Potentially) $43B Powdered Food Market

Our story roots itself in my childhood, where I grew up an obese kid. I quickly learned that kids are mean. My name wasn’t Cody to them, but instead “fat boy” or “fatty”. The treatment from my peers…

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Playing Card Decks

What I Learned Launching 18 Playing Card Kickstarter Project

I have sold lots of different products. I did really well with instructional DVDs before the popularity of youtube. I have sold magic tricks before and started adding playing cards to my offering…

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Bump Boxes

Growing Pregnancy Supplies Subscription-Box to $20mill ARR

I was an accountant in a cubicle at a large publicly traded firm in a small town in Central Illinois. And then my husband and I got pregnant. All I wanted to do was protect my unborn daughter and I…

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Tunedly

Making the Music Industry More Financially Accessible

Back in the early 2010s, when I was still an active songwriter and radio jingle/ads producer, I lived remote enough that it was hard for me to find local session musicians for hire when I needed live…

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