Sap Maple Soda

Sap Maple Soda creators Nikita Salmon and Chas Smith grew up drinking maple sap from buckets in their family’s maple tree forest in Vermont. The family has over 300 acres of trees they’ve been “harvesting” since the 1950’s. They also harvest birch sap. The two cousins were brainstorming business ideas and when they came up […]

Radiate – The Portable Campfire

Brent Davidson and Bryan Cantrell got the idea for the Radiate Portable Campfire from another business they own together. The two guys make skin care products and they always have a lot of excess wax lying around. They’d tote a bucket of waste wax on a camping trip, stick a wick in it, and make […]

Petrol – Fuel for Dogs

Julie Yenichek and Ryan Huyghe created Petrol – fuel for dogs – to give dogs a healthy, hydrating treat. Dogs need water – 34 ounces a day for a 35 pound dog – and Petrol delivers filtered water with 6 added vitamins and minerals that help keep dogs healthier. They designed Petrol to be a […]

Every Table – Healthy Food with a Social Mission

Sam Polk and David Foster started Every Table to bring healthy, affordable meals to places where those options were non-existent. They noticed most low-income areas don’t have healthy meal options – the landscape is littered with unhealthy fast food restaurants that contribute to obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall poor health. The old saying “you […]

Dough Bar Protein Doughnuts

Dough Bar creators Ondrea Siniari and Marques Fernandez like to keep fit and eat healthy, but they like their sweets too. That’s why they started cooking up protein doughnuts and, more recently, protein crispy bars (like Rice Krispie bars).  Unlike regular doughnuts, Dough Bar doughnuts are baked, not fried. Each doughnut has 11 grams of protein. […]

Snap Clips Weight Collars

Snap Clips inventor Martin Dimitrov is a young entrepreneur who likes to lift weights. He’s so young that when he started a Kickstarter campaign to launch his product, he had to have someone else set it up due to age restrictions on the site! He came up with the idea for his next generation weight collars […]

ShowerPill Body Wipes

ShowerPill creators Wendell Hunter, Wale Forrester and Justin Forsett know about sweat. They’re all former UC football stars, Hunter and Forsett also played in the NFL. It’s safe to say, they’re familiar with the need for a shower after working out. While in college, they were so busy, they sometimes didn’t have time to shower […]

Changed App for Paying Down Student Loans

Daniel Stelmach and Nick Skrzyniarz hope their ChangEd app will help solve the student debt crisis. With over $1.3 TRILLION in student debt, many economists think student loans will be the next financial bubble. For students carrying debt, the crisis is real. It often takes twenty years to pay off college loans and it affects […]

Latest Scott Jordan Apology Doesn’t Ring True

The latest entry on the Scott Jordan apology tour is more detailed than the first, but still sounds about as shallow as the man. Jordan, who is famous for his season three Shark Tank appearance, raised the ire of conservatives across the nation when he called Fox News viewers “@#$%ing idiots” (among other insults), is […]

The Bouquet Bar – Reinventing Gifting

David Yusuf, Sal Aziz and Alex Amidi want to reinvent gifting with The Bouquet Bar. Now, instead of just flowers, candy or some other gift, now you can customize a gift box with this new service. All gifts come in an elegant, orange and white box. With the “design your own” option, just pick your […]

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