Daniel Mack and Marco Billmaier met in primary school in Germany. Over the years, they often discussed going into business together. A personal loss sparked the insight that led to the launch of Mementi Urns three years ago. It combines the seemingly incongruous aspects of street art with the funeral urns business.
After a substantial career in corporate America, Bob Deerin founded Prime Life Fibers. Prime Life makes incontinence products as well as socks for people with diabetes.
Julia Spehlmann wears many hats. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from UMASS Amherst in 2013. Julia is currently a full-time student at UMASS Lowell pursuing an additional degree in Computer Science. She is also the co-founder of The Little Collar. Julia handcrafts each Little Collar wristband. Each one sold represents a day of food provided to a dog in need. She is passionately driven by a ferocious love of man’s best friend and her unrelenting desire to save and feed as many dogs as possible.
Kyler Russell plays Little League Baseball. He’s also a product developer and co-founder of a growing business. What started out as a craft project in his family’s dining room has evolved into the field-tested, kid-approved Comfy Cup™. “In this case, we just wanted to make sports safer and more enjoyable for boys,” says co-founder and […]
Fern Koh is the founder of Fernberry Skincare. Based in Hong Kong, Fernberry’s original, hydrating formulations are manufactured in Japan using natural ingredients and sold around the world.
Tyler Chilton is the founder of Mayflower Electronics, an upstate New York-based maker of headphone amplifiers and other audiophile components.
Amber Alger is the founder of Cool Beans! in Austin, Texas. She launched her business with the active support of the CEO, platform developers, and her coworkers at Volusion, an e-commerce technology company.
Travis Nagle (on the right in the photo above) was born and raised near Sacramento with his brother Ryan (on the left), with whom he co-founded Stem. Travis took an early interest in the world of marketing and branding. He attended UCLA to study Mass Communications. Upon graduation, Travis joined Deutsch Inc. to work in […]
Zac Halloran is the founder of Twill, a “for purpose” company. Every purchase of a Twill blanket, throw, beanie, tee, or cap helps local friends in need.
Claire Lowe is the co-founder of ONE SIX FIVE, a maker of high quality, handmade, affordable jewelry based in Columbus, Ohio.