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Startup 20squared Thriving From Love of Cars

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / May 6, 2010

What is the story behind your company? 20squared was founded in 2005 to fill the void for aftermarket performance parts for your Volkswagen and Audi.  Our team is enthusiasts at heart and sell what we feel are the best products out on the market.  Since 2005, we have put together a strong product line that is continually growing virtually on a daily basis and have developed strong relationships…

iB-Lieve Aims to Empower and Inspire Young Professionals

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / April 29, 2010

What is the story behind your company? In college, we talked about changing….. The idea is Kevin Bickart’s (CEO), who wanted to create products and innovative ways to inspire people to believe in themselves. He was interested in developing tools to help people live a more resilient and inspired lifestyle.  Kevin is now an MD/PhD student at Boston University and CEO of iB-LIEVE. What makes your company unique…

Startup Personera Lets You Print Your Facebook Calendar

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / April 15, 2010

What is the story behind Personera? The idea behind Personera was an epiphany that occurred when Sheraan Amod, a social networking and tech evangelist met Jaco de Wet, an industrial engineering grad and publishing enthusiast. Personera, a web to print company combining the best elements of Facebook and personalized digital print was founded soon after. With backing of angel investors, the startup launched publicly in November 2009. What…

Startup "Go Try It On" Makes Sure You Look Damn Good

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / April 8, 2010

What is the story behind Go Try It On? While getting ready with friends, Marissa noticed that no matter which friends she was with…everyone would ask the same questions in the moments before going out…”How do I look?” … She also realized when home, alone…there was never anyone to ask about her outfit! She thought, “wouldn’t it be great if there was a website where users could go,…

Startup BeMe Encourages Creativity and Individuality

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / February 27, 2010

What is the story behind BeMe? Individuality is something our family always embraced. Growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, we kept our parents busy by exploring a plethora of activities throughout our childhood- soccer, basketball, gymnastics, dance- you name it, we tried it. Our activities allowed us to form a strong sense of identity that played an important part in shaping our lives. These experiences inspired Tina…

Ashley Bodi and Business Beware Gives Your Business a Voice

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / February 20, 2010

Year Founded: 2008 URL: http://www.businessbeware.biz Founders and Ages: Ashley Bodi – 26 What is the story behind your company? ie. where did the idea come from, how was it founded etc..: The idea for Business Beware started when Robert (my father) was talking with a friend about a customer they had problems with and turns out that same customer is the one that had given him problems too.…


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