Building a marketing campaign around a former meth head and ex-convict may seem a little crazy to some people. Dave’s Killer Bread was based on that and yet, the baking company, continues to thrive. It has shown it’s perseverance and true character. But it didn’t come easy. To make a long story short, Dave received 18 months for 2nd degree Robbery and 4th degree Assault. Not to mention his constant involvement in the drug game. He became more humbled after being released though. Since then he has made positive changes in his life and has blazed a trail on his entrepreneurial journey.
Keeley Tillotson started making peanut butter in the kitchen of a small two-bedroom apartment with her best friend, Erika Welsh, mixing everything from pretzels to sun flower seeds, while attending the University of Oregon. Behind all of the fun and games though are two serious entrepreneurs dedicated to making the company they’ve started a huge success. Welsh and Tillotson, both in their early twenties, are the proud owners of Wild Squirrel Nut Butter, an all-natural peanut butter company.
Learn how a 17-year-old kid from India dropped out of high school, started three companies, and became a millionaire all before hitting the age of 30. Meet Gurbaksh Chahal, the person behind these operations. His achievements are already well-known and have been raved about throughout the advertising industry for years. But it didn’t come without the doubters, cynics, and negative-minded peers.
Let your clients schedule appointments online. That is the concept behind the new startup, Schedulista. Seattle entrepreneurs Felix Livni and Lowell Manners are complete studs. This latest company is fairly new being just about six-months old. So who are it’s main customers? They primarily help hair salons, accountants and other small businesses in accepting appointments online.
When Rob Walling found himself in the rat race, he instantly knew he had to find a way out of salaried work. Eventually, he decided to enter the startup world. The techpreneur has since created HitTail, a website that guarantees to increase your organic search traffic. He is also founder of The Microprenuer Academy, which helps others launch successful software products as well as he did.
The video as seen below was shot years ago but features the then young entrepreneur, Cameron Johnson. As a teenager he started a couple of profitable businesses and eventually became the youngest American appointed to the board of a Tokyo-based company. He has been featured in hundreds of newspapers, magazines and television stations worldwide including Newsweek, USA Today, BusinessWeek, The New York Times, Time Magazine, MSNBC, CNBC, ABC, and even the Oprah Winfrey Show as well.