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It took a few tries. They made many mistakes. But eventually, these two entrepreneurs found success with two social media platforms that help people build their brands.
Four founders came together to build Venio Systems, an e-discovery platform for law firms. Ten years later, they weren’t all convinced it was time to sell.
As the role of influencers heated up, these young entrepreneurs made it easy to connect with Gen Z. Global brands lined up, and the company brought in 8 figures of revenue by the time it sold in 2022.
Michael Dash wanted to grow an e-commerce auto parts business, and ended up building a SaaS tool that solved many marketplace sellers’ challenges.
Doug Fallon created slot games for 15+ years before starting Wild Streak Gaming. He and his co-founder Roxane Fallon took just 6 years to transform that experience into an acquisition.
Despite “print is dead” naysayers, Courier Media built a global publishing company for entrepreneurs and attracted an acquisition offer from one of its prominent advertisers: MailChimp.
GiveWP, a WordPress plugin for charitable donations, was acquired by web host Liquid Web in 2021, joining a suite of WordPress brands under the company’s wing.
Within five years, Newor Media was serving more than 300 clients that used the programmatic ad bidding platform to send traffic to their website. The company sold for 8 figures.