Category Archives: Movers Spotlight

Mover’s Spotlight on Lisa Curtis and Kuli Kuli

I know that you served in the Peace Corps before you started KuliKuli. Can you take us back to the moment that you realized that you wanted to start a business? What made you want to start Kuli Kuli? Lisa Curtis: I started Kuli Kuli after serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger and […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Agua Bonita Founders Kayla Castañeda and Erin PonTell

So, we’ve never done double interviews before but I’m excited to do that with you guys at Agua Bonita. Where did the idea for the company start? How did it all begin?  Kayla Castañeda: The idea of Agua Bonita started from growing up with aguas frescas at home. Coming from a Hispanic household, it was […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Zachary DeAngelo and RODEO CPG

You have a lot of experience in the CPG industry. Probably more than we can fit in one interview. But let’s go back to the beginning. How did you get your start? What drew you to the CPG food business?  Zachary DeAngelo: It always started with my love of food. My mom owned a small […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Taylor Lamb and JUNA

Tell us about yourself, Taylor. Tell us how you got involved with JUNA and what you guys do.  Taylor Lamb: My name is Taylor Lamb. I’m the co-founder and CEO of JUNA, a women’s wellness brand. We formulate the most effective and most sustainable wellness product for our modern world. We know that women everywhere […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Karen de Luca and Studio de Luca

Share a little bit about who Karen de Luca is. How did you get into creative design?  Karen de Luca: I’m the co-owner of Studio De Luca. We’re a commercial photo agency specializing in people and product photography and motion. We’re a full-service agency, meaning we handle every aspect of production – casting, creative direction, […]

Mover’s Spotlight Special: Abe Cohn on the Importance of Intellectual Property

I know that you have your own legal firm, Cohn Legal, PLLC. How did it all start for you?  Abe Cohn: Principally, I am an attorney with a special expertise in property law and Internet law. I went to Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, which specializes in intellectual property law. I worked for a […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Judah Longgrear and Nickelytics

Let’s talk a bit about Nickelytics. Who are you, what do you guys do, and how did it all start?  Judah Longgrear: I founded a business back in 2017 called the Nickel Ride. It was an on-demand rideshare paid for by advertisers. Even then, I was pretty bullish on the opportunity to integrate advertising into […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Renee Dunn and Amazi

I’m excited to talk to you about Amazi and what you’re all about. But let’s start from the beginning. Renee Dunn, tell us what Amazi is and how it came to be.  Renee Dunn: So, Amazi is a mindful food company. We’re on a mission to help you Snack on Purpose  with our 100% Made-in-Uganda […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Frances Tang and Awkward Essentials

Tell us about you and Awkward Essentials. Who is Frances Tang and how did she come up with Awkward Essentials?  Frances Tang: I grew up in the Bay Area, went to college in San Diego, and had no idea what I wanted to do when I graduated. With a degree in Communications, I defaulted to […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Rana Lustyan and Edoughble

So, tell me about Edoughble. Walk me through your early days. How did it all come together?  Rana Lustyan: I came up with the idea for Edoughble in 2009 when a big food brand recalled all of their baking cookie dough because people were eating their cookie dough raw and ended up in the hospital […]