Category Archives: Movers Spotlight

Mover’s Spotlight on BeBOLD and Stacy Madison

Before anything else, can you talk about the origins of  BeBOLD? I know that you started it with your brother, but where did the idea come from?  Stacy Madison: BeBOLD’s story started seven or eight years ago. After the sale of Stacy’s Pita Chip Company, I traveled, did a few other things, and made some […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Zero-to-CPG: Elena Guberman’s Golden Touch

Many assume innovation comes from having lots of data, a large team, and a really big budget. But groundbreaking ideas are not the sole province of those who can afford them. In truth, a lot of innovation comes from small start-ups that rely on their own creativity to overcome limited resources. In other words, small […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Thuong Tan and Noodelist

Tell us a little bit about your journey. I know that you lived in several countries and your relationship with the staple food in these countries led you to creating the Noodelist noodles. In your own words, how did you come to starting your own noodle brand? Thuong Tan: That’s the Noodelist tagline, right? I’m […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Melanie Webb and Love Good Fats

Tell us how Love Good Fats began. Where did the idea for the company come from?  Melanie Webb: As a company, Love Good Fats has a lot of good stories, and this is one of them. Suzie Yorke, the founder of Love Good Fats, is an elite athlete. She has done 11 Ironmans, marathons, half-marathons, […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Addictive Wellness

I know that there’s a really great story behind Addictive Wellness. I want to know how you found your way to each other and how you came to build Addictive Wellness.  AnnaBlanca: Addictive Wellness has an unbelievable story. When you ask, “How did you find your way to each other?”, I’d say it was nothing […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Sheetal Bahirat and Reveal

Let’s go back to the beginning. Tell us a bit about yourself, Sheetal, and how Hidden Gems and Reveal came to be. Sheetal Bahirat: The story behind Reveal starts all the way back when I was working as a personal stylist. During that time in my life, I realized that people were coming to me […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Ashi Jelinek and KidsLuv

What’s the story behind Kidsluv? Where did the idea for the company come from?  Ashi Jelinek: So, I started the KidsLuv project in 2017. After having two kids, I was aware that there were tons of snack options out there that were healthy, low in sugar, and had added nutritional benefits. But I couldn’t find […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Nona Lim

So, Nona Lim, how did you start? What brought you into the CPG food industry, and where did you get the idea for Nona Lim?  Nona Lim: It’s a slightly long story. I grew up in Singapore, moved to London, worked there for eight years in management and software consulting before moving to the Bay […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Elizabeth Grojean and Baloo

Let’s go back to the beginning. I heard that you came up with Baloo weighted blankets while you were living in Bali. Can you walk us through that time in your life? How did you come up with wanting to develop such a product? Elizabeth Grojean: The story of Baloo and our weighted blankets started […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Alex Ostroff and Saint Urbain

Before we get into Saint-Urbain, I want to talk about you first. How did you personally get into the creative and design industry?   Alex Ostroff: Long before Saint Urbain, I went to film school in Montreal, Canada, where I’m from. And I loved it. I was on track for film. Now, I’m a huge foodie. […]