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Staying true to your brand by staying true to yourself

It takes a lot of effort to stay true to your brand. As businesses grow and explore opportunities, they quickly learn how to compromise and change the way they do things. And that’s not a bad thing! Change is a sign of growth and getting better at what we do. But it’s the way that […]

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 […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Christie Lee and Nourishing Food Marketing

Talk a bit about how Nourishing Food Marketing started. How did it all come together?  Christie Lee: I started Nourishing Food Marketing after exiting the food brand I started, Tiny Hero. Most new and emerging brands can’t afford full-time marketing help because we’re typically expensive. It just doesn’t make sense to bring someone on full-time.  […]

Mover’s Spotlight on David Czinn and D’Vash Organics

Walk me through the birth of D’Vash Organics. How did you realize that date syrup is a viable product for retail in the U.S.? David Czinn: My business partner, Brian Finkel, was living in Israel at the time. He was the one that told me that date syrup was ubiquitous. Every supermarket you went to […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Courtney Boyd Myers and AKUA

As a good way to start, tell us about AKUA – when did the idea for the company first come to you and how did it come together?  Courtney Boyd Myers: In 2016, I was invited to visit my first restorative kelp farm. It was about a 5-minute boat ride into the Thimble Islands near […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Alli Owen and Sweet Logic

Hi, Alli. So, I know you and your husband, Matt, started Sweet Logic together. How did you guys come up with your idea of Sweet Logic’s keto mug cakes?  Allie Owen: My husband and I both started doing keto in 2016 for different health reasons. When we started the diet, we discovered that it was […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Alex Bayer and Genius Juice

Genius Juices has had a lot of success in the past year or two, but we’d like to hear about where it all started. How did the business come together?  Alex Bayer: I started Genius Juice in 2014. Before that, I was an insurance agent for 7 years. I used to make myself a smoothie […]

Movers Spotlight on Mark Samuel and IWON

Tell us about IWON. How did it come together?  Mark Samuel: Back in 2016, I became involved with a bag company called Fit Mark that I had founded some years prior. I wanted to transition and continue to be in health and wellness. So, I looked for the void in the food and beverage industry […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Ben Koren and GO BIG

Describe what goes into GO BIG. Ben Koren: Imagine if a five-hour energy shot and a wellness beverage had a baby, that’s GO BIG. We took the best parts of each kind of beverage and put it together to make something that we believe is exponentially better. Essentially, my co-founder and I brought what we’ve […]