- In 2000, Maria Peevey created a women's lifestyle brand company called SimplyShe. One of her books, SimplyDog, helped open her eyes to a growing trend: the humanization of pets. She decided to add pet clothes to her line of products and today, the company boasts annual revenues of $30 Million with 99% of the business being pet related.
- Two Men And A Truck
- When her sons went off to college, Mary Ellen Sheets took over their moving company and her daughter, Melanie, started franchising the business. Now two women run a $170 million a year moving company called Two Men And A Truck.
- Vita Coco
- Childhood friends, Ira Liran and Michael Kirban met a couple of Brazilian women in a Manhattan bar who told them that they really missed the "agua de coco" or coconut water from home. That chance encounter was the catalyst for what is now a $40 Million a year company — Vita Coco.