Mikaila Ulmer, Lemonade Entrepreneur! Mikaila is CEO of Me and the Bees Lemonade. Her idea was launched at age 4 when she took part in Lemonade Day, a national program that teaches financial literacy to kids by encouraging them to open their own business — a lemonade stand. Whole Foods is now carrying Me & the Bees products, and she was offered a $60,000 investment from Daymond John on Shark Tank.
AngelList acquires Product Hunt AngelList the LinkedIn for startups just bought Product Hunt the platform where people vote up or down on startup products for an undisclosed amount. Product Hunt was rumored to be raising its next round for the past sever
Dave McClure has taken a slightly different path towards the funding of startups. He gets in early in a lot of company’s and expects about a third to fail. He didn’t start investing as a venture capitalist until a little later in life and wasn’t sure if he was already too old. Dave’s story runs through some of Silicon Valley’s best companies Facebook, PayPal, Mint.com, Simply Hired and others.
Rola Girl is fruit of love and dedication of a young entrepreneur couple who in 1996 because of the need to create and produce marketable pieces, gave rise to the brand. Initially the pieces blended from different styles and were produced in a small apartment room for her while he was traveling to sell them. The demand for fitness fashion products of Rola Girl grew each day when in 2001 the Rola Girl underwent a brand repositioning and began investing exclusively in the fitness segment.