Meet One Of The Founders Of Awkward Family Photos

Doug Chernack and Mike Bender have been making a career out of celebrating awkwardness since 2009, when they launched their popular website ‘Awkward Family Photos’. Since then, the site has spawned three books, a greeting card line, and even a museum exhibit. In this ThriveWire exclusive, we talk to Doug (pictured on the right) aboutContinue reading “Meet One Of The Founders Of Awkward Family Photos”

Huckberry Founders Andy Forch And Richard Greiner Ski Volcanoes, Fish Crater Lakes, And Run A Popular Lifestyle And Apparel Site

Andy Forch and Richard Greiner started the lifestyle and apparel site Huckberry in their apartment in 2011. They wanted to focus on people like themselves, who are interested in the outdoors, but aren’t extreme explorers. They offer quality products for a short amount of time at a discount, everything from Fjällräven winter coats, to Gerber knives,Continue reading “Huckberry Founders Andy Forch And Richard Greiner Ski Volcanoes, Fish Crater Lakes, And Run A Popular Lifestyle And Apparel Site”

Tom Patterson, Founder Of Tommy John, Dreams Of A Wedgie-Free World

Tom Patterson had a problem. It’s one that at the time was nameless, but it affected men the world over: Excess Fabric Gut. He was tired of undershirts that would come untucked inside of dress shirts and cause this strange bunching up around the bellybutton. So he decided to do something about it. He foundedContinue reading “Tom Patterson, Founder Of Tommy John, Dreams Of A Wedgie-Free World”

The Founders Of Vinyl Me, Please Talk About Resurrecting The Record Club

Matt Fiedler and Tyler Barstow were a couple of music-obsessed twentysomethings in Chicago working for a startup when they came up with an idea. It wasn’t necessarily a new idea as much as it was a repackaging of an old idea for a modern audience. They were looking for a record club to join toContinue reading “The Founders Of Vinyl Me, Please Talk About Resurrecting The Record Club”

Nick Clark, Of The Common Desk, Talks About The Ideal Workspace

Nick Clark is the founder of The Common Desk, a coworking space in Dallas. Clark started the company in 2011 after leaving his job in commercial real estate. They have expanded twice since the founding and are looking to open a second space in 2015. The Common Desk is working to be an innovator inContinue reading “Nick Clark, Of The Common Desk, Talks About The Ideal Workspace”

Jeff Raider, Founder Of Harry’s, Is Always Looking For An Edge

Jeff Raider is the co-founder of Harry’s, an online razor company that promises quality razors for much less than the larger companies charge. Raider, along with Andy Katz-Mayfield, started the company with a simple promise: a great shave at a fair price. He is also the co-founder of the extremely successful and popular glasses companyContinue reading “Jeff Raider, Founder Of Harry’s, Is Always Looking For An Edge”

Jeff Halevy Never Stops Moving

Jeff Halevy is an internationally famous fitness expert and the CEO and founder of theHalevy Life gym in New York City. He’s so confident in his gym that it comes with a money back guarantee. He’s parlayed his success into a recurring role on NBC’s Today Show as their Contributing Fitness Expert. He had aContinue reading “Jeff Halevy Never Stops Moving”