50 Companies That Use Adobe Suite [2024]

Updated: May 21st, 2022

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We put together a list of the biggest companies that use Adobe Suite, along with some Adobe Suite testimonials and Adobe Suite case studies.

Here's the list:

1. Dick At Your Door

Dick At Your Door is a dessert boxes store started by Adam Hascall in 2015. Dick At Your Door uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$125K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
California, USA

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Dick At Your Door is an e-commerce shop that grew almost 10x within the last eight months by selling anonymous pranks such as 5 oz chocolate penises, and its founder shares his journey that started as a joke to becoming a professional chocolatier.

About
Adam started Dick At Your Door over 9 years ago
Revenue
Adam grew the business to $125K/month
Read by 15,973 founders

2. Mini Materials

Mini Materials is a woodworking business started by Jared Waters in 2015. Mini Materials uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Portland, OR

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I Make $20K/Month Selling Tiny Cinder Blocks Online

Startup Mini Materials sells miniature masonry and woodworking supplies with a cult following gained through viral videos, social media and email newsletters.

About
Jared started Mini Materials over 9 years ago
Revenue
Jared grew the business to $20K/month
Read by 30,403 founders

3. HUSKYBEARD

HUSKYBEARD is a dropshipping men's grooming products started by Ray Moyers in 2016. HUSKYBEARD uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$3.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Queen Creek, Arizona, USA

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Growing And Selling An Online Beard Care Business

A 22-year-old Korean American entrepreneur shares the story of how he pivoted from a beard growth cosmetic business to a beard care brand, built a strong community with a 30% customer retention rate, and scaled to a six-figure revenue with primarily Facebook ads.

About
Ray started HUSKYBEARD over 7 years ago
Revenue
Ray grew the business to $3.5K/month
Read by 16,262 founders

4. Engravers Guild

Engravers Guild is a personalized gift business started by Elliot Bishton in 2017. Engravers Guild uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
1 founders / 7 employees
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

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Starting A Personalized Gift Retailer Online and Growing to $30k/month

Engravers Guild, an online personalised gift retailer, has expanded its collection from seven cufflink pairs to over 200 lines and now turns over more than $30,000 per month, a significant increase from its $3,000 turnover 18 months ago.

About
Elliot started Engravers Guild over 7 years ago
Revenue
Elliot grew the business to $200K/month
Costs
It cost Elliot $50000 to start the business
Read by 7,758 founders

5. Crawford Denim and Vintage Co.

Crawford Denim and Vintage Co. is a denim brand started by Susie Shaughnessy in 2013. Crawford Denim and Vintage Co. uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Manhattan Beach, California, USA

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Being A Maker And Launching A Premium Denim Brand

Learn how Susie Shaughnessy created Crawford Denim and Vintage Co, a small-batch denim brand that mixes vintage and modern styles and is made in California from USA goods and deadstock and how she scaled back the business last year and is focusing on incremental growth and working with boutiques and increasing unique denim styles.

About
Susie started Crawford Denim and Vintage Co. over 10 years ago
Revenue
Susie grew the business to $2K/month
Read by 6,951 founders

6. Suffolk Latch Company

Suffolk Latch Company is a furniture business started by Carl Benson in 2007. Suffolk Latch Company uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$70K / month
Team
1 founders / 7 employees
Location
Clare, England, United Kingdom

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How I Started A Small Online Retail Business Making $45K/Month

Suffolk Latch Company, an online store specialising in traditional and hand forged ironmongery, has experienced a 20% increase in turnover compared to the previous year despite economic turbulence, attracting and retaining customers through a multi-pronged approach of Google ad campaigns, reviews and social media, blog articles, and selling through eBay and Amazon.

About
Carl started Suffolk Latch Company over 17 years ago
Revenue
Carl grew the business to $70K/month
Read by 7,519 founders

7. ScrubzBody Skin Care Products

ScrubzBody Skin Care Products is a skin care product line started by Roberta Perry in 2006. ScrubzBody Skin Care Products uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$16.3K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Farmingdale, New York, USA

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Creating A Product For Yourself And Turning It Into A Business

ScrubsBody Skin Care uses customer service and specialty parties to grow slowly and steadily from Kitchen to being offered in 28 Whole Food Markets, and after being the finale episode on Sell it Like Serhant they experienced rapid growth both in store and online.

About
Roberta started ScrubzBody Skin Care Products almost 18 years ago
Revenue
Roberta grew the business to $16.3K/month
Read by 21,942 founders

8. Xero Shoes

Xero Shoes is a shoe brand started by Steven Sashen in 2009. Xero Shoes uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$4M / month
Team
2 founders / 67 employees
Location
Broomfield, Colorado, USA

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Xero Shoes: Growing A Shoe Brand to $460K/month

Xero Shoes, co-founded by Steven Sashen, is a minimalist shoe company that has grown at a rate of 80-102% per year since 2014, with 2017 sales of $5.53M, and has been repeatedly listed as one of INC. 5000’s fastest-growing companies, and has a projected $15M in sales for 2019.

About
Steven started Xero Shoes over 14 years ago
Revenue
Steven grew the business to $4M/month
Read by 15,351 founders

9. Tortuga

Tortuga is a backpack line started by Fred Perrotta in 2010. Tortuga uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$300K / month
Team
2 founders / 9 employees
Location
Remote

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How We Started A $300K/Month Business Selling Carry On Travel Backpacks

How Tortuga bootstrapped their way to seven figures in revenue, by solving a problem for travelers with their carry-on sized travel backpacks, after overcoming challenges in design, manufacturing, and advertising.

About
Fred started Tortuga about 14 years ago
Revenue
Fred grew the business to $300K/month
Read by 12,423 founders

10. GhostBed by Nature's Sleep

GhostBed by Nature's Sleep is a bedding company started by Marc Werner in 2001. GhostBed by Nature's Sleep uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Team
2 founders / 100 employees

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11. Tediber

Tediber is a bedding company started by Julien Sylvain in 2015. Tediber uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$3.5M / month
Team
4 founders / 40 employees
Location
Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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How Four Friends Started The #1 Mattress Company In France

Tediber is France's leading Bed-in-box company, generating €15 million in revenue in 2018, and offering a range of bedding products sold online in France, Italy, and Spain, with quality products manufactured locally and sold at a good price.

About
Julien started Tediber over 9 years ago
Revenue
Julien grew the business to $3.5M/month
Costs
It cost Julien $100000 to start the business
Read by 10,176 founders

12. The Longhairs

The Longhairs is a hair product line started by Chris Healy in 2014. The Longhairs uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
2 founders / 3 employees
Location
San Diego, California, USA

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How The Longhairs Grew To $30K Per Month Selling Hair Ties For Men

The Longhairs started their business in 2014 with no following and over four years they’ve grown their audience to 60K monthly website visitors, 20K email subscribers, and 28K YouTube subscribers, with monthly revenue of $30K by creating original, quality content, building their community, driving email optins and converting subscribers into customers.

About
Chris started The Longhairs over 9 years ago
Revenue
Chris grew the business to $100K/month
Costs
It cost Chris $10000 to start the business
Read by 17,826 founders

13. Pain Care Labs a dba of MMJ Labs

Pain Care Labs a dba of MMJ Labs is a medical device company started by Amy Baxter MD in 2006. Pain Care Labs a dba of MMJ Labs uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$208K / month
Team
1 founders / 7 employees
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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How A Doctor Got On Shark Tank And Saved 31M People From Pain

Pain Care Labs, founded by a pediatric emergency doctor after inventing a vibrating ice pack bee, Buzzy, has sold over 31 million units while focusing on non-pharmaceutical pain relief, and recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for their latest product, DuoTherm.

About
Amy started Pain Care Labs a dba of MMJ Labs almost 18 years ago
Revenue
Amy grew the business to $208K/month
Costs
It cost Amy $150000 to start the business
Read by 24,300 founders

14. SmartyPits

SmartyPits is a deodorant brand started by Stacia Guzzo in 2014. SmartyPits uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$183K / month
Team
2 founders / 13 employees
Location
Bend, OR, USA

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How Stacia Guzzo Pivoted and Started A $58K/Month Deodorant Product

SmartyPits is a fast-growing deodorant company that has gone from making under $100,000 in 2016 to making over $500,000 by Q3 2018, after the founder's experience as a breast cancer survivor led to developing an aluminum-free deodorant.

About
Stacia started SmartyPits over 10 years ago
Revenue
Stacia grew the business to $183K/month
Read by 13,293 founders

15. Outlaw

Outlaw is a soap business started by Danielle Vincent in 2013. Outlaw uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$380K / month
Team
2 founders / 13 employees
Location
Sparks, NV, USA

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Leaving The Cubicle To Start A $23K/Month Soap Company

Outlaw Soaps, a soap company that started with just $13.72 of supplies, now makes an average of $23,000/month, with 46% of website orders from repeat customers who are loyal to the company's unique products and top-notch customer service.

About
Danielle started Outlaw over 11 years ago
Revenue
Danielle grew the business to $380K/month
Costs
It cost Danielle $200 to start the business
Read by 24,058 founders

16. Data Over Ego

Data Over Ego is an email marketing business started by Darin Hager in 2018. Data Over Ego uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Team
3 founders / 30 employees
Location
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA

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On Launching My Own Gym Sneakers Brand And Getting Featured In Tons Of Media

Footwear designer Darin Hager's brand Heyday Footwear created a successful business by transitioning from a wholesale to direct to consumer model, offering unique design-driven performance gym sneakers for the fitness-focused market, achieving widespread product placement PR without outside help and using apps such as Klaviyo and Zipify to improve sales, but ultimately the venture had to close due to inadequate funding.

About
Darin started Data Over Ego over 6 years ago
Revenue
Darin grew the business to $0/month
Read by 5,717 founders

17. Dock and Bay

Dock and Bay is a towels business started by Andy Jefferies in 2015. Dock and Bay uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$450K / month
Team
2 founders / 12 employees
Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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How Two Founders Started A $5M/Year Business Selling Beach Towels

Dock & Bay co-founders started their lifestyle brand by reinventing the towel to be sand-free, quick dry and super absorbent while staying compact, generating a turnover of $5.4 million within a few years through Amazon and social media marketing.

About
Andy started Dock and Bay almost 9 years ago
Revenue
Andy grew the business to $450K/month
Read by 12,079 founders

18. TIMEFLIP

TIMEFLIP is a time tracking app started by Pavel Cheshev in 2016. TIMEFLIP uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$50K / month
Team
2 founders / 5 employees
Location
Poznań, Польша

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Inventing A Gadget To Help You Track Your Time

TimeFlip, an IoT device that assists with personal time management and productivity control, has sold over 5,000 units globally, with half of the sales coming from North America, and has plans to expand into Walmart, Best Buy, and Home Depot in the near future.

About
Pavel started TIMEFLIP over 7 years ago
Revenue
Pavel grew the business to $50K/month
Costs
It cost Pavel $130000 to start the business
Read by 5,705 founders

19. The Modest Man

The Modest Man is a fashion business started by Brock McGoff in 2012. The Modest Man uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$4K / month
Team
1 founders / 8 employees
Location
Tucson, Arizona, USA

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Starting A Men's Style Publication Reaching A Million People Per Month

Learn how one entrepreneur built a million-person audience across various digital channels while generating $10-15k in monthly revenue through advertising brand partnerships, digital products, and affiliate programs with his digital media brand focused on helping shorter men dress better.

About
Brock started The Modest Man about 12 years ago
Revenue
Brock grew the business to $4K/month
Read by 8,035 founders

20. StickerandLabelSA.co.za

StickerandLabelSA.co.za is a sticker business started by Gary Amstutz in 2018. StickerandLabelSA.co.za uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$10K / month
Team
1 founders / 11 employees
Location
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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About
Gary started StickerandLabelSA.co.za over 5 years ago
Revenue
Gary grew the business to $10K/month
Read by 6,282 founders

21. Million Dollar Collar

Million Dollar Collar is a men's clothing line started by Rob Kessler in 2013. Million Dollar Collar uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$40K / month
Team
3 founders / 0 employees
Location
Atlanta, GA, USA

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How Rob Kessler Invented A Permanent Collar Stay for Dress Shirts

Rob Kessler, co-founder of Million Dollar Collar, invented the world's first permanently installed placket stay for dress shirts that has already helped people in 100 countries upgrade 200,000 of their own dress shirts, with aims of changing the dress shirt industry as a whole.

About
Rob started Million Dollar Collar over 11 years ago
Revenue
Rob grew the business to $40K/month
Costs
It cost Rob $100000 to start the business
Read by 7,234 founders

22. Taylor & Hart

Taylor & Hart is a jewelry making business started by Nikolay Piriankov in 2013. Taylor & Hart uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$385K / month
Team
2 founders / 27 employees
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

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Starting And Growing A Jewelry Business To $4.6M/Year

Taylor & Hart CEO Nikolay Piriankov tells the story of the company's journey from a diamond trading business to an award-winning, disruptive e-tailer of custom-designed, ethical engagement rings and fine jewelry, offering a bespoke design service through specifically developed technology online and instore, and growing to £4-6M in annual revenue.

About
Nikolay started Taylor & Hart over 10 years ago
Revenue
Nikolay grew the business to $385K/month
Read by 19,759 founders

23. Flaming Licks

Flaming Licks is a hot sauce business started by James Bryson in 2015. Flaming Licks uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$13K / month
Team
2 founders / 3 employees
Location
Wimborne Minster, England, United Kingdom

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How We Started A $13K/Month Hot Sauce Online Store And Subscription Service

Flaming Licks is a hot sauce subscription club and chili shop based in the UK, finishing 2019 with around 500 active members and planning to grow to 1000 members by the end of this year, with sales at around $13k/month split 2/3 subscription and 1/3 retail, mostly sourced from social media traffic using Cratejoy checkout.

About
James started Flaming Licks almost 9 years ago
Revenue
James grew the business to $13K/month
Read by 8,437 founders

24. Any Old Vintage

Any Old Vintage is a lighting store started by Nick Griffiths in 2014. Any Old Vintage uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$35K / month
Team
2 founders / 3 employees
Location
Fowey, England, United Kingdom

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Starting A Lighting Store and Growing To $35,000 Per Month

Any Old Lights, a UK-based vintage nautical and industrial lighting store, has grown to turn over £250,000 annually by being on the forefront of SEO tactics and building their own Revivals brand of lighting, as well as sourcing and selling maritime antiques and curios.

About
Nick started Any Old Vintage about 10 years ago
Revenue
Nick grew the business to $35K/month
Read by 11,170 founders

25. The Party People

The Party People is a party supply store started by Dean Salakas in 1986. The Party People uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$400K / month
Team
2 founders / 40 employees
Location
Sydney NSW, Australia

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Starting A Party Store And Growing Into A Chain

The Party People, Australia's largest party store with a multimillion-dollar turnover, shares insights on how they've grown from a small clown hire business to an online and brick-and-mortar party supply retailer by focusing on customer service and innovating in marketing and technology.

About
Dean started The Party People over 38 years ago
Revenue
Dean grew the business to $400K/month
Costs
It cost Dean $500 to start the business
Read by 9,349 founders

26. Maxwell Scott Bags Ltd

Maxwell Scott Bags Ltd is a luxury brand started by William Forshaw in 2002. Maxwell Scott Bags Ltd uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$300K / month
Team
1 founders / 14 employees
Location
York, England, United Kingdom

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$3.6M Per Year Selling Luxury Italian Leather Bags

Maxwell-Scott is a British-born luxury leather goods company handmade in Tuscany that sells to AB degree-level educated professionals with high disposable income and is now taking $400,000 a month across websites in 7 countries.

About
William started Maxwell Scott Bags Ltd over 22 years ago
Revenue
William grew the business to $300K/month
Read by 8,271 founders

27. Plain Jane

Plain Jane is a CBD business started by Evan Marshall in 2018. Plain Jane uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$275K / month
Team
2 founders / 16 employees
Location
Chatsworth, Ontario, Canada

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How Two College Roommates Started An Online CBD Business

Plain Jane, an online CBD company founded by two college roommates, offers unique products and has generated over $20K a month in sales within five months, attracting and retaining customers through social media, authentic stories, and content.

About
Evan started Plain Jane about 6 years ago
Revenue
Evan grew the business to $275K/month
Read by 16,933 founders

28. Web Designer Academy

Web Designer Academy is a marketing coaching business started by Shannon Mattern in 2015. Web Designer Academy uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$42K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Columbus, Ohio, USA

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How I Started A $10K/Month Business Selling DIY Web Design And Marketing Courses

How Shannon Mattern built a DIY web design training business from scratch that now generates $10k/month in revenue through affiliate commissions and courses, without outside investment or debt.

About
Shannon started Web Designer Academy over 9 years ago
Revenue
Shannon grew the business to $42K/month
Costs
It cost Shannon $500 to start the business
Read by 20,521 founders

29. Penny Portrait

Penny Portrait is a stationery business started by Maury McCoy in 2008. Penny Portrait uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$1.25K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Austin, Texas, USA

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Starting A Business Selling Portraits Made of Pennies

This case study is about a graphic designer who created a fun and unique product called Penny Portrait Kit that allows customers to create a portrait of Abraham Lincoln out of 846 pennies, which has sold over 6,800 kits and brought in approximately $10K of profit per year.

About
Maury started Penny Portrait about 16 years ago
Revenue
Maury grew the business to $1.25K/month
Costs
It cost Maury $2000 to start the business
Read by 7,965 founders

30. Gold Pan Pete Design

Gold Pan Pete Design is a jewelry making business started by Alex Moore in 2012. Gold Pan Pete Design uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$2.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Queenstown, New Zealand

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How A Teacher Started A Successful Handmade Jewelry Business Online

A primary school teacher found his passion for jewelry-making, turning it into a successful business generating $2500-3000 per month through sales at the Creative Queenstown Arts and Crafts Market, online, and through stockists, with plans to expand and eventually make it his full-time profession.

About
Alex started Gold Pan Pete Design over 11 years ago
Revenue
Alex grew the business to $2.5K/month
Read by 42,606 founders

31. Ashland Leather

Ashland Leather is a wallet brand started by Phil Kalas in 2011. Ashland Leather uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$60K / month
Team
2 founders / 8 employees
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Growing A Handcrafted Leather Goods Business To $600K/Year

A successful handcrafted leather goods business that started with just $1000, has grown to $600k annual sales, thanks to a strong brand philosophy, a focus on specific niche terms for SEO, personalized customer experiences, and a team that is trusted to achieve goals autonomously.

About
Phil started Ashland Leather about 13 years ago
Revenue
Phil grew the business to $60K/month
Read by 6,176 founders

32. Like A Mind Reader

Like A Mind Reader is a corporate trainer started by Jonathan Pritchard in 1983. Like A Mind Reader uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

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How Jonathan Pritchard Went From Magician To Building Businesses

Jonathan Pritchard, a former world-traveling comedy Mentalist, now generates about $20k per month through his business consulting for companies and the sale of his book and speaking engagements.

About
Jonathan started Like A Mind Reader over 41 years ago
Revenue
Jonathan grew the business to $20K/month
Read by 4,174 founders

33. Bang-Up Betty

Bang-Up Betty is a jewelry making business started by Stacey Bowers in 2013. Bang-Up Betty uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$7K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

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Growing A Handmade Jewelry Hobby Into A Successful Business

How Stacey turned her handmade jewelry hobby into a business that generates an average revenue of $6,000 per month, with a focus on staying true to your designs and customers, and the importance of organic marketing through social media and SEO.

About
Stacey started Bang-Up Betty about 11 years ago
Revenue
Stacey grew the business to $7K/month
Read by 11,059 founders

34. Comfy Cup LLC

Comfy Cup LLC is an outdoor sports store started by Kyler Russell in 2016. Comfy Cup LLC uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Midwest, Kansas, USA

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How A 12 Year Old Started A $100K Athletic Cup Product

A 12-year-old invented The Comfy Cup, a more comfortable athletic cup for boys, which has grown into a successful business venture grossing over $100k in revenue last year, available on Amazon, The Grommet, and in local sporting goods stores.

About
Kyler started Comfy Cup LLC almost 8 years ago
Revenue
Kyler grew the business to $25K/month
Costs
It cost Kyler $25000 to start the business
Read by 6,800 founders

35. Coping Skills for Kids

Coping Skills for Kids is a mental health counselor started by Janine Halloran in 2016. Coping Skills for Kids uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Massachusetts, USA

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How A Therapist Increased Her Income Creating Products

A licensed mental health counselor increased her income by creating Coping Skills for Kids, which now has a gross revenue of approximately $10,000 per month, from selling products such as the Coping Skills for Kids Workbook and the Coping Cue Cards that help children manage stress, anxiety, and anger.

About
Janine started Coping Skills for Kids over 8 years ago
Revenue
Janine grew the business to $20K/month
Read by 13,742 founders

36. Entire Productions

Entire Productions is a virtual events business started by Natasha Miller in 2001. Entire Productions uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$108K / month
Team
1 founders / 6 employees
Location
San Francisco, California, USA

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How Natasha Miller Started A $4M Event Management Company

Entire Productions is a fast-growing event and entertainment production company with an emphasis on experience design, primarily working with corporate clients including many Fortune 500 companies in the tech and pharma industries, boasting a growth of 148% and a goal of reaching $20M annual mark.

About
Natasha started Entire Productions over 23 years ago
Revenue
Natasha grew the business to $108K/month
Read by 8,400 founders

37. The Green Collective

The Green Collective is a green business started by Emma Saunders in 2014. The Green Collective uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$15K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

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How I Started An E-Commerce Business From New Zealand

The Green Collective, a New Zealand-based eco-friendly product company, started with reusable Goodie Bags in 2014 and has grown to six complementary product lines, with turnover fluctuating up to $15,000 per month, selling to over 115 stockists and an e-commerce website, while maintaining its focus on sustainability and craftsmanship.

About
Emma started The Green Collective over 9 years ago
Revenue
Emma grew the business to $15K/month
Costs
It cost Emma $1000 to start the business
Read by 5,303 founders

38. Popov Leather

Popov Leather is a leather business started by Ryan Popoff in 2013. Popov Leather uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
2 founders / 21 employees
Location
Nelson, BC, Canada

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Popov Leather: From Handmade Leather Wallets to $900K Revenue

Popov Leather is a Canadian company that makes and sells small leather goods online, with 2018 generating over $850k in revenue and doubling in revenue year-over-year since 2013 through direct-to-consumer sales, primarily for wallets, and backed by great customer service.

About
Ryan started Popov Leather over 11 years ago
Revenue
Ryan grew the business to $200K/month
Costs
It cost Ryan $200 to start the business
Read by 11,625 founders

39. Envi Adventures

Envi Adventures is a flight tours business started by Corey Rust in 2017. Envi Adventures uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$43K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA

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How Corey Rust Started A Profitable Flight Tours Business

Envi Adventures, a Troutdale, Oregon-based air tour business, grew from making $7,000 in a month in its first year to over $30,000 a month in its second year, using Instagram and influencer marketing to create an interactive, personalized experience for guests.

About
Corey started Envi Adventures about 7 years ago
Revenue
Corey grew the business to $43K/month
Costs
It cost Corey $300 to start the business
Read by 9,711 founders

40. 2Puggles

2Puggles is a woodworking business started by Steve Smith in 2014. 2Puggles uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$2.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

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This High School Teacher Started a Business as a Class Experiment

This high school teacher experimented with building a part-time woodworking-based business, 2Puggles, which generates $15,000 annually and has enjoyed significant growth after starting in crafts shows, Kickstarter, and relying on word of mouth referrals to generate revenue.

About
Steve started 2Puggles over 9 years ago
Revenue
Steve grew the business to $2.5K/month
Read by 5,689 founders

41. Oh My Balm

Oh My Balm is a skin care product line started by Meredith Moseley-Bennett & Yolanda Grbic in 2017. Oh My Balm uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA

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How Two Moms Started A Business Selling Homemade Body Butter

Two moms start a side hustle selling all-natural body products, doubling sales since their launch in 2017 with over 75 craft shows, promoting a non-profit source for their shea butter and self-promotion through podcasts, lining up retail interest from exposure.

About
Meredith started Oh My Balm over 7 years ago
Revenue
Meredith grew the business to $2K/month
Costs
It cost Meredith $10000 to start the business
Read by 34,034 founders

42. Sarah Paints Pets

Sarah Paints Pets is an art business started by Sarah Miller in 2018. Sarah Paints Pets uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$3.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Sarah Miller Started A Business Selling Her Own Artwork Online

Sarah Miller started a small business, sarahpaintspets, where she creates custom watercolor pet portraits for animal lovers across the US and Canada, which has lead to an average income per painting of $150 and receives word-of-mouth referrals as the biggest source of income.

About
Sarah started Sarah Paints Pets over 6 years ago
Revenue
Sarah grew the business to $3.5K/month
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43. Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment

Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment is a game store started by Barry McLaughlin in 2015. Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

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How Two Best Friends Are Making A Killing With Party Game Products

Barry and Jason Games & Entertainment created Game Night in a Can, a party game made up of 30 different creative challenges and games of skill, which raised over $20,000 on Kickstarter, and is now sold in Barnes & Noble and independent stores across the US.

About
Barry started Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment about 9 years ago
Revenue
Barry grew the business to $25K/month
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44. CRIK Nutrition

CRIK Nutrition is a supplements company started by Alex Drysdale in 2015. CRIK Nutrition uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Pennsylvania, USA

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45. The Cut Buddy

The Cut Buddy is a men's grooming company started by Joshua Esnard in 2015. The Cut Buddy uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Team
2 founders / 4 employees
Location
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

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46. Brazyn Life

Brazyn Life is a foam roller business started by Nate Lawrie in 2015. Brazyn Life uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Team
1 founders / 4 employees
Location
Santa Barbara, California, USA

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47. Pawstruck

Pawstruck is a dog treat business started by Kyle Goguen in 2014. Pawstruck uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$1.75M / month
Team
1 founders / 25 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

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How Kyle Goguen Started An Online Pet Supply Business

Pawstruck.com founder and CEO Kyle Goguen shares the story of how his all-natural, reasonably-priced pet supply e-commerce business became one of the fastest growing companies in the US, ranking #87 on the Inc 500 in 2018, and is projected to surpass 8 figures in revenue in 2019.

About
Kyle started Pawstruck over 10 years ago
Revenue
Kyle grew the business to $1.75M/month
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48. Felony Case

Felony Case is a phone case business started by Andrew Moore in 2012. Felony Case uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$120K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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How I Started And Grew A $50K/mo Phone Case Business

Felony Case, a Toronto-based company designing unique iPhone cases, started as a small shop on Etsy and has grown to become an internationally recognized fashion iPhone case brand sold in top tier retailers like Nordstrom, Holt Renfrew, Indigo, Urban Outfitters, Revolve, Free People, and made over half a million dollars in revenue last year.

About
Andrew started Felony Case over 12 years ago
Revenue
Andrew grew the business to $120K/month
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49. Lost Empire Herbs

Lost Empire Herbs is a supplements company started by Logan Christopher in 2012. Lost Empire Herbs uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Revenue
$320K / month
Team
3 founders / 12 employees
Location
Kansas City, MO, USA

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How I Started A Seven-Figure Supplements Business

Lost Empire Herbs co-founder and CEO Logan Christopher shares how he built an ecommerce business specializing in high-quality, phyto-androgenic herbs that support hormone systems, going from zero to mid-seven figures in revenue, and discusses strategies including affiliate marketing and email-and-content marketing.

About
Logan started Lost Empire Herbs about 12 years ago
Revenue
Logan grew the business to $320K/month
Costs
It cost Logan $1000 to start the business
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50. ZBiotics

ZBiotics is a beverage company started by Zack Abbott in 2016. ZBiotics uses Adobe Suite for their business.

Team
2 founders / 6 employees
Location
San Francisco, California, USA

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Pat Walls

I'm Pat Walls and I created Starter Story - a website dedicated to helping people start businesses. We interview entrepreneurs from around the world about how they started and grew their businesses.