50 Companies That Use Google Suite [2024]

Updated: May 21st, 2022

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

Here's the list:

1. Five Star Thailand Tours

Five Star Thailand Tours is a travel agency started by Nok in 2015. Five Star Thailand Tours uses Google Suite for their business.

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Revenue
$60K / month
Team
2 founders / 9 employees
Location
Krabi Province, Thailand

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How We Started A $60K/Month Private Snorkel Tours Business In Thailand

Five Star Thailand Tours has grown from humble beginnings, selling boat tours from a rented wooden beach shack, to generating revenues in excess of $750,000 per annum, with room for further growth, by offering mid-range, semi-private boat tours for travelers seeking quality service at an affordable price.

About
Nok started Five Star Thailand Tours over 8 years ago
Revenue
Nok grew the business to $60K/month
Read by 6,488 founders

2. CBlocks.io

CBlocks.io is a cryptocurrency business started by Auston Bunsen in 2018. CBlocks.io uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$32K / month
Team
3 founders / 0 employees
Location
Miami, Florida, USA

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Earning $32,000 in 30 Days With a Crypto-Filled USB Drive

CBlocks is a cryptocurrency startup that generates random wallets of the top 100 cryptocurrencies, funds them, and ships them on a USB drive alongside software to manage them, with $32k made in the first 30 days and almost $3k on their second day from being featured in TheNextWeb, Forbes, The Outline & LifeHacker all within their first 3 weeks.

About
Auston started CBlocks.io over 6 years ago
Revenue
Auston grew the business to $32K/month
Read by 13,231 founders

3. PureFilters

PureFilters is a water filter store started by Jay Vasantharajah in 2015. PureFilters uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
2 founders / 4 employees
Location
Canada

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Launching a Furnace Filter Store and Growing to $60k/month

PureFilters is an online supplier of furnace filters in Canada with a focus on customer experience, boasting a wide selection of the best brands and a roster of 300 five-star reviews, all achieved through rigorous process building, investments in automation and use of outsourced help to manage this $60k/mo business with less than 10-12 hours spent per week.

About
Jay started PureFilters almost 9 years ago
Revenue
Jay grew the business to $200K/month
Costs
It cost Jay $1000 to start the business
Read by 8,653 founders

4. Presidio Natural Pet Co

Presidio Natural Pet Co is a cat treats brand started by Spyq Sklar in 2015. Presidio Natural Pet Co uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$30K / month
Team
2 founders / 3 employees
Location
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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How I Built A Successful Company Selling Cat Treats Online

Cat Sushi went from repackaging tuna flakes to creating a unique pet treat brand by leveraging their connections to the pet industry and focusing on a beautiful design that set them apart from their competition.

About
Spyq started Presidio Natural Pet Co over 8 years ago
Revenue
Spyq grew the business to $30K/month
Read by 12,301 founders

5. Sawyer

Sawyer is a children's clothing business started by Cameron Olthuis in 2017. Sawyer uses Google Suite for their business.

Team
2 founders / 3 employees
Location
Park City, Utah, USA

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Starting a Kids Clothing Brand and Growing to $12k/mo

Sawyer, a direct-to-consumer kids clothing brand, encourages kids to explore nature through durable products with striking designs; despite being bootstrapped and manufacturing in house, the brand growth sees consumers frequently purchasing up to 8 times in less than a year, with a solid brand strategy based on quality products and timeless design.

About
Cameron started Sawyer almost 7 years ago
Revenue
Cameron grew the business to $0/month
Read by 13,709 founders

6. Bay Sports

Bay Sports is a kayak store started by Hamish in 2012. Bay Sports uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Growing A Kayaks & Outdoor Gear Company to $100k/mo

Bay Sports, an online water sports business, started with just kayaks and now offers a wide range of products, able to offer competitive prices due to being primarily online, with over 70% of customers shopping on mobile devices, emphasizing the importance of a strong online presence.

About
Hamish started Bay Sports over 11 years ago
Revenue
Hamish grew the business to $100K/month
Read by 7,044 founders

7. Dream Pops

Dream Pops is an ice cream product started by David Greenfeld in 2016. Dream Pops uses Google Suite for their business.

Team
3 founders / 4 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Launching Ice Cream 2.0

Dream Pops is the first superfood ice cream on the market, boasting less than 100 calories, less than 7g of sugar and is gluten, dairy, and soy-free, with a compelling direct-to-consumer channel predicted to disrupt the frozen food industry.

About
David started Dream Pops almost 8 years ago
Revenue
David grew the business to $0/month
Read by 8,489 founders

8. Headline Solar

Headline Solar is a candle business started by Kevin Gillespie in 2019. Headline Solar uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
2 founders / 20 employees
Location
Schaumburg, Illinois, USA

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Selling Over 4,500 Candles

Wax & Wick is a 100% soy candle company with wood wicks, that creates environmentally-friendly products; starting off making $1,000 a month in 2015, they brought in about $20,000 per month during Q3 2017 and plan to add ten new scents and a premium sized jar for 2018's $50,000 per month goal.

About
Kevin started Headline Solar about 5 years ago
Revenue
Kevin grew the business to $500K/month
Read by 18,484 founders

9. TomboyX

TomboyX is a men's underwear brand started by Fran Dunaway in 2013. TomboyX uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$2M / month
Team
2 founders / 34 employees
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA

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How A Gender Neutral Garment Became A $500K/Month Business

TomboyX, a gender-neutral clothing company, has consistently increased its revenue over 100% each year and expanded from zero employees to 15 in just two years by focusing on quality underwear and listening to customer feedback.

About
Fran started TomboyX about 11 years ago
Revenue
Fran grew the business to $2M/month
Costs
It cost Fran $40000 to start the business
Read by 10,748 founders

10. ATC Memes

ATC Memes is a women's clothing line started by David Lombardo in 2015. ATC Memes uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$34.5K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
New York, USA

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How I Turned Memes Into A $34,000/Month Business

ATC Memes started as a social media site for sharing memes among air traffic controllers, which then evolved into an online store called RadarContact.com; offering unique and niche types of merchandise catering to the aviation industry, the site sells various products, including leggings, phone cases, and blankets, and utilizes social media, live videos, and email marketing to attract new customers.

About
David started ATC Memes over 8 years ago
Revenue
David grew the business to $34.5K/month
Read by 13,351 founders

11. Station 16 Editions / S16

Station 16 Editions / S16 is an art business started by Adam Vieira in 2013. Station 16 Editions / S16 uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$350K / month
Team
2 founders / 10 employees
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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12. Dry Camp

Dry Camp is a camping brand started by Paul Schauer in 2017. Dry Camp uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Michigan, USA

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Starting a Casual Camping Brand and Growing To $2,000/month

Dry Camp founders, Paul Schauer and Anthony Benacquisto, share how they researched, designed, and launched their camping brand, which now brings in $1,500 to $2,000 in monthly revenue through multiple sales channels, with Waterproof Dry Bags and Double Hammocks as their flagship products, and reveal their tips on finding manufacturers and attracting customers.

About
Paul started Dry Camp over 7 years ago
Revenue
Paul grew the business to $2K/month
Read by 6,755 founders

13. Happily Ever Borrowed

Happily Ever Borrowed is a wedding rental business started by Brittany Finkle in 2011. Happily Ever Borrowed uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$5K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
New York, USA

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Starting a Wedding Accessories Rental Business and Growing to $5,000/Month

Luxury e-boutique Happily Ever Borrowed rents bridal accessories to brides for their special day, offering high-end designer accessories for around 80-90% off retail prices.

About
Brittany started Happily Ever Borrowed almost 13 years ago
Revenue
Brittany grew the business to $5K/month
Read by 11,980 founders

14. Ventana Surfboards & Supplies

Ventana Surfboards & Supplies is a surfboard business started by David Dennis in 2014. Ventana Surfboards & Supplies uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$8K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
California, USA

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Growing A Business Selling Surfboards As Pieces of Art

Ventana Surfboards & Supplies co-founder David Dennis discusses their environmentally responsible surf company that has seen their boards triple in value over the last three years, and has grown a profitable eco-apparel line, focusing on compelling content and stories to attract customers.

About
David started Ventana Surfboards & Supplies almost 10 years ago
Revenue
David grew the business to $8K/month
Costs
It cost David $15000 to start the business
Read by 7,117 founders

15. Dick At Your Door

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

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

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I Make $1.5M/Year Shipping Chocolate Penises To Your Friends

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 15,750 founders

16. Mini Materials

Mini Materials is a woodworking business started by Jared Waters in 2015. Mini Materials uses Google 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 about 9 years ago
Revenue
Jared grew the business to $20K/month
Read by 29,999 founders

17. Joker Greeting

Joker Greeting is a Greeting Cards Business started by Travis Peterson in 2015. Joker Greeting uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Irvine, California, USA

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I Created A Prank Card Company & Grew It To $30K/Month

Joker Greeting sells unique prank gifts, including a non-stop musical birthday card, an idea raised by the founders visiting their mom's house, having no website or marketing and yet raising $92,073 on Kickstarter in 30 days due to being picked up by media, enabling them to sell 15,000 units in the first year, owned SEO for their niche, selling almost 40,000 units in 2017 and expected to reach 50,000 to 60,000 in 2018 with a small team, using Shopify and various social media channels with lots of organic traffic.

About
Travis started Joker Greeting about 9 years ago
Revenue
Travis grew the business to $100K/month
Costs
It cost Travis $1000 to start the business
Read by 15,019 founders

18. Starter Story

Starter Story is a niche blog started by Pat Walls in 2017. Starter Story uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$250K / month
Team
1 founders / 6 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

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How I Turned A Crappy Idea Into A $3M/Year Business

Starter Story grew to 1.4 million monthly visitors and millions in annual revenue by sharing the stories of entrepreneurs. Pat breaks down the early days and how he grew the business into something that changed his life.

About
Pat started Starter Story over 6 years ago
Revenue
Pat grew the business to $250K/month
Costs
It cost Pat $100 to start the business
Read by 59,226 founders

19. Beardbrand

Beardbrand is a men's grooming company started by Eric Bandholz in 2012. Beardbrand uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
1 founders / 11 employees
Location
Austin, Texas, USA

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Starting a Beard Branded Store Earning Over $100k/mo

American men's grooming company Beardbrand has grown from a $30 investment to seven figures and bootstrapped its expansion, thanks to a focus on content creation that allows the firm to control its audience and own its email database. The company originated after founder Eric Bandholz attended a beard enthusiasts' gathering and coined the term "urban beardsman" to describe traditional men who "didn't fit the typical stereotypes," and has benefited from coverage including a New York Times piece and TV appearance on Shark Tank.

About
Eric started Beardbrand over 12 years ago
Revenue
Eric grew the business to $100K/month
Read by 46,054 founders

20. PEAR Cards

PEAR Cards is a card game started by Matthew Roberts in 2017. PEAR Cards uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$19K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Chico, California, USA

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Raising $19,000 Building a Positive Card Game

PEAR Cards is a card-based tool/game that empowers players to open up and initiate positive conversations, and with the help of Ad Magic, their Kickstarter had an all-or-nothing fundraising goal, which they met with so much support the company is now growing through the power of Twitter and Instagram.

About
Matthew started PEAR Cards almost 7 years ago
Revenue
Matthew grew the business to $19K/month
Read by 7,729 founders

21. Auction King

Auction King is an auction platform started by Aaron Varsha in 2015. Auction King uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
1 founders / 6 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Launching and Growing a Digital Live Auction House

Auction King, a live online auction website for unique items, overcame issues with buggy sites and lost inventory to become a profitable business with plans to expand, as well as packaging and selling their software to other auction houses.

About
Aaron started Auction King almost 9 years ago
Revenue
Aaron grew the business to $100K/month
Read by 8,694 founders

22. Social Reach

Social Reach is a social media marketing service started by Stephen Wright in 2018. Social Reach uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$6.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees
Location
England, United Kingdom

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Launching a Mini Dirt Bike Shop and Growing To £6,000/Month

Micro Bikes UK is a successful e-commerce store specializing in kids quad bikes and dirt bikes with petrol engines, currently on track to hit six-figures in revenue with strong branding and a solid after-sales service.

About
Stephen started Social Reach almost 6 years ago
Revenue
Stephen grew the business to $6.5K/month
Read by 8,187 founders

23. Wyze Cam

Wyze Cam is a smart home camera business started by Yun Zhang in 2017. Wyze Cam uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$1M / month
Team
4 founders / 30 employees
Location
Kirkland, Washington, USA

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Going Viral And Selling 300,000 Cameras In 6 Months

Wyze Labs' CEO and founding members, who met while working at Amazon, have successfully launched their first product, a smart home camera, in October 2017, selling over 300k units within the first six months, using a direct-to-consumer low margin, high volume model along with their strong relationships with suppliers in China.

About
Yun started Wyze Cam almost 7 years ago
Revenue
Yun grew the business to $1M/month
Read by 20,845 founders

24. w.o.d.welder

w.o.d.welder is a skin care product line started by Keegan Pafford in 2013. w.o.d.welder uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$35K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Greenland, New Hampshire, USA

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Starting a Natural Skin-care Product Line for Athletes And Growing to $35,000/month

Co-founder Keegan Pafford shares the story behind w.o.d.welder, a 4-year-old athletic essential company that specializes in natural skin care for athletes and active lifestyles; the business was built on Instagram and generated $86,000 in sales during its first year, with growth continuing through engaged interactions with customers and expansion of product lines.

About
Keegan started w.o.d.welder over 10 years ago
Revenue
Keegan grew the business to $35K/month
Read by 7,189 founders

25. De Novo Nutrition

De Novo Nutrition is a supplements company started by Ben Esgro in 2013. De Novo Nutrition uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
1 founders / 5 employees
Location
Archbald, Pennsylvania, USA

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Starting A Supplements Nutrition Company and Growing to $20k/month

De Novo Nutrition is a multinational dietary supplement company specializing in cognitive enhancers, best known for one of the first standalone nootropic blends, achieving significant growth after being mentioned on the Tim Ferriss podcast; the company prioritizes providing value to its target audience through content marketing, with a focused approach on customer service, transparency, and doing the right thing.

About
Ben started De Novo Nutrition over 11 years ago
Revenue
Ben grew the business to $20K/month
Read by 15,883 founders

26. The Gentlemen’s Lounge

The Gentlemen’s Lounge is a dropshipping men's grooming products started by Jack Scrimshire in 2017. The Gentlemen’s Lounge uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$1K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Virginia, USA

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Starting A Men's Grooming Brand And Growing Your Online Presence

Men's grooming brand sees explosive growth with monthly earnings of $1,000 and month-over-month growth, aiming to reach $10,000/month by the end of 2018 by prioritizing automation, efficient use of financial resources, and a strong social media strategy that includes Instagram.

About
Jack started The Gentlemen’s Lounge over 6 years ago
Revenue
Jack grew the business to $1K/month
Costs
It cost Jack $2000 to start the business
Read by 11,452 founders

27. Combat Flip Flops

Combat Flip Flops is a flip flop brand started by Matt Griffin in 2013. Combat Flip Flops uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
3 founders / 2 employees
Location
Issaquah, Washington, USA

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Growing an E-commerce Company With a Positive Mission to $350,000/mo

Combat Flip Flops is an e-commerce business that employs artisans and entrepreneurs in conflict zones and has funded 217 years of school for Afghan girls and cleared 2814 square meters of landmines in Laos through direct-to-consumer sales and social media distribution.

About
Matt started Combat Flip Flops over 11 years ago
Revenue
Matt grew the business to $500K/month
Costs
It cost Matt $2000 to start the business
Read by 12,109 founders

28. Filthy Casual

Filthy Casual is a clothing line started by in . Filthy Casual uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$10K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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29. Alitura Naturals

Alitura Naturals is a skin care product line started by Andy Hnilo in 2014. Alitura Naturals uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$150K / month
Team
1 founders / 6 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Near Fatal Car Crash to $150k/month Selling Skincare Products

Andy Hnilo, founder of Alitura Naturals, shares how his life-changing accident led to the creation of a successful all-natural skincare line with over 1000 reviews at an average 4.9/5.0 rating, sold in 76 countries and counting.

About
Andy started Alitura Naturals almost 10 years ago
Revenue
Andy grew the business to $150K/month
Read by 11,468 founders

30. Spuds

Spuds is an athletic clothing line started by Paul Dickey in 2017. Spuds uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$15K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Raising $15,000 for a Cross-Functional Pair of Shorts

Spuds, a men's performance apparel company founded by Paul Dickey, successfully raised funds on Kickstarter in 2017 to create their unique Classic Short range, made with a fabric that combines style and comfort but is also packed with technology and high-performance features, and hopes to fill the gap in the market for men's activewear that looks good but also performs well.

About
Paul started Spuds almost 7 years ago
Revenue
Paul grew the business to $15K/month
Read by 6,526 founders

31. The Canvas Works

The Canvas Works is a photo printing business started by Patrick Ryan in 2007. The Canvas Works uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$35K / month
Team
2 founders / 5 employees
Location
Ireland

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$35K Per Month Selling Photo Prints and Expanding International

The Canvas Works, a small, independent photo printing website based in County Cork that specialises in canvas and framed prints, has launched sites in the UK and US and will soon roll out native apps on iOS and Android; founder Patrick Ryan says the Irish company, which has focused exclusively on the domestic market until now, is earning a monthly income of up to $50,000, with "great potential" for growth.

About
Patrick started The Canvas Works over 17 years ago
Revenue
Patrick grew the business to $35K/month
Read by 6,369 founders

32. HUSKYBEARD

HUSKYBEARD is a dropshipping men's grooming products started by Ray Moyers in 2016. HUSKYBEARD uses Google 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 16,016 founders

33. Encircled

Encircled is a women's clothing line started by Kristi Soomer in 2012. Encircled uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
1 founders / 10 employees
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Embracing A Minimalist Wardrobe And Building A Business Around It

Encircled is a sustainable fashion brand that has achieved over 300% growth in the past two years through a direct-to-consumer eCommerce model and a focus on versatile, responsibly-made, and timeless designs, with a marketing strategy that emphasizes content and email.

About
Kristi started Encircled over 11 years ago
Revenue
Kristi grew the business to $200K/month
Read by 5,150 founders

34. Engravers Guild

Engravers Guild is a personalized gift business started by Elliot Bishton in 2017. Engravers Guild uses Google 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 7,595 founders

35. Rescue Chocolate

Rescue Chocolate is a chocolate maker started by Sarah Gross Feoli in 2010. Rescue Chocolate uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$12K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
New York, USA

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Selling Dog-Themed Chocolate and Donating All Profits to Animal Rescue

Rescue Chocolate is an NYC-based vegan, organic and fair-traded chocolate company that donates profits to animal rescue organizations and has partnered with hundreds of fundraising groups in 8 years.

About
Sarah started Rescue Chocolate over 14 years ago
Revenue
Sarah grew the business to $12K/month
Read by 6,312 founders

36. Goods That Matter

Goods That Matter is a benefit corporation started by Tippy Tippens in 2010. Goods That Matter uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$5K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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How I Started A Benefit Corporation Earning $5K/Month

Goods that Matter is a Benefit Corporation focused on eco-friendly products that also give back to social and environmental causes, with $31k donated and a goal of $1 million, using handmade local makers, research and development, and a mix of online, wholesale, and brick-and-mortar sales channels.

About
Tippy started Goods That Matter over 13 years ago
Revenue
Tippy grew the business to $5K/month
Read by 4,615 founders

37. BrüMate

BrüMate is a drinkware brand started by Dylan Jacob in 2016. BrüMate uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$12M / month
Team
1 founders / 57 employees
Location
Denver, Colorado, USA

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I Grew A Drinkware Brand To $1.1M/Month At 23 Years Old

BruMate is a successful insulated drinkware brand focused on the adult beverage community, with a flagship product that generated $2.1M in sales in 2017 and is now doing over $1.1M per month in sales, with plans to do $20M this year.

About
Dylan started BrüMate over 8 years ago
Revenue
Dylan grew the business to $12M/month
Skills
Design Skills
Costs
It cost Dylan $5000 to start the business
Read by 104,472 founders

38. 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 Google 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 21,726 founders

39. SWAGGER Magazine

SWAGGER Magazine is a digital magazine started by Drew Williams in 2007. SWAGGER Magazine uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$50K / month
Team
1 founders / 25 employees
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Swagger: Starting A Digital Men's Magazine

SWAGGER Magazine is a digital lifestyle magazine for men, with a focus on lifestyle, fashion, gear, food, dating and business and careers, pulling in 1-2K per month in revenue through sponsored posts and celebrity features, and growing rapidly with 60k social media following and a growing audience.

About
Drew started SWAGGER Magazine about 17 years ago
Revenue
Drew grew the business to $50K/month
Costs
It cost Drew $500 to start the business
Read by 7,663 founders

40. Xero Shoes

Xero Shoes is a shoe brand started by Steven Sashen in 2009. Xero Shoes uses Google 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 15,092 founders

41. Jamie Clawson

Jamie Clawson is a leather business started by Jamie Clawson in 2011. Jamie Clawson uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$4K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
New York, USA

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Being A Solo Founder and Manufacturing Your Own Products

A designer founded a leather manufacturing business which started as a one-person operation, costs were kept low by making products to order and the most cost-effective way of attracting and retaining new customers was through email and newsletters.

About
Jamie started Jamie Clawson about 13 years ago
Revenue
Jamie grew the business to $4K/month
Read by 4,769 founders

42. QALO

QALO is a jewelry making business started by KC Holiday in 2013. QALO uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$2M / month
Team
2 founders / 45 employees
Location
Santa Ana, California, USA

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How KC Holiday Built QALO, A $100MM Silicone Ring Business

QALO co-founders transformed the jewelry industry with their innovative focus on product evolution, resulting in over 2 million community members and more than $100M in revenue since 2013.

About
KC started QALO about 11 years ago
Revenue
KC grew the business to $2M/month
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43. Tortuga

Tortuga is a backpack line started by Fred Perrotta in 2010. Tortuga uses Google 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 12,245 founders

44. Tediber

Tediber is a bedding company started by Julien Sylvain in 2015. Tediber uses Google 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 10,045 founders

45. Sole Bicycles

Sole Bicycles is a bicycle company started by Jonathan Shriftman in 2009. Sole Bicycles uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$250K / month
Team
2 founders / 14 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

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How We've Generated $10M In Sales With Our Online Bicycle Business

Solé Bicycles is a direct-to-consumer, lifestyle brand that has sold over 40,000 bicycles, generating over $10M in sales with only $300k of capital raised through collaborations, word-of-mouth marketing, and local community engagement.

About
Jonathan started Sole Bicycles almost 15 years ago
Revenue
Jonathan grew the business to $250K/month
Read by 7,883 founders

46. Lever Gear

Lever Gear is a multi-tool brand started by Mike Scully in 2015. Lever Gear uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$42K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Greenville, South Carolina, USA

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Inventing A Keychain Tool And Growing to $42K/Month

Lever Gear, a company that designs everyday carry tools, has sold over 25,000 Toolcard Pros in over 80 countries since their successful Kickstarter campaign in Spring 2016, and are currently looking to expand through U.S. online marketplaces, Amazon Europe and brick and mortar retailers, as well as developing new products and curating EDC products that align with their mission.

About
Mike started Lever Gear over 9 years ago
Revenue
Mike grew the business to $42K/month
Read by 6,152 founders

47. KPOP Foods

KPOP Foods is a hot sauce business started by Theo Lee in 2017. KPOP Foods uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
2 founders / 5 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

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How Two Students Made $100K Bringing Korean Hot Sauce To America

KPOP Foods, a Korean food company, generated nearly $100,000 in revenue since last year through its successful Kickstarter campaign and Amazon's Choice badge; they have entered over 90 specialty stores throughout the west coast and are currently raising an investment round to expand their distribution into major retailers and are launching new sauces later this year.

About
Theo started KPOP Foods about 7 years ago
Revenue
Theo grew the business to $200K/month
Read by 9,485 founders

48. ALTRD

ALTRD is a sewing and alteration business started by Saara Hafeez in 2018. ALTRD uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$1K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

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These Two Founders Started An On-Demand Clothing Alterations Startup

ALTRD is a clothing alteration service launched by two socially oriented entrepreneurs that connects customers with skilled immigrant women tailors in New York who work from home and has already built an impressive team of 25 experts while making an effort to offer convenient and quality tailoring solutions as well as opportunities for women in need of work.

About
Saara started ALTRD almost 6 years ago
Revenue
Saara grew the business to $1K/month
Read by 7,706 founders

49. Beach Gladiator

Beach Gladiator is a skin care product line started by Michael Vahey in 2015. Beach Gladiator uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$8.5K / month
Team
2 founders / 4 employees
Location
Virginia, USA

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These Two Founders Created A Successful Product For Their Kids

Beach Gladiator, a chafing solution intended for the beachgoers and beach market, went from a small regional business to a national brand through grass root types of effort like word of mouth communication and event participation.

About
Michael started Beach Gladiator almost 9 years ago
Revenue
Michael grew the business to $8.5K/month
Read by 4,610 founders

50. Love Is Project

Love Is Project is a jewelry product started by Chrissie Lam in 2017. Love Is Project uses Google Suite for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees
Location
San Francisco, California, USA

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Selling $1.2M Love Bracelets For A Good Cause

Love Is Project generated over $1.2 million in revenue by utilizing a "Pay It Forward" business model, creating 1,200+ jobs for female artisans around the world, and utilizing storytelling to attract and retain customers.

About
Chrissie started Love Is Project over 7 years ago
Revenue
Chrissie grew the business to $200K/month
Read by 8,272 founders

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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.