17 Companies That Use Privy [2024]

Updated: May 21st, 2022

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

Here's the list:

1. Starter Story

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

Revenue
$91K / month
Team
1 founders / 6 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

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How I Built Starter Story

Starter Story grew to 1.4 million monthly visitors and $500,000 in annual revenue, and offers frameworks for growing your own site.

About
Pat started Starter Story over 6 years ago
Revenue
Pat grew the business to $91K/month
Costs
It cost Pat $100 to start the business
Read by 53,770 founders

2. Lazyjack Press

Lazyjack Press is a preppy clothing business started by Miriam Zelinsky in 2012. Lazyjack Press uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$21K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

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I Started A Preppy Clothing Brand That Makes $21K/Month

Lazyjack Press, a luxury men's accessories brand, offers high-quality, Italian silk ties, pocket squares, bow ties, and socks with uniquely named designs and a focus on fun, appealing to audiences of all ages, and is primarily sold through trade shows and pop-up shops.

About
Miriam started Lazyjack Press almost 12 years ago
Revenue
Miriam grew the business to $21K/month
Read by 19,110 founders

3. Engravers Guild

Engravers Guild is a personalized gift business started by Elliot Bishton in 2017. Engravers Guild uses Privy 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 about 7 years ago
Revenue
Elliot grew the business to $200K/month
Costs
It cost Elliot $50000 to start the business
Read by 7,487 founders

4. CRIK Nutrition

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

Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Pennsylvania, USA

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5. Brazyn Life

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

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

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6. Pete & Pedro

Pete & Pedro is a youtube channel started by Aaron Marino in 2013. Pete & Pedro uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$600K / month
Team
1 founders / 8 employees

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How I Started Pete & Pedro: A $6M/Year Men's Grooming Brand Featured On Shark Tank Twice

Learn how one man went from bankruptcy and driving a beer cart to launching a successful men's grooming brand, Pete & Pedro, featured on Shark Tank, by leveraging the power of YouTube and a slowly growing audience.

About
Aaron started Pete & Pedro over 11 years ago
Revenue
Aaron grew the business to $600K/month
Costs
It cost Aaron $5000 to start the business
Read by 12,454 founders

7. Neuro

Neuro is a healthy snack food business started by Ryan Chen in 2015. Neuro uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
2 founders / 12 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

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How We Started A Caffeine Gum Product, Sold 12 Million Pieces, And Landed A Deal With CVS

Neuro co-founders Kent Yoshimura and Ryan Chen developed their functional gum and mint products to offer a portable, healthy, and efficient alternative to energy drinks and supplements, hitting 12M pieces sold and generating ~$500k in monthly revenue with over 25% repeat customer rate and retail presence in over 6,500 locations including 5,000 CVS stores.

About
Ryan started Neuro over 8 years ago
Revenue
Ryan grew the business to $500K/month
Read by 18,706 founders

8. Waxing Kara

Waxing Kara is an ecommerce store started by Kara Brook Brown in 2012. Waxing Kara uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$33K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Maryland, USA

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How I Started A $33K/Month Bee-Inspired Goods Business

This case study follows the journey of Waxing Kara, a Bee Inspired® food products and bath and beauty goods business which generates $33K per month, and highlights the importance of inventory management, education, and relationships with customers and bee colonies.

About
Kara started Waxing Kara over 11 years ago
Revenue
Kara grew the business to $33K/month
Read by 6,710 founders

9. EcoVessel

EcoVessel is a drinkware brand started by Jon Fox in 2010. EcoVessel uses Privy for their business.

Team
1 founders / 11 employees
Location
Boulder, Colorado, USA

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10. Adrenaline Offroad

Adrenaline Offroad is an aftermarket car parts business started by Mitchel Matthews in 2017. Adrenaline Offroad uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$45K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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How I Started A $12K/Month Aftermarket Vehicle Accessories

This case study follows an inspiring 22-year-old entrepreneur who started an eCommerce store for aftermarket vehicle accessories, making 5x the amount of money he used to make per month, and generated over $90,000 in sales last year.

About
Mitchel started Adrenaline Offroad over 6 years ago
Revenue
Mitchel grew the business to $45K/month
Read by 18,170 founders

11. JDK & Associates, LLC

JDK & Associates, LLC is an umbrella brand started by Jim Rowland in 2006. JDK & Associates, LLC uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$3K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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How I Started A $3K/Month Rain And Sun Umbrella Ecommerce Business

Founder Jim Rowland shares how his ecommerce business, Umbrellas And Beyond, specializing in rain and sun umbrellas, evolved into a full-line custom branded products store and has remained profitable for over 14 years through consistency, organic SEO, content creation, and commitment to personalized customer service.

About
Jim started JDK & Associates, LLC over 17 years ago
Revenue
Jim grew the business to $3K/month
Costs
It cost Jim $15000 to start the business
Read by 7,484 founders

12. Brooklyn Butcher Blocks

Brooklyn Butcher Blocks is a furniture business started by Nils Wessell in 2010. Brooklyn Butcher Blocks uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees

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How I Started A $300K/Year Business Making Cutting Boards

How Nils Wessell turned his love for woodworking into a profitable business grossing between $220K to $350K annually by making handcrafted cutting boards, and how he expanded his business into other creative projects with NilsWalker Designs.

About
Nils started Brooklyn Butcher Blocks about 14 years ago
Revenue
Nils grew the business to $25K/month
Costs
It cost Nils $20000 to start the business
Read by 17,594 founders

13. Glade Optics

Glade Optics is a ski goggles brand started by Curt Nichols in 2016. Glade Optics uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$125K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees

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How I Started A $70K/Month Premium Ski Goggles And Helmets Brand With Just $5K

Glade Optics is a premium ski goggles and helmets brand that achieved close to $1M in annual sales with just $5,000 to start, using a favorable price point, streamlined messaging and marketing, and partnering with like-minded brands to lower CACs and get in front of more skiers.

About
Curt started Glade Optics about 8 years ago
Revenue
Curt grew the business to $125K/month
Costs
It cost Curt $5000 to start the business
Read by 14,830 founders

14. Cooking Gift Set Co.

Cooking Gift Set Co. is a DIY business started by Kim Cruickshanks in 2016. Cooking Gift Set Co. uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$72.2K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees

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How We Created The Perfect Cooking Kits And Made $860K In Sales In One Year

Cooking Gift Set Co. generated $866,000 in sales in 2020, with 70% on Amazon, 26% Wholesale, and 4% e-commerce, using their strengths in design to create cooking kits with beautiful packaging, customized instructions, and high-quality lifestyle photos to differentiate from copycats.

About
Kim started Cooking Gift Set Co. almost 8 years ago
Revenue
Kim grew the business to $72.2K/month
Costs
It cost Kim $12000 to start the business
Read by 10,260 founders

15. Shobitam Designs

Shobitam Designs is a fashion business started by Aparna Thyagarajan in 2019. Shobitam Designs uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
2 founders / 18 employees

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We Bootstrapped A $1.2M/Year Ethnic Fashion Brand [Top 1% Etsy Store]

Shobitam is a digital-first company that democratizes ethnic fashion globally with 40,000+ social media followers, tens of thousands of customers and shipped to over 30 countries, gaining explosive growth of 300% YoY during COVID times, and is currently a $1.2M/year ethnic fashion brand and the top 1 Etsy store.

About
Aparna started Shobitam Designs about 5 years ago
Revenue
Aparna grew the business to $100K/month
Costs
It cost Aparna $50000 to start the business
Read by 3,746 founders

16. Cinquanta Cox-Smith

Cinquanta Cox-Smith is a youtube channel started by Cinquanta Cox-Smith in 2009. Cinquanta Cox-Smith uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$10K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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I Make $120K/Year With My Print On Demand T-Shirt Side Hustle

A multipreneur shares how she built a successful print on demand side hustle, generating $120,000 per year through multiple brands spread over various platforms.

About
Cinquanta started Cinquanta Cox-Smith over 14 years ago
Revenue
Cinquanta grew the business to $10K/month
Costs
It cost Cinquanta $100 to start the business
Read by 11,100 founders

17. Sensual Sinsations

Sensual Sinsations is a lingerie business started by Paris Munn in 2021. Sensual Sinsations uses Privy for their business.

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees

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How I Started A Profitable Online Lingerie Boutique

Sensual Sinsations, an online lingerie boutique, has seen an impressive 813.69% growth rate in sales since relaunching in September 2021, with an inventory of over 800 styles and an average of $2,500 per month in sales. Founder Paris Munn shares her entrepreneurial journey and marketing strategies.

About
Paris started Sensual Sinsations over 2 years ago
Revenue
Paris grew the business to $2K/month
Costs
It cost Paris $7500 to start the business
Read by 3,373 founders

meet the author
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.