50 Companies That Use Trello [2024]

Updated: May 21st, 2022

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

Here's the list:

1. Dessert Boxes

Dessert Boxes is a dessert boxes store started by Samantha Khater in 2017. Dessert Boxes uses Trello for their business.

Trello Testimonial

Trello is a fantastic way to get the whole team organized and accountable for tasks

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Revenue
$150K / month
Team
3 founders / 20 employees
Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Growing A Dessert Box Company to $150k/month In One Year

DessertBoxes.com.au turned over more than one million in sales in its first year by disrupting the gift-giving industry with their online dessert gift store, utilizing influencer marketing and Facebook advertising.

About
Samantha started Dessert Boxes over 7 years ago
Revenue
Samantha grew the business to $150K/month
Read by 14,838 founders

2. ATC Memes

ATC Memes is a women's clothing line started by David Lombardo in 2015. ATC Memes uses Trello 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 13,354 founders

3. Joker Greeting

Joker Greeting is a Greeting Cards Business started by Travis Peterson in 2015. Joker Greeting uses Trello 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 15,025 founders

4. Starter Story

Starter Story is a niche blog started by Pat Walls in 2017. Starter Story uses Trello 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 59,323 founders

5. Engravers Guild

Engravers Guild is a personalized gift business started by Elliot Bishton in 2017. Engravers Guild uses Trello 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 7,601 founders

6. Xero Shoes

Xero Shoes is a shoe brand started by Steven Sashen in 2009. Xero Shoes uses Trello 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 15,098 founders

7. Tediber

Tediber is a bedding company started by Julien Sylvain in 2015. Tediber uses Trello 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 10,049 founders

8. Diesel Laptops

Diesel Laptops is a diagnostic tools business started by Tyler Robertson in 2015. Diesel Laptops uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$4.2M / month
Team
1 founders / 180 employees
Location
Irmo, South Carolina, USA

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Diesel Laptops: From Selling on eBay to Making $20M/Year

Diesel Laptops, a B2B company that sells diesel diagnostic hardware, software, and services, successfully doubled revenue each year to make $20 million annually within three years, grew from its founder's garage and dining room table to a 21,000 square foot facility with over 90 employees by listening to customer pain points and offering the bundled products, technical support and repair information to attract and retain diesel technicians and repair shop owners.

About
Tyler started Diesel Laptops about 9 years ago
Revenue
Tyler grew the business to $4.2M/month
Read by 18,003 founders

9. Love Is Project

Love Is Project is a jewelry product started by Chrissie Lam in 2017. Love Is Project uses Trello 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 8,276 founders

10. 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 Trello 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 24,112 founders

11. Data Over Ego

Data Over Ego is an email marketing business started by Darin Hager in 2018. Data Over Ego uses Trello 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 5,651 founders

12. Dock and Bay

Dock and Bay is a towels business started by Andy Jefferies in 2015. Dock and Bay uses Trello 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 over 8 years ago
Revenue
Andy grew the business to $450K/month
Read by 11,890 founders

13. TIMEFLIP

TIMEFLIP is a time tracking app started by Pavel Cheshev in 2016. TIMEFLIP uses Trello 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 5,561 founders

14. Crimibox

Crimibox is a mystery game store started by Jimmy Cowe in 2017. Crimibox uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$85K / month
Team
1 founders / 5 employees
Location
Ghent, Belgium

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$8K Per Month Side Project Helping People Solve Murder Cases

Belgian-based Crimibox has sold over 4,000 crime-solving games with monthly revenue of $8,000 and a retention rate above 38%, featuring real-life police files, an accompanying app, and a host of fictional suspects.

About
Jimmy started Crimibox almost 7 years ago
Revenue
Jimmy grew the business to $85K/month
Read by 10,468 founders

15. The Modest Man

The Modest Man is a fashion business started by Brock McGoff in 2012. The Modest Man uses Trello 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 7,783 founders

16. Pearls of Joy

Pearls of Joy is a jewelry making business started by Kevin Canning in 2003. Pearls of Joy uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
1 founders / 4 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Pearls of Joy: Starting The World’s Fastest Growing Pearl Jewelry Company

Kevin Canning, founder of Pearls of Joy, established the world's fastest-growing pearl jewelry company by sourcing top-grade pearls for 80% below traditional luxury retail, enabling the company to trend at around 150% growth while expecting to close 2018 with $2.5M in revenue.

About
Kevin started Pearls of Joy over 21 years ago
Revenue
Kevin grew the business to $200K/month
Read by 6,974 founders

17. Penji

Penji is a graphic design business started by Johnathan Grzybowski in 2017. Penji uses Trello for their business.

Team
4 founders / 51 employees
Location
Camden, New Jersey, USA

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18. StickerandLabelSA.co.za

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

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

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Meet Gary Amstutz - A South African Entrepreneur Making Waves

South African entrepreneur Gary Amstutz shares how his newest eCommerce site, StickerandLabelSA.co.za, grew from zero to an average of 10 orders a day and sales of about $10,000 per month by focusing on their unique USP of "Any Shape, Any Size and Any Quantity" and providing consistently exceptional customer service.

About
Gary started StickerandLabelSA.co.za over 5 years ago
Revenue
Gary grew the business to $10K/month
Read by 6,193 founders

19. Taylor & Hart

Taylor & Hart is a jewelry making business started by Nikolay Piriankov in 2013. Taylor & Hart uses Trello 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 19,558 founders

20. Temples and Markets

Temples and Markets is a fashion business started by Judith Treanor in 2015. Temples and Markets uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$6K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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How Judith Treanor Started A Business Sourcing Products From Southeast Asia

Temples and Markets founder Judith Treanor sources handmade, unique and sustainable artisan products from Southeast Asia for her online store, curating accessories, bags, jewelry and home decor to appeal to conscious consumers aged 30-55 who love to travel, with a 24% returning customer rate and an online conversion rate of .33%.

About
Judith started Temples and Markets over 9 years ago
Revenue
Judith grew the business to $6K/month
Read by 6,398 founders

21. Flaming Licks

Flaming Licks is a hot sauce business started by James Bryson in 2015. Flaming Licks uses Trello 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 over 8 years ago
Revenue
James grew the business to $13K/month
Read by 8,281 founders

22. Maxwell Scott Bags Ltd

Maxwell Scott Bags Ltd is a luxury brand started by William Forshaw in 2002. Maxwell Scott Bags Ltd uses Trello 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 8,066 founders

23. OneUp

OneUp is a social media automation business started by Davis Baer in 2016. OneUp uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
2 founders / 4 employees
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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How Davis Baer Used Unorthodox Marketing To Reach $1,000 MRR

OneUp is a social media scheduling tool that helps businesses make more money by automating time-consuming tasks, allowing you to schedule Google My Business, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn posts, with the unique feature of allowing for posts to be set on repeat automatically.

About
Davis started OneUp over 8 years ago
Revenue
Davis grew the business to $100K/month
Read by 6,734 founders

24. The Diamond App

The Diamond App is a niche blog started by Tony Florida in 2017. The Diamond App uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$500 / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Generating Passive Income With A Diamond Search Engine

The Diamond App founder developed an online diamond search engine that earns $500 per month in affiliate revenue from 6 jewelers, attracting 500 new users monthly through optimized SEO and offering valuable insights into his hands-off operation.

About
Tony started The Diamond App over 7 years ago
Revenue
Tony grew the business to $500/month
Read by 5,860 founders

25. Final Straw

Final Straw is a reusable straw business started by Emma Rose Cohen in 2018. Final Straw uses Trello for their business.

Team
2 founders / 4 employees
Location
Santa Fe, Argentina

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How I Created A Collapsible Metal Straw And Raised $1.89M on Kickstarter

Final has sold 300,000 FinalStraws that have prevented approximately 27,000,000 single-use straws from entering the environment and generated $5 million in revenue within the first nine months, all started from a voracious Amazon search and a Kickstarter campaign that raised $1.89 million in one month.

About
Emma started Final Straw about 6 years ago
Revenue
Emma grew the business to $0/month
Read by 6,985 founders

26. Planner Peace

Planner Peace is a journal brand started by Jess Yasuda in 2015. Planner Peace uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$22.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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How I Started A $12K/Month Business Selling Productivity Planners Online

Chasing Planner Peace is a planner company that has expanded from selling planner inserts on Etsy, to offering a one-stop shop customizable planner experience with over 300 inserts, a planner line, and various other related products, gaining a monthly revenue of around $25,000 at its busiest time of year.

About
Jess started Planner Peace almost 9 years ago
Revenue
Jess grew the business to $22.5K/month
Read by 62,759 founders

27. Hagan Ski

Hagan Ski is a ski touring gear started by Michael Hagen in 2010. Hagan Ski uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$90K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Breckenridge, CO, USA

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How I Started An Online Store Selling Backcountry Skis

Hagan is a ski mountaineering gear company that has 50% annual growth and focuses solely on backcountry ski touring, resulting in the world’s widest selection of mountaineering skis.

About
Michael started Hagan Ski over 13 years ago
Revenue
Michael grew the business to $90K/month
Costs
It cost Michael $10000 to start the business
Read by 6,566 founders

28. Popov Leather

Popov Leather is a leather business started by Ryan Popoff in 2013. Popov Leather uses Trello 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 11,435 founders

29. Agent Engagement

Agent Engagement is a dating coaching business started by Rowena Cumner in 2015. Agent Engagement uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$1.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

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Starting An Engagement Ring Advice Service Side Hustle

Agent Engagement is a free engagement ring advisory service that has helped 60+ gentlemen (and a few couples) create the perfect ring, making the industry less confusing by putting clients in touch with the very best jewelers according to their specific requirements, style, ethics, and budget.

About
Rowena started Agent Engagement over 9 years ago
Revenue
Rowena grew the business to $1.5K/month
Costs
It cost Rowena $20 to start the business
Read by 6,112 founders

30. Bundleboon

Bundleboon is a subscription box business started by Nelli Jeloudar in 2018. Bundleboon uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$35K / month
Team
2 founders / 5 employees
Location
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands

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How I Started A Subscription Box Business For Kids

Bundleboon is a kidswear shopping service where parents complete a style quiz and receive two personalized outfits for their child, and only pay for the items they keep, generating €45k in revenue with only €2k spent on startup costs in the first 2 months, with a goal of becoming a tech company with a styling algorithm and automating the styling process.

About
Nelli started Bundleboon about 6 years ago
Revenue
Nelli grew the business to $35K/month
Read by 11,774 founders

31. CRIK Nutrition

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

Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Pennsylvania, USA

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32. VADE Nutrition

VADE Nutrition is a supplements company started by Joe Johnson in 2016. VADE Nutrition uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
2 founders / 7 employees
Location
East Lansing, Michigan, USA

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How I Started A Protein Powder Business And Landed Shark Tank

VADE Nutrition provides on-the-go consumers with convenient and portable Dissolvable Protein Scoops featuring 20 grams of protein, 4.4 grams of branch chain amino acids and only 90 calories, which has expanded from selling only through the website to retail stores and e-commerce sites such as Amazon, BodyBuilding.com, Groupon and GNC.com, culminating in a successful Shark Tank pitching to get a deal with Mark Cuban and A-Rod.

About
Joe started VADE Nutrition about 8 years ago
Revenue
Joe grew the business to $500K/month
Read by 13,532 founders

33. DetraPel

DetraPel is a cleaning products business started by David Zamarin in 2013. DetraPel uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$600K / month
Team
1 founders / 24 employees
Location
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA

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DetraPel: A Stain Preventor Product That Got On Shark Tank

DetraPel is a company that manufactures and distributes eco-friendly liquid repellent sprays designed to protect fabric and leather belongings, which has made over $512,000 in sales last year and has successfully partnered with Shark Tank.

About
David started DetraPel almost 11 years ago
Revenue
David grew the business to $600K/month
Costs
It cost David $60000 to start the business
Read by 10,698 founders

34. Curated Runs

Curated Runs is an iPhone app started by Dominic Morris in 2016. Curated Runs uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$3K / month
Team
2 founders / 4 employees
Location
Sacramento, California, USA

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How We Started Hoopmaps, Went Viral, And Got On Shark Tank

HoopMaps is a mobile app that helps users locate pickup basketball games, with over 90,000 users across 11 countries, featuring on international media outlets like SportsCenter and Shark Tank, and has partnered with The Big 3 professional basketball league.

About
Dominic started Curated Runs almost 8 years ago
Revenue
Dominic grew the business to $3K/month
Read by 6,152 founders

35. Brazyn Life

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

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

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36. Entrepreneur Business Blog

Entrepreneur Business Blog is a marketing agency started by Emenike Emmanuel in 2016. Entrepreneur Business Blog uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$13K / month
Team
1 founders / 6 employees
Location
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

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How A Young Entrepreneur From Nigeria Started A Profitable Blog

This case study follows the journey of a young entrepreneur from Nigeria who started a profitable blog generating a monthly revenue of $1,500+ through sales of advertising space, sponsored posts, and information products, and shares his strategies for success including a Twitter growth challenge and guest post pitches.

About
Emenike started Entrepreneur Business Blog over 7 years ago
Revenue
Emenike grew the business to $13K/month
Read by 11,109 founders

37. Lunchbox Packs

Lunchbox Packs is a backpack line started by Tom Worcester in 2018. Lunchbox Packs uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$55K / month
Team
1 founders / 7 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

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Inventing An Anti-Theft Bag For Music Festival Goers

Lunchbox, an anti-theft festival hydration pack, was created to solve the top issues facing festival attendees and has since reached $36k in monthly revenue after a successful Kickstarter campaign.

About
Tom started Lunchbox Packs about 6 years ago
Revenue
Tom grew the business to $55K/month
Read by 5,269 founders

38. Emu Joy

Emu Joy is a skin care product line started by Carole Rains in 2014. Emu Joy uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$33K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
New Jersey, USA

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Starting A Successful Business Selling Emu Oil Creams

Emu Joy is a profitable business that has sold over 50,000 bottles, jars, and tubes of all-natural emu oil products online, with more than 90% of sales on Amazon, and founder Carole Rains shares tips on success from bootstrapping and branding, to using multiple checking accounts, and fostering relationships.

About
Carole started Emu Joy about 10 years ago
Revenue
Carole grew the business to $33K/month
Costs
It cost Carole $5000 to start the business
Read by 6,802 founders

39. Coffee Pixels

Coffee Pixels is a protein bar company started by Raivis in 2010. Coffee Pixels uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$15K / month
Team
3 founders / 5 employees
Location
Vidzeme, Latvia

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How We Created A Coffee Bar Brand

Coffee Pixels is a sustainable, wasteless coffee bar made from whole coffee cherry that is rich in antioxidants, high in fiber, uses fewer resources, and includes a smart dose of caffeine, selling about 15K units per month across Northern Europe with an eye towards Ireland and the US.

About
Raivis started Coffee Pixels over 14 years ago
Revenue
Raivis grew the business to $15K/month
Read by 6,453 founders

40. Felony Case

Felony Case is a phone case business started by Andrew Moore in 2012. Felony Case uses Trello 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
Read by 28,140 founders

41. AmmoniaSport LLC

AmmoniaSport LLC is a skin care product line started by Justin Rapoport in 2017. AmmoniaSport LLC uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$80K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
San Diego, California, USA

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42. Snappa

Snappa is a graphic design business started by Christopher Gimmer in 2015. Snappa uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$83.5K / month
Team
2 founders / 4 employees
Location
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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How Two Friends Bootstrapped A SaaS Business To $55K MRR

Learn how two friends bootstrapped a SaaS business to $55k monthly recurring revenue (MRR) by creating a simple graphic design tool for non-designers and focusing on content marketing for customer acquisition.

About
Christopher started Snappa almost 9 years ago
Revenue
Christopher grew the business to $83.5K/month
Read by 20,392 founders

43. Scribly

Scribly is a content writing company started by Dani Mancini in 2018. Scribly uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$37K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark

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How Dani Mancini Transformed Her Freelance Gigs Into A SaaS Business

Scribly.io, a subscription-based copywriting service providing high quality content that helps businesses scale at roughly 50% of the cost of hiring in-house, created by Dani, a first-time entrepreneur who started with just a few hundred dollars worth of projects and with the help of three other writers; as of last month, Scribly.io topped $14K monthly revenue.

About
Dani started Scribly almost 6 years ago
Revenue
Dani grew the business to $37K/month
Read by 12,690 founders

44. Lost Empire Herbs

Lost Empire Herbs is a supplements company started by Logan Christopher in 2012. Lost Empire Herbs uses Trello 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
Read by 14,382 founders

45. Mugpods

Mugpods is a coffee capsule business started by Jack Bramhall in 2015. Mugpods uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$21K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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How We Quickly Validated An Idea And Sold Millions Of Product

UK-based co-founder of Mugpods, Jack Bramhall, details how he launched his Nespresso-compatible coffee and hot chocolate pods with only $6,500 of capital, and now averages around $21,000 per month in revenue, with millions of pods sold, by identifying demand through Google trends and optimising his digital marketing and SEO.

About
Jack started Mugpods over 8 years ago
Revenue
Jack grew the business to $21K/month
Read by 6,077 founders

46. Dermestidarium

Dermestidarium is a cleaning business started by Carla Brauer in 2014. Dermestidarium uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Dallas, Oregon, USA

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How I Started A Successful Side Business Cleaning Animal Skulls

Dermestidarium is a successful side business that uses flesh-eating beetles to clean animal bones for display, started by Carla Brauer who had no hopes of it turning into a business, but grew it into a busy side-hustle and more recently a primary work with client base growing each year.

About
Carla started Dermestidarium over 10 years ago
Revenue
Carla grew the business to $2K/month
Read by 8,515 founders

47. URSULA BARTON

URSULA BARTON is an art business started by Ursula Barton in 2012. URSULA BARTON uses Trello for their business.

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

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How I Built Two Successful Small Businesses As An Artist

This case study showcases how artist Ursula Barton built two successful small businesses, one featuring her artwork on paper goods and the other being a retail shop showcasing art and handmade goods from a variety of makers, both of which have seen great success in sales and community support.

About
Ursula started URSULA BARTON over 12 years ago
Revenue
Ursula grew the business to $3K/month
Read by 6,429 founders

48. Leader Connecting Leaders

Leader Connecting Leaders is a niche blog started by Jodi Carlson in 2014. Leader Connecting Leaders uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$4.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Chapel Hill North carolina

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How Jodi Carlson Grew A Niche Blog To $6.5K/Month

Jodi Carlson, a professional web designer, turned her Girl Scouts hobby into a successful profitable blog, making $5,000 - 8,000 a month from printable booklets and affiliate marketing, through focusing on Pinterest and Facebook as marketing platforms along with offering free resources and collaboration opportunities.

About
Jodi started Leader Connecting Leaders over 10 years ago
Revenue
Jodi grew the business to $4.5K/month
Costs
It cost Jodi $100 to start the business
Read by 10,281 founders

49. Counterweight Creative

Counterweight Creative is a podcast started by Jeremy Enns in 2016. Counterweight Creative uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$16K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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How I Started A Successful Podcast Production Company

A successful podcast production company that grew from one client making $15/hour to a team of 10 contractors producing over 30 shows per week with revenue of over $10k/mo, primarily through referrals and with a focus on providing high personal touch and being picky about working only with clients who are a good fit.

About
Jeremy started Counterweight Creative about 8 years ago
Revenue
Jeremy grew the business to $16K/month
Read by 17,888 founders

50. RinseKit

RinseKit is a bathroom appliance business started by Chris Crawford in 2015. RinseKit uses Trello for their business.

Revenue
$150K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Vista, California, USA

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How I Designed A $150K/Month Portable Pressurized Shower And Went On Shark Tank

Founder of RinseKit shares how he designed a portable pressurized shower that generates over $1.5M in sales per year and achieved great success with Kickstarter and appearing on Shark Tank, while providing advice on designing, prototyping, and manufacturing your first product.

About
Chris started RinseKit over 9 years ago
Revenue
Chris grew the business to $150K/month
Read by 12,186 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.