Terry Wallace

Hammocks by Sierra Madre Research

A love of the outdoors and a passion to help people are the two most basic sentiments powering Sierra Madre Research, an innovative hammock company based in Vicksburg, Mississippi. These one-of-a-kind hammocks are more than just an easy way to take a nap among the trees, they’re designed to...

Wyp Aviation Wingboard

What happens when a little boy with a love of Legos and airplanes turns into a man who still loves to build and fly? Aaron “Wyp” Wypyszynski is living proof that young dreams can turn into reality. Though his first goal was to be a pilot in the Air...

Bridal Buddy

As a consultant at a bridal shop, Heather Stenlake heard every wedding day concern in the book, but one always stuck with her: “how do I use the bathroom in this thing”? She knew that a bride’s options were pretty limited. She could take her dress off completely, or...

RocketBook Wave Smart Notebook

Paper notebooks are cool, with their playful cover artwork and old-school feel. Digital notebooks are efficient, with their easy to share, easy to read (usually easy to find) data storage. With Rocketbook Wave, there’s finally an intelligent—and awesome—combination of the two. Created by Cambridge University grads, this physical-meets-digital creation...

Laid Brand Pheromone Infused Hair Care

We understand the power of pheromones, those biological triggers that attract us to others and give a feel-good boost of hormones. But have you ever considered using them in your hair as part of your “feel great” lifestyle? Adam Rauch and David L. Hensley wanted to find a way...

Wine and Design Painting Classes

Harriet and Patrick Mills both had careers as hardworking, fast-moving sales people when Wine and Design was born. The parents of three were happy career people, until Harriet’s girls trip changed their mindset. After a successful paint and sip experience on the beach, Mills decided that what the world...

Thompson Sweat Proof Undershirts

It’s a truly embarrassing (and often super-secret) condition: over-sweating. As a sufferer of hyperhidrosis, the clinical term of excessive regular sweating, Billy Thompson tried everything to alleviate his underarm dampness. From ritualistic deodorant practices to banning colored shirts from his wardrobe, Thompson had done it all—but to no effect....

Wallet Buckle

We’ve all been there: paring down the “necessities” in our handbags and pulling out weeks’ worth of receipts from our wallets to lighten our loads for a night out. Whether you’re headed out to a concert, outdoor event, or simply headed to the grocery store to pick up a...

Rumi Spice Saffron

When one thinks of American fine-dining cuisine, the harsh environment of Afghanistan may not come to mind. For Kim Jung, Emily Miller and Keith Alaniz, the region is close to heart. That’s because the three co-founders of Rumi Spice, a company that sources one of the most prized spices...

All-In-One Scooping Bowl

UPDATE: The Scooping Bowl is now being sold under the name Squeebie Multi-Purpose Mixing Bowl Take a look in your kitchen. There are bowls everywhere! You use one bowl to mix dry ingredients, another bowl to mix wet ingredients, and yet another bowl to serve. So many bowls, so many...

Goverre Sippy Cup For Wine

There’s hardly a thing that brings people together faster (and keeps them around longer) than a great glass of chilled wine. One glass becomes two, which becomes three, which ends with the entire room as best friends. Shannon Zappala and Regan Kelaher have helped make this process a little...

See/Rescue Streamer Safety Signal Device

When you love spending time outdoors, you understand the dangers that can arise. Hikers get lost, kayaks capsize … there are as many ways for an outdoor adventure to go terribly wrong as there are ways to enjoy nature itself. Heaven forbid something actually go wrong—it can be a...

Loctote Theft Resistant Bags

As with many creative and innovative feats of imagination, Loctote Industrial Bag Company came to fruition after a serious bout with misfortune. During what was supposed to be a relaxing family vacation in St. Croix, co-founder Don Halpern’s personal items were stolen off the beach—while he watched helplessly from...

Booty Queen Apparel

The only thing better than starting a journey toward being strong and fit, is looking great while doing it. When it comes to fitness, Booty Queen Apparel seeks to marry the two with a line of high-quality fitness gear for women that’s perfect for those post-workout selfies. Crafted by...

Validated App For Free Rides

If the popularity of ride-sharing services has taught us anything, it’s that people love convenient transportation available when they want, where they want. With Validated, powerhouse trio team Ian Lyman, Tov Arneson and Alex Wilhelm have done just that. Validated is a simple way for city dwellers to essentially...

Guardian Bikes – World’s Safest Bicycles

Bicycling has become one of the most popular fitness pastimes for adults around the world, but for kids, technology just hasn’t kept up. While it’s certainly important to prevent injuries while cycling on dirt trails in the mountaintops, Brian Riley and Kyle Jansen knew that what was just as...

Guard Llama Personal Safety Device Calls 911

A llama is probably not the fiercest animal you can think of in regards to protection, but for Joseph Parisi and Nick Nevarez, it was the perfect inspiration for their innovative Bluetooth 911 signal, the Guard Llama. This tiny, simple device is ideal for anyone concerned about their safety...

Flag – Free Photo Printing

In this modern digital age, it’s a wonder that printing the dozens (if not hundreds, maybe even thousands) of pictures on our phones is still such a hassle. With Flag, Savannah Cowley and Samuel Agboola have finally created a solution. This beautiful easy-to-use app makes it simple to receive...

Under The Weather Pop-up Tents

As a Sports Dad, Rick Pescovitz knew all about the perils of sitting on the sidelines at every game—no matter the season. That’s why he built Under the Weather pop-up pods. Parents want to spend time with their kids, to support their hard work on and off the field,...

Apollo Peak Wine For Cats And Dogs

Brandon Zavala had a cat and a dream when he launched Apollo Peak in 2015. Like many pet owners, he wondered what might happen if he poured a little wine out for his furry gray friend, Apollo. Still, he loved the cat too much to take a risk that...

Seedsheets Garden Kits

Cam MacKugler was a gardening guru long before he launched Seedsheet in 2015. As a LEED Project Manager, MacKugler helped ensure his architecture firm built sustainable elements for its projects. It was while “farm-sitting” for a co-worker that he came up with the idea for a simple, seed-packed sheet...

Cropsticks Bamboo Chopsticks With Built-in Rest

Like many great ideas, Mylen Yamamoto’s idea for sustainable chopsticks with a built-in rest came to her while locked on a plane with nothing else to do. As a lover of traditional Asian foods (she is a fourth generation Japanese/Filipino American), Yamamoto knew the important part her chopsticks played...

The Sleep Styler – Styles Your Hair While You Sleep

Tara Brown loved the way her big, bouncy curls looked after washing, drying, applying product and heat styling or roller setting her hair. What she didn’t love was the process! After trying a number of DIY styling alternatives, she was left wondering: could this be even simpler? Could hairstyling...

MealEnders Curb Food Cravings With Behavioral & Sensory Science

It’s not just you – maintaining a healthy lifestyle is tough for everyone. Reading ingredient lists and checking expiration dates is hard enough. In this new world of strange diets, unregulated weight loss pills and “hot new superfoods”, it can sometimes feel downright impossible to know what the best...