He’s pleased to see they’re coming along, soon to be on their way to customers who love the sun-dried products his business Leechango Plantation at Turtle Creek produces.
By 1994, the former computer-science student had dropped out, turned a side job repairing PCs into Geek Squad, and was sending employees dressed in nerdy ensembles (too-short dark pants, white socks) to fix computer glitches at local companies or homes.
Clients range from a handful of friends taking the train to a game to businesses treating a few dozen guests to a pre-game meal to one memorable event where the Tailwaiters took care of 300 rabid “away” fans at a Chargers-Giants game.
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Deep down, I probably never actually thought it would happen,” Renda said, but “the ultimate goal is to make it a career.”
Although always interested in the macabre and things that go bump in the night, Renda presented his parents with reams of research and a business plan for his haunted house idea when he was 14.
Since Spoonful’s launch in August, month-over-month growth has been phenomenal.
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As we’ve seen, using crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter can be a great way to cobble together some cash in a down economy.
But with an unstoppable drive to succeed, the 30-year-old founder and chief executive of the Fresh Diet has spearheaded the North Miami-based company’s growth over the past five years, to $7.5 million in revenue in 2009.