Andrew and Andrew, cofounders of Gloop!, will share how they bootstrapped (self-funded) a consumer goods startup and how they built out their e-commerce site from idea to prototype to a commercial product. They also share how they earned over $100,000 in revenue in their first year and why they chose to grow steadily vs rapidly.
You’ll also learn:
- How the founders worked their way out of potential “failure modes”
- When to solve something yourself vs have it done for you
- How to self-fund a company
- How to earn revenue
- Developing a product with little to no money
- How to remain focused
- How they won an Arch Grant
Bonus: Julie Maurer will share when and who should apply for the 2021 Arch Grants competition.
Andrew Mayhall, cofounder of Gloop!
Andrew Mayhall is a serial entrepreneur with expansive experience in startups; who raised over $2 million in private equity for past ventures in the technology hardware space. Mr. Mayhall is highly skilled in nearly every facet of business operations including manufacturing, customer service, marketing, and product branding. He possesses in-depth knowledge of chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering, with nearly ten years of experience as a multi-disciplinary engineer.
Andrew Martinussen, cofounder of Gloop!
Andrew Martinussen is a first-generation American and co-founder of 3D Gloop!. Mr. Martinussen graduated from SIUE with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Andrew is a talented, multi-disciplined engineer who is also skilled in project management, marketing, and product branding. Mr. Martinussen additionally possesses extensive knowledge of business operations, strategy, and development.
ABOUT THE STARTUP
3D Gloop! creates unparalleled adhesives and coatings for use in additive manufacturing/3D printing.