Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
Welcome back -- -- in the -- air right if you start your holiday shopping this weekend you might want to consider made in America a lot of people like that including.
Cannot house and see.
-- -- chatting and saying.
I'm -- appointed she's made in the USA products then again I said the pledge of allegiance every school day growing up.
I mean America is huge for a lot of people and we haven't made America company joining us today mark Denny the founder of different.
This thing I received a three indefinite period differently job the united three OK I guess you can explain I make iPhone case correct -- they can made.
-- iPhone cases and on the made in Torrington Connecticut up in the northwest corner of Connecticut where Hillary left which is where analysts I'm actually kind of in south -- -- but -- -- we've been working on these cases for.
Over two years.
And the business actually really picked up.
The past six months and I went to school at fifty university.
And graduated in 2011.
And while there I am was interning at HBO for the summer prior 2010 she actually Manhattan I think on the street.
-- that yeah exactly success Starbucks eggs and I went there many times that have men and you know allows they're living in the city yes.
The iPhone four just came out and hand my buddy -- -- -- interning here Fox News Channel yet in this department.
In the thumb and she got four and I looked at it and had a 3GS the time.
And hypocritical in the back because this is kind of perfect for carry on your stuff from and you know I had the previous -- this.
And I didn't like the cases that are out there are so cows -- keeps us coming -- Have had thought there had to be a better solution because I didn't like classic sounds so I do like rubber bullets kind of cases -- I am.
-- classic -- like rubber and I still -- they felt a -- so in -- -- looking at some ideas and some you know materials and can -- canvas and it just felt right -- the phone perfectly.
And you know looking at some -- screen children so -- that three new logo -- similar to answer the question there is no meanings of the three.
-- is gonna mean because -- it is near -- your phone -- and then something else will we can sit on.
But -- we we like to say that the three kind of represents the three people who have to dismiss this started.
Myself and my business partner Jason and -- and then the manufactures slash investor.
Mazzarelli who actually -- a person extra cases.
That's so cool I don't and I on the line now and that's her sense of kind that one person equities.
-- -- -- cats are.
-- old Blackberry also could it is still so mark obviously had just graduated so congratulations on being -- young entrepreneur mark thank you.
Any rain turning HBO yes -- -- wouldn't it would immediately get a job there I mean as a reason you start your own company because the job market was tough.
-- -- -- Lesser man business as I've always been admire I'm Steve Jobs Bill Gates you know Mark Zuckerberg for his more recent and it always -- mentality of investing in yourself and you know.
You know -- we can really achieve something is related put time to -- and working -- you -- and I thought the best method of doing this was trying to stay on business.
-- and think morning Steve Jobs -- here is that there is exactly ten and the I didn't know if you -- the stage.
What it was worth the risk and I wanted to risk and I know that you know there was -- post looking -- to have a great business partner Jason to work with me.
To get us where we are and without him we wouldn't be here so -- any team effort what did it take to get to this -- it took a lot of time.
-- lot of time to -- an effort.
Like this of before it was over two year period.
Around and actually fell apart when we were working in -- college and magical part -- -- my.
I need to save your beer money no actually when I graduated college I works for apple as a genius.
Yeah right now so then like to the idea before working out up you know let's work on your ideas well I'll be -- loyal loyal yes she's really easily yeah.
This -- working in their house and home like most college graduates you can behind the eyes got exactly -- And you know sitting up some in the stock that they offered to employees thought oh my idea at all they're listed in a study learn about business couldn't go to school -- business and the school for film and and just you know educate myself to -- do this save up and then leave and start this -- kind of the plan.
You very educated years Smart guy can tell I think -- I'm I'm liking everything that you're saying.
All right so you basically had money to do this because -- your own.
Save my own my own was -- -- -- up for and then also you know my business partner Jason -- -- -- some money as well we split up half half and then.
Our investor -- are what we put it collectively.
We did it turn out in morning needed in did you turn.
Do you I didn't need more than at this surprise you at it was expensive and -- know we we kind of knew how much as I know what I do well we tradable and you know -- think now.
How much it -- on based on you know like.
Prior protecting basin the president cause based on working with the manufacturer have him discuss with us.
You know the the cost of going forward what it would be -- we are able to determine what we needed but the spectrum.
That picture out about -- is.
The case on -- -- -- are handmade and and what you're looking at their previous was they have been hammering holes inside -- -- headache someone thank -- name's -- Actually funny Dotty is her name coming placing out we have actually only presently one -- make all of our cases right now godaddy -- how many mission.
She makes about fifty a week.
She -- gestures as you know working at a for about.
Two months -- -- cases.
So she's she's done pretty good at it and mighty sell them we saw them currently only online comment different dot com DI FFR three anti.
And we also stirred up theatrics that are program for our iPhone 5 we launched three days ago.
And we're already thirty some percent funded successfully so we're we're I think we're gonna -- goal prison.
-- -- -- -- -- I saved very Smart how comedians like being -- write the probably -- size let me get a case ready before taxes because unfortunately costs approach to things.
So much money at least.
About it we did and -- really -- we I -- and created a mock.
Credit -- secretary.
With plastics I'm Islamic gives them and they're just that now -- with the case yet and in time after seeing everything it just it was a better that we was that are related.
Do you have and I had to -- -- using this -- for awhile Pacific.
Literally hanging their dead but -- -- it is getting easier for a -- sizzle worn out but that's just what it to get some vintage look.
Yes and a -- They're here -- -- which is nice about this -- of -- in New York.
If he's purchasing -- it.
I you know and readied an academic thinking to myself I don't anticipate no different -- -- We can you know to put your energy agency I have four credit cards cash and -- -- north card.
Any and they got out and it just so certain and great Christmas -- it is and it is actually surprising and I finally came to when.
I believe in from Nicholas Smith work -- Are you should start getting dotted line.
We are actually looking into that we're looking into -- -- are also looking into do corporate logos that's something that we're deathly passion about creating you do custom.
Sections -- what are your price points.
We have one without a Waltz although different slim and -- 3499.
And then we have multiple public different wallet and it's 39 again and it happens tell your former flare value products.
I did -- -- net interest.
There's there's one other thing.
Thank you have to gain traction and if you gain traction.
Then they're they're interested in himself impact this stuff like you know the what's your next step aside getting out -- -- but the stores so the next step would probably you know we're looking to you obviously the -- -- case.
And then after that we're looking into doing an iPad and many many or iPad itself kind of case -- We're playing around we don't find -- -- thing that -- -- done is good point.
So there's a couple of options that we're keeping kind of secure -- good you and you know we hope to go forward with them and see if we can create.
These products that don't exist that's always a gold different it's just Christmas -- got to -- but I had to ask you one question can you wait how long have you been in business and we've been in business for about six months we launched about.
Two months so any way of saying how much sales have -- -- still -- definitely it's different -- itself.
But we have definitely seen increased.
As time has progressed you know the more we've been pushing herself southern getting market.
Share were definitely growing.
And we're right on projections which perfect mark penny -- so much think yeah nine and thank you for being.
American -- RA.
Filter by section