A 2015 poll found that the vast majority of pet owners consider their pets to be part of their family. With that has come increased pet spending – but what about for owners who want a longstanding reminder of their furry friends? Founded by a pet parent who wanted to immortalize her Great Dane best friend, Cuddle Clones creates fully customized stuffed animal versions of people’s pets – handmade with premium plush materials and advanced airbrushing – as well as other plush products, figurines, memorials, and accessories. Since inception, Cuddle Clones has sold more than 30,000 stuffed animals and has generated more than $7 million in revenue. [Read More]
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June 05, 2018
August 10, 2018
Cuddle Clones intends to use the majority of proceeds from this round on the following:
If the minimum $50,000 is raised, the majority of proceeds will be used for future wages ($36,500). If the maximum $1,070,000 is raised, the majority of proceeds will be used on general marketing ($400,00), future wages ($250,000), and general working capital ($250,000).
Co-founder and Chief Cloning Officer
Prior to founding Cuddle Clones, Jennifer spent 10 years as a benefits consulting actuary. Her last job before making the entrepreneurial leap was with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is actively involved in the entrepreneurial community in Louisville and periodically develops financial models and does financial analysis work for other companies in the area. She lives with her husband, Danny, and two fur children, Izzy and Annie. Jennifer has a BS in Mathematics and Business from the University of Puget Sound and an MBA from the University of Louisville.
Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer
Adam’s background is in digital marketing, more specifically conversion rate optimization and integrated digital campaigns. He has a BA and an MBA from the University of Louisville and has most recently worked as a Digital Marketing Consultant for Humana Inc., a leading insurance provider in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as several other smaller companies prior to and during his involvement with Cuddle Clones.
Chief Executive Officer
Brennen is a driving force behind Cuddle Clones’ growth strategy that includes new products, market expansion, and building an organization to support the growth. His C-suite experience, collaborative leadership style, and operational experience have positioned him well for this role. Brennen has an MBA from Bellarmine University and BA from Western Kentucky University.
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