Schad L VanLeeuwen

Speed Addicts | Mission Hills, California
Schad VanLeeuwen started running his own company, Speed Addicts, out of his freshman dorm room in Santa Barbara, CA. Today, Speed Addicts boasts multiple offices, retail space in Los Angeles, and nearly 100,000 positive customer reviews.

Stephen Rines

City Music Annex | Leominster, Massachusetts
After completing a school assignment that challenged him to help grow his family's music store, Stephen uncovered an opportunity to expand the store's reach and sales to customers across the globe. After graduating college, Stephen returned to the business full-time and grew the online store to even greater heights.

Hawa Lukulay

Messie’s Closet | West Columbia, South Carolina
Hawa launched her eBay career shortly after she graduated high school in 2013. Fascinated by the thrill of treasure hunting, she opted to spend her summer before college learning the ropes of selling young contemporary clothing on eBay instead of getting a job. Fast forward five years, Hawa has successfully put herself through college with her store earnings, giving her the freedom to grow the business and manage her own schedule.

Jason Barnes

All Time Toys | Ellicott City, Maryland
Jason Barnes, owner of All Time Toys, worked his way up at the store for nearly 10 years. When the opportunity came in 2016 to buy the store, he jumped at the chance.

Laurie Wong

Reflections of Trinity | Powder Springs, Georgia
Reflections of Trinity is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those in crisis with food, clothing, and basic needs. The charity is financially supported by the sale of donated goods through eBay for Charity.

Dov Schreiber

frames_n_optics | Brooklyn, New York
Swapping a biology degree for a passion in eyewear, solopreneur Dov grew his global business in just 5 years selling frames to more than 100 countries.

Todd Hallada

2Bros Sports Collectibles | Blaine, Minnesota
When Todd was 16, options for work were limited due to his disability so he opened a business on eBay to sell sports cards. After receiving his Master’s degree and a stint working in corporate America, Todd decided to re-invest in his hobby, and alongside his brother Tom, made their store 2Bros Sports a full-time business.