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.

Gabe Middleton

Human-I-T | Los Angeles, California
Nearly half of low-income households in Los Angeles do not own a computer. Through his non-profit organization and eBay for Charity, Gabe Middleton is working to help close that gap by providing computers, internet, tech support, and digital training to those in need.

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.

Bill Ingersoll

Bikes, Trikes and Quads | Sloansville, New York
Bill grew up racing Motocross in rural upstate New York. In 2008, he tragically suffered a severe spinal cord injury, which confined him to a wheelchair. The accident marked a turning point in his life, catalyzing his ecommerce career and leading him to start an online business selling ATV parts through his eBay store.

Melinda Burger

Born of the Sea Jewelry | Oahu, Hawaii
Melinda Burger took her custom jewelry business to eBay and the rest is history.

Max Stein

Max Marine Electronics | Pompano Beach, Florida
Max Stein of Marine Electronics, a South Florida based business, turned his lifelong passion for fishing, boating, and marine electronics into a successful eBay business.

Łukasz Gliński & Mirek Sobczak

Vintage Audio Shop | Katowice, Poland
Łukasz and Mirek quit their corporate jobs and decided to fully commit to their passion for music. Today, they are running the Vintage Audio Shop, giving a second life to stereo equipment from a bygone era.