THREE-YEAR GROWTH 603%
FOUNDER Rachel Quarnberg, 36
THE COMPANY A manufacturer/retailer of customizable baby products.
BRIGHT SPOTS Audrey & Bear is just warming up. The manufacturer — best known for its swaddle blankets — now offers a variety of products from towels and clothes to accessories and decor. They did nearly $3 million in sales last year, and they have a heart for charity. For every swaddle sold, Audrey & Bear donates a swaddle to a baby in a NICU or in a pediatric care center.
1. “Take it to the next step of growth.”
2. “Implement all the processes we’ve been working on and documenting.”
3. “Get more blankets in NICUs.”
ADVICE “Be patient. Don’t rush it.”
THE LIGHTBULB MOMENT “It was the middle of the night, and I had an idea to create something special and unique for my second daughter.”
WHAT LIGHTS A FIRE UNDER YOU? “New ideas.”