You don’t have to be a tech wiz to build a successful business. That is the message in a recent video on MSN’s Business on Main that highlights one of our favorite companies, College Hunks Hauling Junk.
Nick Friedman & Omar Soliman started College Hunks Hauling Junk as a way to make some cash during the summer while in college. Today, the company has expanded to 40 franchises nationwide and millions in sales.
You can see their profile below from our 30 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs of 2011.
Nick Friedman & Omar Soliman
Company: College Hunks Hauling Junk
Age: 27, 27
The numbers: $10M+ in revenues (acquired)
Nick and Omar started a franchise of junk collection and removal from a summer business they had started in 2002. A way to earn some summer income during college turned into a company that has over 38 franchises and 654 employees. The company was acquired by full-service waste management and recycling company 1-800-Junk-USA in August 2011. These guys can be seen making appearances on ABC’s Shark Tank and Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker.
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