There are amazing businesses in Miami that aren’t getting the exposure they deserve. I had to move to San Francisco just so I could introduce my company to investors over there. They would never have known who I was otherwise.
Everyone asked the same question “Why are you in Miami since it’s a place to have fun while this (San Francisco) is the place to create businesses?”
I explained that it was a strategic decision as Miami was the gateway to Latin America and there was significant opportunity for the service I am offering.
Fernando Cuscuela and Leandro Armas founded Everypost in 2012 while living in Argentina. Fernando is an entrepreneur from Argentina that has successfully started two other companies. His past successes with those firms and the skills he learned led him to create Everypost.
“I always felt that I never had anything to wear, yet my closet was always full. All of my friends felt this way too.
I started to look into it further and found out that about 80% of people’s clothing were either donated or disposed of after one or two wears.
This is where the idea came from. I asked myself “what if I had the opportunity to exchange my clothes with not only my friends but also friends of friends?”
I’d have a backdoor to my friends’ closets and they would have access to mine. A much more efficient way to consume fashion.”
Paula Celestino and her partner Christopher Rivera founded Kloset Karma to allow young women to continuously update their wardrobe by trading articles of clothing with other women, thereby extending the life cycle of their purchase and minimizing expenses.