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Episode #1290
September 23rd, 2020
An Entrepreneur’s Story
Tyler Ornstein loved the taste and smell of coffee from his first sip at 5 years old, but his father couldn't tolerate it because it upset his stomach. One day, Tyler asked him if he could make a coffee that both of them could drink. Tyler's dad, a bio-chemist, tinkered quietly behind the scenes until he did what no university research lab or mega-corporation could do — he created acid-free coffee that anyone can drink without digestive disruption (50 million Americans suffer from digestive problems). But this isn't just a story of Tyler’s overnight success. It’s a story of Tyler's dogged pursuit, passion and purpose to bring this product to market, starting on his bicycle at age 16. So today at age 30, Tylers Coffee boasts 80% growth year-over-year with more than 2,000,000 cups sold. You can find Tylers Coffee on Amazon, Walmart, eBay and Jet.com (and 40 other retailer websites), in addition to 1000 stores across the nation including the National Grocers chain.
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