The Shrimp Tank brings you interviews with some of the most successful business owners in the United States to learn the do’s and don’ts of starting and running a successful business. Then, the fun really starts when we bring in high school and college students to pitch their business ideas to the Shrimp Tank. We don’t fund any business, but we do teach kids how to turn their business ideas into a successful business.
Brittney is the CEO and Co-founder of The Dorm Room Beautician (@thedrbco). She began The DRB with co-founders Kaye Thompson and Marcelo Burkard after 3+ years as a freelance stylist for afro-textured hair in the Athens Area in August 2015. The DRB facilitates connections and operations for freelance hair stylists and their clients in college areas. Brittney is originally from Suwanee, Ga where she graduated from Collins Hill High School in 2012. She will graduate from The University of Georgia with a BBA in Business Marketing w/digital emphasis, an ABJ in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish minor in May of 2016. After graduation, Brittney will continue to grow The Dorm Room Beautician and intern for The Wall Street Journal in NYC. Follow her on twitter, @brittneylaryea to learn more!
Caleb is the founder of Spacey Sciences and is building the University of Georgia’s first satellite. He has worked for NASA as a flight software developer and was a Google Glass beta tester – having helped build the first musical score viewing application for it. He lead the team that won the first MLH, nationally recognized, hackathon for UGA by building a low-cost remote-operated telescope. He currently runs the most popular Computer Science and Astronomy blogs on the tumblr blogging platform with a total following of over 200,000. Caleb is a Computer Science and Astrophysics double major at UGA. His career goal is to further the exploration and monetization of outer space and to help lay the foundation to explore and colonize our solar system.
Anastasia Roberts has a degree in Digital Marketing from the University of Georgia. She lives in Athens with her two young boys and enjoys watching them play football, basketball, and Jiu Jitsu. Anastasia started Nourishing Business Solutions in 2015 because she saw a need with the businesses around her to have quality marketing in order to grow. Anastasia believes in the freedom entrepreneurship offers to people and enjoys teaching others how to nourish their businesses through effective marketing techniques. You can check out NBS at www.nourishingbusinesssolutions.com, on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.