For Those on the Move
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For Those on the Move
Entrepreneur Creates a Prepasted, Disposable Pocket-sized Toothbrush
Emma Shirkey

In the ever-changing, socially conscious world of 2020, consumers are increasingly searching for ways to cut down on inconvenience and shift focus to products which are environmentally sustainable. Ian Rollin Berry, founder of oral hygiene company, Brushee, has managed to see continued growth throughout the global pandemic by being able to satisfy his target audiences through each of these pathways.

Mr. Berry began his company nine years ago at the young age of 21. He was in his final semester of college and preparing to continue his education to earn a law degree when he envisioned Brushee for the first time; just like that, he was enthralled. So much so that following his graduation from the University of Tampa’s sports management program, Mr. Berry forewent his admission to the University of Maryland School of Law and decided to launch his business from his home in Tampa, Florida and continues to grow Brushee in Orlando. Almost a decade later, Brushee is a thriving, African-American owned company which sells a pre-pasted, disposable pocket-sized toothbrush that also comes equipped with floss and a toothpick.


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Fall 2020