Corey Capasso is an inventor and 4x serial entrepreneur with a knack for consumer products and technology.
Corey’s passion for business began at the age of sixteen when he was a distributor Nike© Air Force Ones on eBay and imported auto upholstery from Mexico, China and Turkey for the remainder of his high school years.
During his freshman year of college Corey conceived the idea of flavored plastic and in conjunction with A. Schulman Inc. (SHLM-Nasdaq) developed, commercialized, and patented the the technology in 22 countries.
Leveraging the flavored plastic technology, Corey also co-founded MoGo Sport, a sporting goods company. MoGo products today are in over 5,000 retail locations and are distributed in over 15 countries.
At 20 years old, Corey co-founded Exchangehut, a student-to-student ticketing platform, which was acquired by CDI American in 2008 during Corey’s senior year of college.
In late 2010, Corey co-founded Spinback, a social commerce and analytics platform for product sharing with two former university classmates. Thirteen months after its creation, Spinback was acquired by Buddy Media in 2011. Corey joined Buddy Media as Director of Sales for leading the Spinback integration efforts for 14 months until Buddy Media was acquired by Salesforce.com in August of 2012.
Corey is a Bloomberg Businessweek America’s Best Young Entrepreneurs Finalist and has been featured in Bloomberg News, BusinessInsider and FoxNews.com. Corey received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Risk Management Insurance and Entrepreneurship in 2009 from the University of Wisconsin Madison.