Brian Larsen founded RestoraPet after dedicating his life to helping animals achieve and maintain wellness. Larsen’s Siberian Husky, Bandit, suffered from arthritis and cancer before passing away, and nothing on the market at the time could alleviate his best friend’s pain. Larsen, who was just a teenager at the time, focused on pet wellness from that point forward. He worked in a pharmacy and earned three science degrees, including a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland. Then he worked at a pharmaceutical company, where he spent nights and weekends testing all kinds of formulas before developing a laboratory in his home where he successfully created RestoraPet. He is now completing his MBA at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, as he continues to grow RestoraPet into the best pet supplement on the market.
When it comes to starting a business, there is no way to be completely prepared as you embark on your journey. Several of the most important lessons you learn will come through experience, trial and error. Many sources say that as many as 90 percent of startups fail within the first five years; but it...
February 19, 2020