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Founders of College Hunks Hauling Junk to Appear on Season 2 Premiere of AMC’s “The Pitch” as Investors.
According to Nick Friedman, President and Co-Founder of College Hunks Hauling Junk, sitting in the investor seat is much different from being the one seeking investment. “There's certainly less pressure,”
Friedman and his business partner, CEO Omar Soliman, are no strangers to reality television premieres that garner high ratings. The duo, who founded the company in college after growing up together in Washington DC, also appeared on Bravo’
According to Soliman, “Four years ago when we appeared on Shark Tank, we had 16 franchises across the country, a few dozen employees, and a couple million in annual revenues. Thankfully, we have weathered the recession and now have nearly 50 franchises, 500 employees, and our revenues are in the tens of millions. It’s pretty humbling to reflect four years later and appreciate that all the hard work is paying off. We’re in the next phase of our business, now, and we’ve done it without outside investors. We want to move the world by bringing back the American Dream to college students and their parents, because if we can do it, anyone can.”