CEO and Co-Founder, MakersKit

Mike Stone

Mike Stone

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Mike is the Co-Founder & CEO of MakersKit. He is passionate about the arts and inspiring creativity in everyone. He volunteered as an art teacher at public schools while running eight previous startups that all successfully exited. MakersKit pairs his passion with his business savvy. In just a year, Mike has lead MakersKit to becoming the leading brand for all things DIY with distribution in over 4,000 retail locations with partners like Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom and West Elm. To continue his charitable endeavors, MakersKit donates an art supply kit to public schools for every kit sold at MakersKit.com.

Mike was called “Founder of Techstars’ Hottest Startup” by Forbes and previously was awarded the National Leadership Award for Business Excellence from the US Congress.