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One-Liner Pitch: A network of iTechs in every city provides customers with device repair, buyback, insurance or redistribution.
Why It's Taking-Off: The startup makes it cheaper and more convenient to repair broken screens on iPhones, iPads and iPods — and soon, Android devices, too.
AJ Forsythe, 25, and Anthony Martin, 26, first met during their freshman year at California Polytechnic State University. AJ admired Anthony’s entrepreneurial spirit; he had started a peer-to-peer textbook rental company in Santa Barbara. Forsythe's sights were set beyond the classroom, too; he harvested grapes with his brother at a local winery and ran a beekeeping business, in addition to juggling his psychology and biology classes. Read more...