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Stuart Skorman is an entrepreneur who has founded eight companies:

"He is known for pioneering new business models and marketing them to baby boomers, challenging the long-standing companies in the industries he enters.  As a result of his work in the dot com industry he was referred to as one of the so-called "dotshots" of the 1990s. Skorman was also an executive at Bread & Circus, the Boston-based natural foods chain bought by Whole Foods in 1992 and is the author of the book Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur, Why I Can't Stop Starting Over (Jossey-Bass, 2006)."


Elephant Pharmacy

“Mention the name Elephant Pharmacy to people here and the response is, ‘That’s the drugstore that prescribes yoga.’ ”
– New York Times

“Elephant Pharmacy is positioning itself to challenge established chains such as Walgreens and Rite Aid Corp. by pairing traditional aspects of pharmacies with alternative remedies.”
– The Wall Street Journal

“Stuart Skorman founded Elephant Pharmacy, and he wants it to do to Walgreens what Whole Foods did to Safeway.”
– SF Chronicle

“Amid all the happenings crowding in on each other in this hectic chain drug year, a case could be made that the No. 1 story has been the success of an independent drug store, Elephant Pharmacy of Berkeley, Calif., and of its entrepreneurial proprietor, the redoubtable Stuart Skorman.”
– David Pinto, Chain Drug Review

“The Hollywood Entertainment Corporation, the second-largest chain of video rental shops, said yesterday that it had agreed to buy Reel.Com Inc., the largest service selling videos over the Internet. The price is $100 million…”
– New York Times

Hungry Minds

“ offers links to 17,000 online courses and other resources such as the UC Berkeley Extension, UCLA Extension and
NYU Online.”
– SF Chronicle


“Clerk Dogs does for movies what the Internet radio site Pandora does for music.”
– New York Times

“Netflix recently licensed part of
Clerkdogs’ database...”
– Associated Press