A presentation about CHRIS JACOBS, founder of HONEST DISOUNTS. Brought to you by CHRIS JACOBS.
Determining America’s need for affordable health solutions in the midst of growing concern over healthcare, Chris founded Honest Discounts to help Americans improve their quality of life. He aims to make Honest Discounts the vehicle for changing the way people spend on bettering their livelihood.While most kids were playing hide-n-go seek, Chris began his entrepreneurial career at the age of 9 with a robust landscaping business. Too small to ride or push a lawn mower his father loaned him $200 for a leaf blower and he never turned back. At 18 he started The College Saver, a direct mail marketing and consulting firm for large retail and multimedia companies. He was thrilled to have clients such as Whole Foods and Cox Media all from a dorm room. His work in social entrepreneurship started in 2008 when he co-founded Emergent Energy Group, Inc. For his work there, Chris was voted number 1 as Businessweek’s Top Young Entrepreneur Under 25 in 2009 and the company won Babson College’s prestigious Student Business of the Year Award in 2010. Chris was also named a Global Student Entrepreneur finalist by Entrepreneur Organization in 2009. His many accomplishments have been chronicled in AOL, Yahoo, Businessweek, Fox Business, The New York Times, and many more.
CardStar, the leader in mobile loyalty card applications, announced shoppers can access the Honest Discounts Prescription Card within the CardStar app and use it at participating merchants to save 10 to 75 percent off qualifying prescription drugs. Including SAFEWAY- CVS- WALGREENS- DUANE READE- TARGET- WALMART among others.
Sean Conaghan of VALPAK of Sataten island and Greater Brooklyn introduced Chris and we found out the Chris is actually Sean's nephew.
Seems the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree.