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4moms (Thorley Industries LLC)

4moms® is developing and selling innovative strollers, playards, infant seats, car seats, & infant tubs that address a $1.2 B US market.

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  • Location Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

4moms® sells in more than 550 retailers in the U.S. and Canada and in 12 other countries. Product revenue was $769,000 in 2009 and $3.4 million in 2010, and is projected to exceed $7.5 million in 2011 and $27 million in 2012. The highly innovative nature of 4moms® products has enabled the company to file 54 patent applications so far. The Company’s largest customers include buybuy BABY,,, and Giggle.


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    Rob Daley

    Rob leads the general strategy and business planning for the Company and is specifically responsible for leading the strategic planning for sales, marketing and operations. Previously he spent nine years as a venture capitalist and three years as an investment banker. Rob has an undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Virginia and an MBA with honors from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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    Henry Thorne

    Henry has over thirty years of engineering experience spanning a range of disciplines including mechanical, electrical and software engineering. He has been an entrepreneur for the past twenty years, starting four companies - all of which are operating today. He holds sixteen patents and has thirty pending patent applications. Henry has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Engineering both from CMU.

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    Denis Meinert

    Denis has over twenty-five years of experience as an entrepreneur and financial executive working as a CFO and Principal for H.B. Maynard and Company and as a CFO for Hire for companies including CMU spin-offs reCAPTCHA and Blue Belt Technologies. Mr. Meinert has a B.A. in accounting from Grove City College and earned an MBA part-time at Indiana University of PA.