Consider taking this compact disc company's stock for a spin.
Think of it as a noteworthy endeavor. "We scour the country looking for up-and-coming bands," says John Wanzung, co-founder of Chicago-based Fresh Tracks. "We're trying to get this music into people's hands."
And so they do. Along with partner Kip Schaumloffel, 28, the 29-year-old Wanzung is hitting it big with a subscriber-based music service that sends out monthly compact discs in much the same way that beer-of-the-month clubs dole out bottles of brew. Their secret formula? The two entrepreneurs--both of whom possess music industry backgrounds--sell their 3,000 subscribers recordings of promising alternative and "roots rock" artists who have yet to hit it big. "Basically," Wanzung says, "it's an insider's guide to finding out who the next big bands are going to be."
Continue reading this article - and everything on Entrepreneur!
Become a member to get unlimited access and support the voices you want to hear more from. Get full access to Entrepreneur for just $5.
Get 3 months free with code zendesk
Presented by Zendesk
Entrepreneur Editors' Picks
These Co-Founders Are Using 'Quiet Confidence' to Flip the Script on Cutthroat Startup Culture and Make Their Mark on a $46 Billion Industry
My 7-Year-Old Daughter Started Selling Eggs. Here's What She Taught Me About Running a Startup.
Why You Need to Become an Inclusive Leader (and How to Do It)
Career Transitions You Can Make in Your 40s and 50s
Billionaire Naveen Jain Is an Expert at Disrupting Fields He Has No Experience In. His Secret Sauce for Building Multi-Million Dollar Companies? 'You Have to Come as Naive.'
4 Principles to Develop Next-Level Leadership at Your Company
This Filipino American Founder Is Disrupting the Beverage Aisle by Introducing New Flavors to the Crowded Bubbly Water Market