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Nice to Meet You

These entrepreneurs proved you can find business partners in the strangest places.

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This story appears in the April 2004 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Paige Goldberg Tolmach on how she met fellow thirtysomething Mary Kumble, to found Swoon, their home décor company in Los Angeles:

"We [met] on a plane to New Orleans, "Tolmach, 36, recalls. "We'd both been working in the entertainment field. We both wanted to try something new, and we had the same sort of ideas in mind-to do something creative, fun and feminine. We were both ready to [decorate] our homes; we wanted to create a line of products we wanted to buy."

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