Greg Shugar

Greg Shugar

Co-Founder of Thread Experiment

Greg Shugar is Co-Founder of Thread Experiment, the world’s first brand of home bedding dedicated to men. Shugar originally founded The Tie Bar and grew it into a $20 million business before a private-equity firm acquired the brand. In his so-called 'spare time,' Shugar serves as the Chief Marketing Officer of Acquire Real Estate, a real estate crowdfunding platform. Shugar also dabbles in angel investing in ecommerce companies, regularly speaks on topics related to entrepreneurship and teaches an Entrepreneurship Bootcamp course at Florida Atlantic University. Prior to launching Thread Experiment and The Tie Bar, Shugar was a practicing attorney in Chicago for eight miserable years.

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