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Brian Altomare's company is moving up by moving out dorm furniture.

By Kari Hamanaka

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What: A moving company for college students
Who: Brian Altomare of MadPackers
Where: Boca Raton, Florida When: Started in 2005
Startup costs: $2,000

After college, Brian Altomare had several startup business ideas, from selling 1-800 numbers (which he learned was illegal) to starting an internet marketing company (which he ended up doing with three college buddies). While the internet marketing business didn't last, Altomare's memories of moving in and out of college dorms did--and they inspired him to start MadPackers in 2005.

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