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By Entrepreneur Staff

Adventure Venture
What: Gift certificates redeemable for a variety ofmemorable experiences
Who: Gavin Bishop, Michelle Geib and Robb Young of XperienceDays
Where: Hoboken, New Jersey
When: Started in January 2005

Though the multimillion-dollar gift-giving market will nevercease to exist, gift-giving patterns change as often as the latestfashion trends. In recent years, research shows consumers arelooking for gifts that are unique--not your run-of-the-milldepartment-store gift cards. As one of the first companies to catchon to this trend, Xperience Days lets customers give an opportunityof a lifetime as a gift.

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