eBay Small Business of the Year finalists to compete for the Grand Prize

By Sasha Fedorenko July 16, 2019 - 10:39 am have announced eight eBay Small Business of the Year finalists which will compete for the Grand Prize.

eBay say the Shine Awards for Small Business, sponsored by Intuit Quickbooks®, celebrates the most inspiring small businesses and entrepreneurs on eBay. From the eight winners, eBay selected, one will be voted small business of the year.

eBay invites other sellers to vote for the finalist of the choice from the 15th of July and until the 25th of July to help them win.

The ceremony will take place on the 25th of July at eBay Open, where the winner with the most votes will be awarded the Grand Prize. The remaining seven sellers will be named eBay Platinum and Gold winners, according to how many votes each receives. Here are the eight eBay Small Business of the Year finalists:

1.Todd Hallada

2Bros Sports Collectibles LLC
Blaine, MN

Combining a can-do attitude with his corporate background, Todd turned his passion for sports cards into a full-time, top-selling business on eBay.

2.Sahil Kumar

Raleigh, NC

Sahil’s entrepreneurial spirit works twofold: running a successful electronic device business on eBay, and employing women re-entering the workforce.

3.Clara Jeanne LaCelle

Surfinjunkie Acampo, CA

Jeanne is no stranger to adversity. She turned a failed business into an eBay success story, all while putting her four kids through college.

4.John Macris

Philadelphia Candies

Hermitage, PA

To reinvigorate his family’s 100-year-old retail brand, John turned to ecommerce on eBay, boosting both the business and local economy in the process.

5.Elijah McCloskey

Freewheel Madison

Madison, WI

Bike seller Elijah dedicates his time to selling affordable transportation to all and teaching others how to make a living on eBay.

6.Jodi Rosenbaum

More Than Words

Waltham, MA

For over 15 years, Jodi’s now $4M eBay bookselling enterprise has empowered at-risk youth by providing business training and helping them develop essential life skills.

7.Dov Schreiber


Brooklyn, NY

Pivoting from his biology background to his passion for eyewear, solopreneur Dov grew his global business in just five years selling frames to more than 100 countries.

8.American Artifacts

San Pedro, CA

By sourcing vintage items locally, long-time eBay seller Nanette addresses customers’ needs while also reducing her carbon footprint.

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