27 Million and Counting: Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna, Birchbox

Meet Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna, the co-founders of Birchbox, a New York-based makeup and beauty products delivery service.

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Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the least, and no two entrepreneurial paths are exactly the same, whether they result in fame and fortune or just a few hard knocks.

There are an estimated 27 million small businesses in the United States. And 27 Million and Counting is our attempt to capture as many of these unique, only-in-America success stories as we can. The premise is simple -- we give entrepreneurs 60 seconds to share their stories, in their own words. We hope they will inspire, inform and maybe make you laugh. This is Katia and Hayley's story.

Name: Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna
Company: Birchbox
Location: New York
Website: www.birchbox.com
Fun Fact: Katia and Hayley met while attending Harvard Business School.

Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna, Birchbox

Tags: 27 Million and Counting, beauty products, beauty supplies, Birchbox, Hayley Barna, Katia Beauchamp, makeup, makeup delivery, makeup samples, running a business, starting a business, unique business ideas

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