11/17/2010 11:28 am ET | Updated Jul 29, 2011

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

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
Fun Fact: Katia and Hayley met while attending Harvard Business School.


The original version of this article appeared on AOL Small Business on 11/17/10.