01/18/2011 01:56 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Becca Brown And Monica Murphy, SoleMates: 27 Million And Counting

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 Becca and Monica's story.

Name: Becca Brown and Monica Murphy
Company: SoleMates
Location: Old Greenwich, Conn.
Fun Fact: Brown and Murphy's favorite shoe designers are Christian Louboutin and Manolo Blahnik.


The original version of this article appeared on AOL Small Business on 1/18/11.