This directory highlights the businesses featured in Google’s Economic Impact Report throughout the years. Search for and discover the businesses in your community to learn more about how they’re using digital tools to help their business adapt and grow.
Ben Childers Photography, started by Ben Childers, offers drone footage for real estate, production, and marketing. Ben started the company as a high school junior, after waterfall footage he shot racked up views on YouTube.
BILLY Footwear, founded by Billy Price and Darin Donaldson, makes shoes with an innovative zipper that makes them easy to wear for people with disabilities, and a fashion sense that makes them appealing to everyone.
Black Leg Ranch, run by the Doan family for six generations, sells beef and buffalo meat grown on their 20,000-acre spread. The ranch also features an on-site event space, tours, hunting, and a brewery.
BLK & Bold Speciality Beverages is owned and operated by Rod Johnson and Pernell Cezar. They sell fair-trade specialty coffee to customers across the U.S. and donate 5% of profits to organizations that support at-risk youth.
BloomBridge was launched by Kristen Allen and Justin Johnson as an online service to deliver flowers to gravesites across the country, providing connection and closure for loved ones who can’t be there in person.
BrushBuck Wildlife Tours was founded in 2007 by military veterans Adam Lackner and Ezra and Amber Peters. Their company offers a range of tours in two U.S. national parks, Alaska, South America, and Africa.
California Electronics, owned and operated by Octavio and Erica DeLaTorre, offers eco-ethical recycling for electronics, keeping 850K pounds of environmentally harmful waste out of landfills every year.
Coconut Whisk, founded by Bella Lam and Myles Olson, is a cafe and company that sells plant-based and gluten-free pancake, waffle, and cookie mixes on their website and in over 1,000 stores across the U.S.
Combat Flip Flops was co-founded in 2012 by U.S. Army veterans Matthew Griffin and Donald Lee. Profits from their line of shoes and apparel are used to fund education and demining efforts around the world.
ConnectCareHero was founded by Osvaldo Montelongo, Tornu Ngwayah, and Bob Lee III to bring culturally appropriate music, arts, and comedy content to Black and Brown adults in nursing homes, providing connection and familiarity to the residents.
Crafty Chica, founded by Kathy Cano-Murillo, is a website that shares “a world of Latina DIY,” like crafts, recipes, storytelling, travel, and more, inspiring audiences to develop their creativity while having fun.
Destiny African Market was opened by Sola Ajao, offering authentic African foods and goods to greater Boston. A caterer for 30 years, Sola draws customers to the store with her famous homemade moin moin bean cakes.
Born in Nigeria, Addie Ajayi launched D’IYANU to bring the vibrant prints of her childhood into mainstream fashion. The company’s ready-to-wear clothing line offers quality African-inspired clothes for adults and kids.
eCreamery, founded by Abby Jordan and Becky App, offers gourmet ice cream in gift pints with personal messages and company logos added. They have stores in Omaha and ship from their website to all 50 states.
FishHound Expeditions was founded by Adam Cuthriell to offer fly fishing trips on Alaska’s rivers, sharing the beauty of the backcountry and the need to preserve it with visitors from all over the world.
Float Eureka was launched by Max Deitchler and Rachel Spencer to provide canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding trips on the area’s lakes and rivers, allowing the couple to share their love of the water with both locals and visitors to the Ozarks.
Full Leaf Tea Company was co-founded by husband-and-wife team Matt and Lisa Hammond Their company blends, packages, and ships loose-leaf teas, Japanese matcha, and more from its facility in Eagle Point, Oregon.
Hala Tree Coffee, founded by Jean and Danielle Orlowski, is a coffee farm that sells beans online and onsite, and offers tours and classes. They grow, process, and roast at the farm themselves, ensuring high quality from tree to cup.
Havana Carolina Restaurant & Bar is owned and operated by Dania Ochoa Hernández and her children Emmanuel “Manny” Pérez Ochoa and Ana Pérez Ochoa. Their restaurant shares Cuban music and cuisine with diners in their Concord community.
Iowa Girl Eats, launched by Kristin Porter as a cooking and lifestyle site in 2009, pivoted to recipes, support, and guidance for those eating gluten free after Kristin was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2013.
Look's Marketplace, founded in 1883 and owned by the son-father team of Nick and Greg Heineman, is a Sioux Falls institution that now features a retail market, butcher counter, scratch bakery, dining room, and brewery.