Blaine Vess is the CEO of StudyMode, a twenty-person company that operates a network of websites (,,, others) that serve as practical tools for students all over the world.  He co-founded the company within a couple of weeks of starting college and it’s still bootstrapped today.  Additionally, Vess co-founded Four Henrys Productions, a company that creates and produces reality television shows, like “I’m Married to a…” on VH1.