DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing entrepreneur and UrgentRx® Founder and CEO Jordan Eisenberg as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California. Goldman Sachs selected Eisenberg as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event.
"I am honored to be included among such a talented and diverse group of entrepreneurs," said Eisenberg. "At UrgentRx, we’re committed to bringing new and exciting products to market that help consumers feel better fast. UrgentRx continues to disrupt the OTC medication category through innovative products and impactful consumer marketing. It’s great to be recognized for all of our hard work.”
Prior to founding UrgentRx, Eisenberg launched The Buddy Network, a consumer mobile app business that launched a top iPhone app. In addition, Eisenberg built and sold a successful promotional product business based on products he invented and patented (including the CollarCard™ and BottleCard™). He has also invented and licensed a medical device to a major manufacturer. Previously, Eisenberg worked alongside serial entrepreneur Maurice Kanbar (founder of Skyy Vodka), where he was instrumental in the production and launch of several consumer product businesses.
"We are honored to recognize Jordan as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2014," said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs. "This is the third year for the summit and our goal remains the same. We pair seasoned and emerging entrepreneurs – the builders and innovators – from a diverse set of industries to discuss how to make vital, enduring companies that reshape industries and boost the world's economies through innovation."
UrgentRx produces a line of fast-acting, portable over-the-counter medications that provide Right Now Relief™ for today’s busy, on-the-go consumer. UrgentRx® Fast Powders™ are available in single-dose packets and, recently launched, 10-count boxes. The products are intended to treat a variety of common ailments including Headache Relief to Go™, Heartburn Relief to Go™, Upset Stomach Relief to Go™, Ache & Pain Relief to Go™, Allergy Attack Relief to Go™ and Critical Care Aspirin™. UrgentRx Fast Powders don’t require water and use proven and effective active ingredients that provide fast-acting relief. The line is sold in over 20,000 locations nationwide.
For more than 140 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
UrgentRx is a line of fast-acting, portable OTC medications providing Right Now Relief™ for today’s busy, on-the-go consumer. UrgentRx® Fast Powders™, come in an innovative, fast-acting flavored powder format available in convenient, single-dose, pocket-friendly packets for easier portability and accessibility. The flavored powders can be taken without water, providing immediate relief whenever and wherever needed. Initially developed for heart attack victims, UrgentRx currently produces medications for everyday ailments such as allergy attacks, headaches, aches and pains, heartburn, and upset stomach. Based in Denver, Colorado, UrgentRx was founded by serial entrepreneur Jordan Eisenberg. For more information, please visit www.urgentRx.com.