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Updated: October 2, 2023 / 2023 NextUp: 40 Under 40 Honorees

40 Under 40: Patrick Breeding, bootstrapping a startup to seven figures

Provided Photo Patrick Breeding is co-founder and CEO of Marin Skincare.
Patrick Breeding, 28 
Co-founder and CEO, Marin Skincare Find profiles of all the 40 Under 40 honorees here.
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Significant professional accomplishment: Becoming the person I needed to become to profitably bootstrap Marin to seven figures while maintaining our values, staying mission-aligned helping others with chronic skin conditions above all, and doing it with my best friend and life partner.

Passion project: Getting K-12 students excited about a career in STEM through volunteering at schools across Maine and as a board member of the Bioscience Association of Maine.

Audacious goal: Bring relief to the 30 million people in the United States who are struggling with eczema.

Favorite quote: “The destination is the path.” — Aubrey Marcus

Influential book: “Outwitting the Devil,” by Napoleon Hill

Favorite movies or TV shows: “Star Wars,” “The Office” and “The Profit”

How do you recharge: Nothing recharges my battery more than taking time for mindfulness, movement and nature.

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