[Photo by MacKenzie Liptak.]
ROUND LAKE — Mike Brown, founder of Death Wish Coffee, was recently named EY's Entrepreneur of the Year for Emerging Business in New York, according to the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership (SCPP).
EY's Entrepreneur of the Year program is one of the world's most prestigious business awards for entrepreneurs. The official guidelines stipulate that entrepreneurs have to be nominated through the submission of detailed essays. The process is confidential.
Anyone who is associated with a successful entrepreneur can nominate them. This includes spouses, employees, bankers, attorneys, public relations managers or entrepreneurs themselves, the EY guidelines state.
Since being founded by Brown in 2012, Death Wish Coffee has been an immensely successful business in Saratoga County, according to the SCPP.