Entrepreneurial Profile: Jeff Nobbs Founder Of Extrabux


Jeff Nobbs has taken the benefits of online shopping to a whole other level with his website Extrabux.com, an online store that provides users with a myriad of different methods of saving money when making purchases from various big name department stores and websites. His brilliant creation features numerous coupons and 1-%30 cash back offers for several brands and stores ranging from Uggs to Kmart to Bed Bath and Beyond.

Nobbs co-founded Extrabux when his proposed business plan won a $25,000 cash prize through the University of Southern California where he was studying at the time. What first began as just a coupon site has become a useful tool for anyone who wants to save an incredible amount of money from literally every different kind of store. Elite caught up with Jeff to find out more about the fruitful journey this ambitious college kid embarked on that would eventually lend a helping hand to bank accounts everywhere.

In the beginning, what motivated you to become an entrepreneur?

Tell me about your first entrepreneurial experience as a kid.

What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?

What does a day-in-the-life of Jeff Nobbs consist of?

What were you like in college? I mean, were you as hungry then as you are now? Was it more of the typical college experience that the average joe has, or were you hustling away, engaged in business endeavors?

What is your take on college in 2012? Many successful entrepreneurs are skeptical of how much college actually prepares students for the real world. Would you advise an entrepreneurial-minded youth to go to college today?

3 tips of success?

What is the most important aspect of a company that determines its own success?

Looking back, what's one thing you would do differently?