was founded in the spring of 1999 by Tim Galbraith, then a Columbia
Business School MBA student. The idea came after reading a Wall
Street Journal article about the Anthora.
The article quoted the Sherri Cup vice president," recounted
Tim. "So I called directory assistance, got the telephone number,
called him from a pay phone outside the subway in the Bronx. I made
my pitch and minutes later we had a deal."
“I wanted a career related to the Internet," said Tim.
"But I didn't have a classic technical background. So what
better way to establish myself than to actually build an E-commerce
After graduation Tim joined an Internet consulting company. Since
the dotcom meltdown, Tim has moved to an old economy position, but
NY Cup continues to thrive.
A Global Business-- Sales of NY Cup mugs have been made to the UK,
Spain, Italy and a bulk order to a Hollywood studio.
Special Thanks To:
The Sherri Cup Company
Nina Rich Photography
Nick Koudis Photography