Business briefcase |

Business briefcase

BRAD HORN/Nevada Appeal Jeff Burian, left, and Larry Kemp pose in one of Fun Jumper's bounce castles on Thursday.

Fun Jumpers

718 Hot Springs Road, Suite 2


Name: Larry Kemp

Position: Owner

His business: He rents amusement products for parties including midway games, carnival booths, a dunk tank and Sno Cone machines.

How he started it: He saw the products in an entrepreneur magazine six years ago and was looking for a job. “I needed to do something besides punch a clock,” he said.

Where his business goes: He mostly rents to birthday parties, but also does corporate parties and parties for adults. “It’s fun to be a kid,” he said. “What the heck.”

How people find out about him: He has a good clientele base and a lot of repeat customers. He said it’s important to look and act professional.

When he came to Carson City: He moved to Carson from Reno nine years ago and said he loves the area.