About a year and a half ago Brian ran into a family friend, Matt, at a Bachelor party. Brian was wearing a shirt with a pocket on it shaped like the state of Ohio. Matt said, “wouldn’t it be cool if that pocket was in the shape of Israel?” A few weeks after, the two met to discuss the creation of this idea. Several meetings later, this sole idea morphed into an entire clothing company known as One948.
Employing more people with disabilities than any other company, Call Yachol is the first of it’s kind.
I had the opportunity to hear founder and owner, Dr. Gil Winch, share his story at Ohio State University about a week ago. To say I was moved by his speech would be an understatement.
Health & Fitness
Back when posting about startups for my creativity class, I dedicated a week’s theme to health and fitness.
Not only do I enjoy eating healthy and working out, but OSU (my college) was recently ranked the fittest campus by Men’s Fitness, so I figured some of my readers might enjoy this one as well!
A lot of the companies that I will talk about were founded in Silicon Valley because of its ever-growing startup population.
However, many people don’t know that the country of Israel has more high-tech start-ups and a larger VC industry per capita than any other nation in the world, which is why it’s coined the “Startup Nation!”