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Homeschool Technical Apparel

Homeschool creates the most durable highly breathable outerwear and base layer available, keeping you warm and dry from the inside out.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Portland, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2009
  • Employees 4
  • Website homeschoolouterwear.com

Company Summary

Homeschool is a premium outdoor brand that designs and manufactures high quality, hyper-breathable outerwear, mid layer, base layer and accessories for the core specialty outdoor market. Our technology incorporates a branded, breathable technology called 37.5/Cocona. We are the first company to use 37.5 in outerwear, mid layer and base layer in the outdoor space, creating a "trifecta" of super breathability for ultimate comfort outdoors.


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    Sales Director

    Gary has decades of experience in the snow sports and outdoor industries and has worked for notable outerwear brands Sessions, Morrow Snowboards, Helly Hansen and others.

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    Founder/Creative Director

    Daniel has designed outerwear for companies like Ride (K2 Corporation) and Columbia Sportswear. He has 15 years of experience in the snowboard industry including retail management, sales rep and design.


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    Lyric McHargue
    Product Development director

    Lyric has over 10 years of development experience at Nike where she developed technical product for Golf and Snowboard product categories.

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    Marketing Director

    20 years of industry experience at Burton, Lib Tech, Morrow and others. Team Management and Marketing experience that spans two decades in the industry.

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    Joe Munk
    Finance Director

    Joe has 10 years of experience in outdoor industry in a variety of finance and operations roles. He has worked for Royal Robbins, Metolius Climbing, Exped, Snow Peak, and Mt. Hood Meadows.


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    Scott Davidson/Lane Powell
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    Lory Cogan Utz
    VP of Merchandising (Retired) Levis Strauss and Co
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    Angela Jackson
    Portland Seed Fund Manager
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    Fund Manager/Portland Seed Fund
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    Bend Outdoor Worx
    Outdoor Business Accelerator
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    Ian Yolles

Previous Investors

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    Self Financed
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    Portland Seed Fund
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    Roseburg Area Investment Network
    Angel Fund
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    Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network
    Angel Group
    Angel Investor/ Seattle Angel Conference DD lead