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Yellow Leaf Hammocks

Eco-luxe hammock brand spreading the “Do Good. Relax.” lifestyle: we strike at the root of extreme poverty from the comfort of a hammock!

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Lifestyle
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website yellowleafhammocks.com

Company Summary

Yellow Leaf Hammocks is a mission-driven, market-based social enterprise dedicated to supporting high-wage weaving jobs for artisans in the hill-tribes of rural northern Thailand. By creating a global sales channel and lifestyle brand for "insanely comfy" eco-luxe hammocks, Yellow Leaf empowers marginalized communities to alleviate poverty, agitate for social justice and combat environmental degradation.

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    Joe Demin
    Chief Relaxation Officer
    Unconfirmed

    Innovative leader with a passion for applying market based funding solutions toward creating powerful social change. Strong capacity to recruit, manage & motivate supporters. Adept networker and diplomatic negotiator, skilled in cultivating strategic, mutually beneficial relationships. Fluent in Russian & Excel, not so fluent in Thai or Mlabri (yet). Extensive knowledge of sailor’s knots, carabiners & other hammock hanging necessities.

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    Rachel Connors
    Chief Strategist of "Psst, Pass it On!"
    Unconfirmed

    Design extraordinaire, wordsmith, and chief marketing strategist. Past experience includes non-profit, public and private sectors with a background in media relations, CRM, research, IMC campaigns, development, event planning and public information/political campaigns. Also led start-up beverage co into New England market, leading sales & distribution team.

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    Krista Treide
    Advisor
    Unconfirmed

    23+ years experience in building successful brands in hyper-competitive, global markets. Held key roles for some of the world’s most formidable brands (Nike, Diesel, 7 for all Mankind, UGG, Michael Stars, Reebok & Speedo, amongst others).

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    Marci Zaroff
    Advisor
    Unconfirmed

    Founder of 2 organic/sustainable apparel & home fashion lifestyle brands; thought leader in organic textiles; Transfair USA board member.

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    Alissa Sears
    Advisor
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    Global Betterment Director of Christie Communications- leader in marketing & PR for ethical companies worldwide in the natural, health/wellness & lifestyle sectors; vast experience in international development.