October 19, 2013
NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 19, 2013
Issaquah company Combat Flip Flops has launched a crowdfunding campaign to reach its goal of using sandals as the ultimate weapon of change in Afghanistan.
The company hopes to raise $500,000 to get a flip-flop manufacturing facility up and running in Afghanistan.
With the belief that a strong economy will sustain the gains made over the past decade, Combat Flip Flops’ goal is to manufacture flip-flops and additional product lines in Afghanistan.
July 23, 2013
Entrepreneurs seek to transform Afghan economy with flip-flops
Many have heard the adage, “Take the bull by the horns,” but very few, if any, have ever attempted to slip a pair of flip-flops on the horn.
That is until Issaquah resident Matthew “Griff” Griffin attended Spain’s Running of the Bulls in mid-July, and in a feat of daring recklessness, tried to place a pair of sandals on the horn of a charging bull.