Wow! What a response to ourDown Syndrome Super Box. We built that box as a showcase so people can see all the great items and work from our fellow entrepreneurs with Down syndrome. Well, the Down Syndrome Super Box sold out right away. Thank you so much.
John Cronin, co-founder and inspiration for John’s Crazy Socks, brought a little cheer to the markets today when he rang the closing bell at the NASDAQ. John became the first entrepreneur with Down syndrome to ring the closing bell.
John Cronin and his partner and father, Mark X. Cronin, co-founders of John's Crazy Socks, completed a week-long tour of Canada where they spoke on inclusion and entrepreneurship. The tour was arranged by the U.S. State Department as part of the Department’s U.S. Speaker’s Program.
John Cronin, the co-founder of John’s Crazy Socks, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Long Island Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EONY LI). John earned this honor due to his co-founding of John’s Crazy Socks and leadership that has seen his business create 39 jobs and earn over $5 million last year. At age 23, John demonstrates every day what people with Down syndrome can accomplish.
John is my son, my buddy, my partner and my inspiration. He is the co-founder and Chief Happiness Officer of John’s Crazy Socks. He sets the tone and direction for our business. He leads a life full of gratitude and doing for others and that makes for a full life. He is the perfect leader for an organization with a mission to spread happiness.
Google celebrated Father’s Day by releasing a video about John’s Crazy Socks, a father-son business. John Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome, wanted to sell crazy socks because “they let me be me” and he wanted to go into business with his Dad. John’s Crazy Socks is truly a business born out of love between a father and son.
A pair of entrepreneurs, who happen to have Down syndrome, have each created a successful businesses and now they are teaming up for a joint project. John Cronin, who co-founded John’s Crazy Socks, is collaborating with Sean McElwee, who founded Seanese Tees. Sean is also a cast member of The Emmy Winning Docu-Series “Born This Way” on A&E. The duo collaborated to produce a special patriotic gift box for Independence Day called John and Sean Coast To Coast Gift Box. The gift box features Fireworks Socks designed by John and “This Land Was Made For Me Too” T-Shirt designed by Sean of Seanese Tee's. Two dollars from the sale of each patriotic box will go to fund Down syndrome research.
A pair of entrepreneurs, who happen to have Down syndrome, have each created a successful business; now, they are teaming up for a joint project. John Cronin, who co-founded John’s Crazy Socks, is collaborating with Collette Divitto, who started Collettey’s Cookies. The duo introduced three products pairing socks and cookies:
A Box of Socks and Cookies
A Mother’s Day Box of Socks, Coffee Mug and Cookies
A Mother’s Day Box of Socks, Coffee Mug and Cookies for the Sassy Mom
June was another good month here at John’s Crazy Socks which means we were able to raise money for our charity partners. We’re on a mission to spread happiness and one of the best ways we do that is raising money for our charity partners. Giving is always better than receiving.