Change Generation: Jason Ross And JackThreads Take The Sample Sale Online

Jason Ross is the founder of JackThreads, "Where guys can find exceptional value on top tier Men's fashion." Ross dissolved a failing Sports merchandise business and created JackThreads, acquired last year by Thrillist and now has over 800,000 members.

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About Jason Ross: Raised a discount shopper with an eye for exclusive fashion — especially streetwear and sneaker brands — Jason Ross started writing the JackThreads business plan in 2006 with a goal to fill the void for great deals on exclusive men's apparel. JackThreads launched on July 31, 2008.

About JackThreads: JackThreads is an online shopping community selling apparel, shoes, and accessories from top-tier streetwear and contemporary fashion brands. All goods are guaranteed authentic and are exclusively priced for our members.

Change Generation

About shatterbox: Born to show young people that happy careers happen. The site features video vignettes of young professionals who have found fulfillment in fascinating careers. It also offers a dynamic social network, a resource blog and a brand new program to help launch young people into dream careers. The "Make Your Mark" competition gives $1,000 each month to a passionate young person trying to make their career dreams reality. From designers and musicians to filmmakers and entrepreneurs, shatterbox wants to help you make your mark.

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  • trey d.

    speaking from a late thirties, college graduate, did everything from mortgage-banking, dot-com corporate paralegal, building inspector-background i'm STILL trying to find what makes me happy, something that inspires. i love reading about organizations like this that inspire the next gen...i'm still trying to make my mark.