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Designing a shoe that works for everyone | New Day Northwest

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Designing a shoe that works for everyone | New Day Northwest

Designing a shoe that works for everyone Featured on New Day Northwest, BILLY Footwear co-founders, Billy Price and Darin Donaldson, explain how their company grew from a personal need for an easier-to-put-on footwear concept, to a fashionable and universal shoe that works for everyone.  Click here to see the interview on its original platform.

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Friends turn tragedy into unique footwear company | King 5 News

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Friends turn tragedy into unique footwear company | King 5 News

Friends turn tragedy into unique footwear company. A devastating accident twenty years ago has turned into a business opportunity for a pair of friends in Issaquah.Billy Price was in his first week of school as a freshman at UW in 1996 when he fell out of a three-story window.“It broke my neck and it broke my back and it basically left me in a wheelchair,” he explained.The accident, which was alcohol-related, made him quadriplegic.Today, Price is turning his personal tragedy into a unique footwear company.BILLY Footwear designs and manufactures shoes for people with physical limitations. The shoes are fastened with...

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Issaquah High School graduates inspire investors on TV's 'Quit Your Day Job' | Issaquah Press

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Issaquah High School graduates inspire investors on TV's 'Quit Your Day Job' | Issaquah Press

Issaquah High School graduates inspire investors on TV's 'Quit Your Day Job' Fair warning. Don’t watch the April 13 episode of Oxygen’s “Quit Your Day Job” without a box of tissues. You’ll want them handy every time Issaquah High School graduates Billy Price and Darin Donaldson appear on the TV show where entrepreneurs pitch products to a group of investors. Price’s mission to create a shoe that works for everyone struck an emotional chord with all of the investors, particularly renowned start-up advocate Sarah Prevette. The 1996 Issaquah High School graduate became paralyzed from the chest down after falling out...

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Seattle Entrepreneurs Pitch Universal Footwear Concept On Oxygen’s ‘Quit Your Day Job’ | Footwear News

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Seattle Entrepreneurs Pitch Universal Footwear Concept On Oxygen’s ‘Quit Your Day Job’ | Footwear News

  By: Erin E. Clack | April 2016 We would like to thank Erin and Footwear News for featuring our shoes in their online post, dated April 14, 2016. We sincerely appreciate your generous support and look forward to sharing more styles with you in the future. To read the article, please click here. For other articles written by Erin, please click here. About Footwear News: "FN is the ultimate destination for industry insiders and shoe lovers alike. From power players to style stars, FN draws on seventy years of history to offer a feet first look at what’s new and what’s next...

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Issaquah High School grads pitch revolutionary footwear on Oxygen's 'Quit Your Day Job' | Issaquah Press

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Issaquah High School grads pitch revolutionary footwear on Oxygen's 'Quit Your Day Job' | Issaquah Press

Issaquah High School Grads Pitch Revolutionary Footwear on Oxygen's 'Quit Your Day Job'  You slip your shoes on one foot at a time.The concept is natural, easy and hardly requires a second thought. But what if it wasn’t so simple? What if a physical limitation prevented you from literally putting on your shoes?That was the case for 1996 Issaquah High School grad Billy Price, who became paralyzed from the chest down after falling out of a third-story window at his University of Washington fraternity in October 1996.The accident took away the ability to move much of his body, making daily...

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