14 Apr '11, 9am

WhatchyaGot Gives You Bags Of Hope

WhatchyaGot Gives You Bags Of Hope

Many products are created because its founders are geniuses, others for meeting a certain need in the market. Some products, however, are the result of sheer necessity. Salt Lake City, Utah-based WhatchyaGot , for example, was founded because its founder Julie Gallegos wanted to create a bag for her father, who was stricken with colon cancer and heart disease. The mompreneur-inventor – Gallegos is a mother of four – in 2007 noticed that her father needed a case or a bag to keep and organize his medicines, vitamins and other supplies he needed for his illness. Gallegos couldn’t find a suitable one from the mall, and decided – why not design one herself? “I figured I could design a product that would allow him – and others – to carry their personal essentials with them at all times,” explains Gallegos. “I realized the importance of a bag that offered compartments to place th...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2011/04/14/whatchyagot-gives...

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