Nicholas Kristock is a former international soccer player turned serial entrepreneur and servant leader, and he has found his fit in the entrepreneurial world by building businesses that solve problems. After two seasons of soccer in Australia, Nicholas moved back to Michigan in 2015 and foundedFleece & Thank You, an innovative 501(c)3 organization that provides psychosocial support and programs to children in the hospital and provides comfort to 22 children’s hospitals and units in Michigan. Fleece &
Thank You has also rolled out Grateful Human, an apparel brand targeted for people that love sharing what they are thankful for. Nicholas still serves as Fleece & Thank You’s President and Executive Director. His venture portfolio extends beyond social impact and philanthropy, as he also is the Founder and CEO of KindKatch, a personalized video engagement platform for brands who want to capture attention and drive deeper relationships with their audience.
Something interesting about Nicholas is that he has bungee’d the tallest bungee jump in the Southern Hemisphere and has also lived homeless for a week in Sydney, Australia as a member of the startup team for Orange Sky Laundry, the world’s first mobile laundry service for the homeless.