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David Hogg is giving up pillow entrepreneurship and returning to gun-control activism. His company Good Pillow aimed to rival the MyPillow brand

Posted On: May 7, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

David Hogg is giving up pillow entrepreneurship and returning to gun-control activism. His company Good Pillow aimed to rival the MyPillow brand

Summary List Placement Parkland shooting survivor and pillow entrepreneur David Hogg announced Saturday he is permanently stepping away from his company, Good Pillow.
Taking to Twitter, he said : "Effective immediately, I have resigned and released all shares, any ownership and any control of Good Pillow LLC."
The reason for his departure was due to "personal commitments," including taking the time to "focus on studies in college" and "advance the gun violence prevention movement."
In another tweet , Hogg said: "While the tragedy and trauma I experienced does shape me, like many other survivors of gun violence, it is not even close to who I am fully and I am looking forward to using this time to grow myself as an organizer, friend, son, and brother."
The 20-year-old Harvard University student launched Good Pillow to do battle with conservative MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Hogg aimed to "run a better business and make a better product all with more happy staff than Mike the pillow guy while creating US-based...

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