Former head of Yeezy-Adidas innovation lab launches FCTRY LAb with $6 million fundraising


Former Yeezy-Adidas Innovation Lab head Omar Bailey and Abhishek Som, a former Wall Street and private equity executive, have co-founded FCTRY LAb, a BIPOC-led, Los Angeles-based footwear prototyping lab and venture studio that aims “to democratize sneaker production and open-source innovation for emerging and established designers and brands of all ...

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