Carlo Cooper, inventor, owner, president, and chief drumstick engineer of CooperGroove drumsticks, launched his company on Facebook while walking to his job at Trader Joe’s. Since then, it’s taken off to the point where he has expanded the business and made it his full-time gig. Hear his story in the video above on how and why he made his unique cross-cut dipped sticks, and see how they’re made in his Chicago factory.