While young entrepreneurs these days might be focused on the next big app or software solution, Israel Whitley has created a success out of old school hard work and human talent with his company, Auckland Labour Hire which supplies contractors to the building and construction industry. With the backing of investors like Rob Fyfe and Sara Tetro, ALH has developed rapidly in just a few years and has already built a strong reputation in the industry. Israel hasn’t had an easy road though, after two heart attacks at only 21 years of age forced him to give up his dream of becoming a professional football player. Israel shares his journey so far and why you should never overlook the “unsexy” industries.
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