2024 Entrepreneurs of the Year: Oasis Falafel driven by entrepreneurial spirit

Under co-founders Naftaly Stramer and Ofer Sivan, iconic Iowa City eatery has spread Mediterranean cuisine through Iowa City – and beyond

Ofer Sivan and Naftaly Stramer, co-founders of Oasis Falafel and Oasis Street Food. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT
Ofer Sivan and Naftaly Stramer, co-founders of Oasis Falafel and Oasis Street Food. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT

The founding of Oasis Falafel in 2004 came at a key turning point in the lives of its co-owners, Naftaly Stramer and Ofer Sivan. Mr. Stramer has left his position as vice president of development at Stockpoint, an Iowa City IT firm, and had just taken a job with a new local high-tech company, while […]

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