What is cocolevio, anyway?
Cocolevio is a children’s tag game which originated in New York City, similar to
ringolevio. The roots of the game go back centuries, but in the early and
mid-twentieth century the familiar cries of "One-two-three, one-two-three,
one-two-three" could be heard on the streets of Brooklyn, announcing a triumphant
capture from the opposing side.
Cocolevio games could take hours without breaks, demanding a high level of
attentiveness, adaptability, strategy, and precise tactics as two teams battled to
win. The Cocolevio name is a playful nod to our belief that business choices made in
this spirit of flexibility and attention to detail will lead the next wave of modern
Cocolevio founder Nnamdi Orakwue grew up in Brooklyn, New York, playing