January 18, 2012
Venture for America Company Spotlight with The Brandery located in Cincinnati, Ohio: Founded by J.B. Kropp, Dave Knox, Bryan J. Radtke and Robert W. McDonald, The Brandery is a seed stage consumer marketing venture accelerator, which was ranked as one of the top 10 programs in the United States. The Brandery runs a three-month-long program […]
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January 18, 2012
January 11, 2012
Venture for America Company Spotlight with Bizdom U located in Detroit, Michigan and Cleveland, Ohio: Detroit Recruiting and Development Leader, Maria LaLonde, tell us more: 1. Tell us about Bizdom U. Bizdom U is an entrepreneurship accelerator that funds and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs to launch innovative, tech-based businesses that have the potential to scale. Were […]
December 28, 2011
Venture for America Company Spotlight with TurboSquid, located in New Orleans, Louisiana: TurboSquid is: The largest library of 3D products for sale in the world. A clearinghouse for digital artists to make money selling their content. A place to find premium plug-ins for 3D software applications. A forum for 3D professionals to exchange ideas. A […]
December 21, 2011
Venture for America Company Spotlight with Benzinga, located in Detroit, Michigan: Benzinga is an innovative news and analysis service that focuses on global markets. Benzinga prides itself on providing original, accurate and timely global financial content every day. The service features content from industry experts and experienced analysts while also covering the news of the […]
December 20, 2011
We are happy to announce the addition of Mike Tarullo as the 4th Venture for America team member and full-time Director of Corporate Development. Mike is focused on working with start-ups to identify their talent needs and how VFA can help meet them. Mike comes to us from Solvate, where he was the Director of […]
December 14, 2011
Venture for America Company Spotlight with NuLabel Technologies located in Providence, Rhode Island: NuLabel Technologies, Inc. is an adhesive and printer hardware technology company developing innovative label platforms to help companies cut cost and reduce waste. NuLabel has developed patent pending liner-free label technology that uses an activateable adhesive to eliminate the need for the [&he...
December 7, 2011
Venture for America Company Spotlight with Liveset located in New Orleans, Louisiana: Established in 2010, Liveset is a digital platform presenting live concert events for the web and mobile devices in handsome HD. By placing artists at the center of their model and reimagining the production paradigm that exists around them, they aim to create […]
November 28, 2011
Venture for America Company Spotlight with Carrollton Technology Partners located in New Orleans, Louisiana: Carrollton Technology Partners (CarrolltonTech) exists for the purpose of working with clients to improve their operations. They utilize two main lines of business to accomplish this mission. To serve a broader audience they also create their own software and solutions as […]
November 23, 2011
Venture for America Company Spotlight with Federated Sample located in New Orleans, Louisiana: Federated Sample is a market research technology firm focused on bringing efficiency and automation to sampling through the Fulcrum Platform. Fulcrum is the worlds first complete project management suite to give clients the power to seamlessly integrate multiple suppliers, increase productivity and [&h...
November 17, 2011
Venture for America Company Spotlight with Detroit Labs located in Detroit, Michigan: Detroit Labs is your technology launch pad. They build iPhone, iPad, Android, and Web applications for businesses ranging from local start ups to Fortune 500 Companies. With a culture of passion, collaboration, and innovation, Detroit Labs helps revitalize Detroit by developing a community […]
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Meet Franklin Weldon
Frankie started building at a young age, when he’d enlist his friends to help with entrepreneurial schemes. From piecing together a neighborhood cleanup crew in elementary school to rallying an orchestral quartet to play at weddings and events during middle school, he was always finding opportunities to start “businesses” and creating teams to make it happen. This only continued once he got to Morehouse College, where... Read Franklin’s story
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