Company provides insight and expertise to drive Memphis’ entrepreneurial spirit at annual Start Co. 48 Hour Launch
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Nov 13, 2013 – Mosaik Solutions, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, today announces that as part of its relationship with Memphis-based entrepreneurial accelerator Start Co., it will provide mentorship and expertise to the 48 Hour Launch event the weekend of November 15. The event is an intensely creative workshop, enabling ideas to become businesses in the span of two days. With help from Mosaik’s expert mentors, Memphis entrepreneurs will learn how to overcome and avoid the barriers associated with building a company from the ground up.
The 48 Hour Launch event begins with participants having two minutes to pitch their business ideas. The top five ideas will be selected to move forward. As a team, participants will present their business to members of the Memphis business community. The winners will receive a $1,000 prize. The 48 Hour Launch is an opening event to Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest celebration in recognition of innovators and job creators who launch startups, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.
“With the strong support and resources already established in the community, Memphis is the ideal city for startups and entrepreneurs,“ said Chip Strange, vice president, products & technology at Mosaik Solutions. “For the past 25 years, Mosaik has been a thriving company in Memphis, and we are dedicated to sharing the benefits of our success. We know the hurdles that entrepreneurs need to overcome to launch successful businesses and are ready to contribute our know-how to help them succeed.”
“Mosaik Solutions’ participation in our initiatives profoundly benefits Start Co. and the Memphis startup community,” said Andre Fowlkes, co-president of Start Co. “With more than 25 years of experience, the company’s talent, facilities and mentors are paramount in preparing entrepreneurs to succeed in Memphis’ business ecosystem.”
As a Start Co. corporate partner, Mosaik Solutions provides access to its talent, resources and facilities for the organization’s ongoing initiatives and events. It is one of four local businesses providing professional assistance to the 48 Hour Launch. The company is also very active in Start Co.’s women’s entrepreneurship programs, including Upstart, a tech-based accelerator for women-led startups. Mosaik will also provide its talent and facilities to Start Co.’s upcoming Hack-A-Thon. Further details on this event will be available in 2014.
The Start Co. 48 Hour Launch will be held at the Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper Street, Memphis, TN 38104 November 15 – 17. Tickets are available online at: https://48hourlaunch.eventbrite.com/?ref=ebapi
For more information about Mosaik Solutions visit www.mosaik.com/.
About Mosaik Solutions
Mosaik Solutions builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive telecom network intelligence. As an agile team of researchers, creatives and mapping experts, we empower better strategic and tactical decisions with accurate datasets, flexible software and responsive professional services. We also help our clients attract and retain more customers with tailored marketing solutions.
About Start Co.
Start Co. is a nationally recognized non-profit (501c3) serving as the nexus of public-private efforts to accelerate the success of diverse entrepreneurs and their high growth companies while enhancing the Memphis’ startup ecosystem that supports them. Start Co. partners include archer>malmo, Baker Donelson, The Marston Group and Mosaik Solutions. More information can be found at www.neverstop.co.
For additional information please contact Liz Hamilton, archer>malmo for Start Co., at (901) 260-4168, firstname.lastname@example.org.