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mpressInteractive, LLC

We enable the do-it-yourself/maker to create stunning personalized artwork with easy-to-use apps—from the digital world to the real world.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Software
  • Location Urbana, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

mpressInteractive develops creative mobile & desktop apps that allow the Do it Yourself/Maker (DIY/M) to create personalized design and artwork to be shared digitally, or by integrating materials and processes, for the DIY/M to produce physical creations from their own digital designs. mpressInteractive makes the connection between the DIY/Ms wanting meaningful and productive interaction, and companies seeking a deeper customer relationship.


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    John Bonadies
    President, Co-founder

    John has over 25 years of creative and marketing management for agency and technology companies including Touch Press, Burson-Marstellar, and Wolfram Research. He is the creator of LetterMpress, which has been featured in Forbes, USAToday, MacUser, and others. He has an MFA in graphic design from the University of Illinois.
    John's role in mpressInteractive is conceptual and creative development of mobile products and overall project management.

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    Jeff Adams
    Director of Development, Co-founder

    Jeff's experience includes iOS application development, object-oriented and functional programming including Java, Ruby, Mathematica and Objective-C. He's held senior software development positions at Wolfram Research, NAVTEQ, and UBS Investment Bank. He has a BS in Physics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
    Jeff focuses on overall architectural design, and implementation of mpressInteractive's apps.

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    James Williams
    Sr. Developer

    Jamie most recently held the position as a senior data architect, helping establish a large-scale data curation pipeline at Wolfram|Alpha. He was a postdoctoral fellow at NIST in Washington D.C. and a research assistant at the University of Toronto. He has a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
    Jamie focuses on integrating data sources with interface design to create meaningful, usable presentation of information.

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    Lew Bonadies
    Director of Business Development

    Lew has over four decades of strategic marketing management and consulting experience in consumer and business-to-business markets. He has held senior leadership positions HSR Business to Business, Cintech Solutions, and AI. Neyer. Lew provides mpressInteractive with strategic planning consultation and business development.


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    Jeff Davis, Meyer Capel
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    Karl Appelquist, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Previous Investors

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    Serra Ventures, LLC