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TalkApolis

TalkApolis - The Social Media TV Network for Your City

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Nashville, TN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 11
  • Website angel.co

Company Summary

TalkApolis has an innovative method for pairing social media with high-value video serving geographically based users and advertisers. Facebook has been unable to find a similar solution so far. Our target market is all local advertisers everywhere whether they're used to print, TV, or radio. We have a superior, measurable offering and the system scales nationally using a network affiliate model.

Team

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    John Bransford
    CEO/Founder

    John has managed four startups focused on digital and home video. He started and ran the largest video distribution company to the US military during the 1980s. In 2000, he started New Generation Films, Inc to integrate the emerging MPEG 4 video compression with an application to deliver high-quality files over standard broadband. He currently heads New Generation Digital which builds web applications using Drupal content management system.

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    Ned Horton
    Board of Advisors

    Multi-media and communication specialist and owner of the Horton Group focused on the emerging media on the internet. MBA in business management.

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    John Wallace
    Board of Advisors

    Currently serves as Senior Director, Head of Production, and Executive Producer for AOL StudioNow where he has overseen all aspects of the company's video production and operations since 2007.

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    Guthrie Chamberlain
    Executive Consultant

    30 Years senior management and entrepreneurial experience with a focus on finance and technology. BS in Management, Marketing, and Finance. Guthrie has worked with many businesses throughout the world.

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    Greta Gaines
    VP of Production

    20 years of TV production and hosting with networks including Oxygen, MTV, and ESPN2. Singer-songwriter, TV host, pro-snowboarder, fly-fisher and free spirit, Greta Gaines brings a unique mixture to the show.

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    Tree Maddux
    Business Development

    25 hears of experience in sales, marketing, and management. 22 years as a publisher. He started in advertising as an outside sales rep in 1986 and was promoted to publisher in 1988. He was then given the opportunity to own his own franchise in the company(The Thrifty Nickel).

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    Nick McIntyre
    Production Manager

    10 years of practical business experience in video production. Nick was the VP of Production for one of the largest online entertainment networks Mevio.com. Nick continues to take video productions from script to screen through smart execution of simple video ideas to create large audiences that hunger for the next episode.

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    Chris McIntyre
    Board of Advisors

    A serial entrepreneur with companies spanning more than 10 years. Extensive experience in online video and audio broadcasting - BA from Purdue University.

Advisors

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    Bettina C. Elstroth, Esq.
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Guthrie Chamberlain
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed