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Thrill On

Thrill On is the destination for all the world's content related to the outdoors. We are relentless in connecting the world through the things they love to do.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded 2012
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary is perfectly positioned to leverage the convergence of the strength of social media, the growth of targeted “native” advertising and proliferation of point-of-view cameras like GoPro. We have rapidly grown our community to over 600,000 Facebook followers and 1,500,000 unique monthly visitors. Over 250 brands have created “Brand Pages”. The company began monetizing the platform in February 2014 with two pilot ad programs.


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    Chief Strategy / Marketing Officer

    Brian was a co-founders and Chief Strategy Officer of 8thBridge, a developer of social-commerce platforms. Brian was the head of marketing for, where he managed its online and direct marketing businesses. At Target, Brian increased online revenue by 1,500 percent and helped become a top three online retailer. Previously, Brian helped expand to become the 4th largest online retailer in North America.

  • Kent has been an independent consultant and board member since 2009. Kent has been the CFO of several emerging growth companies including MinuteClinic, Fargo Electronics, Envoy Medical and CyberOptics. He has been responsible for over $250M of private and public equity and debt financing since 1995, including two initial public offerings and a key member of negotiating teams delivering over $550M of acquisition proceeds to shareholders in 2006.

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    Shayne Mitchell

    Shayne spent thirteen years with Heartland America, a direct marketer of general merchandise catalogs and internet sales. Shayne started with Heartland as a graphic designer and advanced to lead the company’s direct internet marketing and development strategy, tactics and execution including product placement, marketing services, interface design and front-end and back-end programming growing the business to over $100M in annual revenue.

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    Vice President Business Development

    John brings 18 years digital marketing, sales and business development experience to Thrill ON. He has spent the last 6 years investing in and helping develop digital media start-ups including: GP Shopper; MyLikes; Live One; and John was Google’s first employee in the Midwest in 2000. He started and ran their Chicago office and later ran the Central Region Retail Team  through 2007.