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Vinylmint will simplify the sound design process and provide it's users with an organized marketplace for royalty-free audio.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2011
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Vinylmint functions as the collaborative front-end for the users to make transactions across the social graph in an organized marketplace sounds. Vinylmint also enables integration into productivity applications, better organizes audio sharing and social connections, and decreases the cost of production.


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    Zack Miller

    Zack Miller is a Director at Vinylmint, as well as the Project Director at We Are Titans, a custom software development company, located in Downtown Norfolk. Zack is very active in the entrepreneurial community, having founded Sparkroute, the Hampton Roads Entrepreneurs' Mentorship Program (Startup Night), Drinks Downtown, Start Norfolk, and Virginia's first accelerator program,
    Hatch Norfolk. Zack is also a Principal at Aeir Talk.

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    Byron Morgan
    Co-Founder and CEO

    Byron has 9 years of business development experience in the media business working in various aspects including periodicals, telecommunications, music booking and promotions, radio broadcasting, and music distribution. Byron is also a successful music producer selling over 15,000+ records on two LPs. He negotiated and secured multi-year distribution deals with Amway Global to distribute music to a network of over 10,000+ buyers.

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    Jeff Muller
    Co-Founder and Lead Systems Architect

    Jeff Muller is a Co-Founder and the Lead Systems Architect of Vinylmint. Jeff is an experienced Lead Systems Engineer at TCI, where he has lead the deployment of several Department of Defense software systems. At TCI, Jeff authors and manages implementation planning as well as programming custom user experiences to enhance client experiences. Jeff is currently enrolled in Virginia Tech where he is pursuing a Masters in Information Technology.

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    Jeremy Johnson
    Co-Founder and Chief of Product Design

    Jeremy Johnson is a Co-Founder and Chief of Product Design at Vinylmint. Jeremy is an experienced multimedia professional that has transitioned into the world of UI design. Jeremy has had exposure in many of the industries that Vinylmint will penetrate including education, religious services, and commercial media enterprises. Jeremy is a graduate of Old Dominion University where he studied
    Marketing and Music Technology.

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    Ryan Mounaime

    Ryan is an experienced investment advisor who has been instrumental in the advancement of several startups as a marketing and revenue model consultant. He also serves as Director of Business development for Zak Investment Management, a money management firm headquartered in Norfolk. Ryan is a graduate of the University of Virginia and is a CFA candidate.

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    Mike Provance
    Chief Technical Officer

    Mike conducts research, writes, teaches, and advises entrepreneurs and CEOs of $5 to $50 million businesses on achieving structured, rapid growth. He served for more than fifteen years as a founder of, in management roles with, or as an advisor to several emerging ventures and established companies from information technology, biotechnology, and technology investment sectors.


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    Kaufman & Canoles
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Previous Investors

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    Hatch Investments