TBREIA St. Petersburg Meeting

with... Jeremy Griffin

What is the Overall Theme of Life Right Now? with Jeremy Griffin

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Comfort Inn North
2260 54th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33714

TBREIA's St. Petersburg Meeting Always  Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month at the Comfort Inn North from 7:00pm – 9:00pm!

Hosted by: Jennifer Colaciccio & Mike Schultz


Speaker: Jeremy Griffin

Originally from Rochester NY, grew up flipping houses in the family business, Wright Bros Contractors.  Started own remodeling company at the age of 22 while attending Monroe Community College.  Began Startup Street LLC in 2005 to help local businesses that were currently remodeling contracts and was one of the original founders of Grizzly Targets in 2012. 

Currently owns:

- Startup Street at the corner of Swann and MacDill, helping small businesses and entrepreneurs take the next step. 
-  Grizzly Targets, a small manufacturing company that produces steel targets with clients such as SOCOM, LAPD, and various military installations across the globe. 
-  Property manager for Skyway Realty, with 40 rental properties currently under management. 
- Host of Corner Launch on 88.5fm, the Tampa area's #1 radio show for all things entrepreneurship, startups, and organizing.  
- Owner of Dropzone Gunner, the nation's premier live-fire AR15 shooting competition.  Think of American Ninja Warrior with guns.  Currently partnered with the nation's leading firearms club 3 Gun Nation and Keltec, a top ten firearms manufacturer in the USA. 

Topic: What is the Overall Theme of Life Right Now?

Just about every aspect of every business I am working in or with has one common thread... How to create an interesting platform that provides value to a larger subset of the market. Leverage Marketing. Create the interesting content you can as a grass roots entrepreneur/small business, and find a way to partner it with larger companies that don't know their way around the new marketing landscape. Create content, generate an audience, use content as an in with larger groups.

What Does Startup Street Do? When you combine the worlds of start ups and small businesses, with the world of marketing, there is really no telling where things go. Right now, we are trying to push everyone into the realm of video vlogging, as we think it's the best way to express who you are (branding), and thus further hone in on your market. It's an incredible tool for both creating an audience and also partnering up with industry media leaders. www.thestartupstreet.com

What are we doing with Grizzly? Classic turnaround case. The company lost $250k in 2015, and was on the verge of closing it's doors. Came in, rebranded, worked on processes, hired new people, and just set a record for one month sales in only five months time. www.grizzlytargets.com

What is Dropzone Gunner? Again, if you want to stand out, you have to do something that makes people take notice. A combination of Ninja Warrior meets Tough Mudder meets a livefire AR-15 and pistol shooting competition. Literally the most insane event in the nation, with this one being the second time we have done it.

Show up early for Networking and to do Deals.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer directly at 727-403-8685. (If it is your first time contacting Jennifer, please text her that you are contacting her on behalf of TBREIA).

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Date: Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Comfort Inn North
2260 54th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33714

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