Posts by kaclmart

RedRocket Connect: A Virtual Advertising Agency

There are many pieces that have to fit together to make a company successful. RunUp Labs is lucky to have extremely amazing sponsors to help the program and of course help our companies be successful. During our 2014 program, we’ve been fortunate to partner with the unique creative and marketing ad agency, RedRocket Connect. Red Rocket Connect joined RunUp Labs’ list of sponsors...

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SailDeck

SailDeck

SailDeck provides an intelligent and comprehensive cruise vacation-selling platform which enables travel enterprises to sell cruises and related ancillaries efficiently while providing the best experience to their customers. SailDeck pulls cruise pricing, ship, port, and excursion data from multiple sources and presents this data in a simple-to-use format. This enables travel professionals to...

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Trekkable is Driving Their Business Forward!

We are very excited for one of the companies that participated in the inaugural class of RunUp Labs. Trekkable has been pounding the pavement to record trek-ratings in San Francisco, New York, and Chicago. They have over 70 hotel ratings and are compiling all of this content into a working prototype. They have also discovered some huge opportunities as they dove into research regarding laws and...

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International SOS Helps Kick Off First Session

On June 16th we kicked off our first session with WorldWinger. Tim Daniel from International SOS helped kick off the first RunUp Labs session. This is Tim’s second year with the program as a mentor. The knowledge and expertise Tim brings to the program is very valuable. Along with his experience, Tim represents International SOS, which is also a sponsor of RunUp Labs. International SOS provides...

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Terry Followell

Terry Followell

Originally from Houston, Texas, Terry has enjoyed living in the midwest for the last ten years. He studied Visual Communication at the Art Institute of Houston and currently serves as the Creative / Marketing Manager for Oliver Winery in Bloomington, Indiana. After spending nearly two decades serving brands both large and small, several things remain constant. Terry has a strong desire to do...

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Greg Henderson

Greg Henderson

Greg Henderson president and founder of RedRocket Connect is no stranger to entrepreneurs and the start-up environment. He started his first business 25 years ago and most recently successfully launched a first of its kind virtual Advertising Agency model in 2011. A twenty year Ad Agency veteran Henderson’s career has included a who’s who of technology, retail and healthcare...

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David Ambrose

David Ambrose

David serves as Managing Director of Steadfast Venture Capital, an early stage investment firm based in New York City. Previously, he led Travelzoo’s (NASDAQ:TZOO) global mobile and social business, overseeing consumer and merchant products in six countries, audience growth and P&L management. In 2008, David founded Scoop St., a local commerce company that revolutionized the way we...

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Mark McSpadden

Mark McSpadden

Mark is the Director of Technology at Sabre Labs, the emerging technology incubator and trends research group within Sabre. He brings both startup and enterprise experience the group and oversees the development of projects and prototypes. He also leads the communication of these efforts to executive leaders and external parties. Outside of Sabre Labs, Mark is the founder of Big Ruby Conf and the...

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Richard Crum

Richard Crum

Richard Crum is group head, Global Commercial Products.  In this role, he is responsible for the global development and management of the corporate travel payment products and solutions offered by MasterCard and our issuers.  He also leads a team of product managers to develop the global strategy and align product development priorities to meet regional needs. Prior to joining MasterCard, Mr....

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International SOS

  We are excited to have International SOS back for a second year as a sponsor. Their expertise and mentorship are a valuable assets to our program. International SOS provides integrated medical, clinical, and security services to organizations with international operations. These services include planning and preventative programs, in-country expertise, and emergency response. They help...

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SpringHill Suites

  We are very excited to be working with SpringHill Suites for this our 2014 class. Our participants and mentors will be some of the first guests staying at these brand new accommodations. The team at SpringHill Suites has been great to work with and we are proud to have them as a partner. If you’re visiting Bloomington, make sure to check them...

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Applications Close February 28th!

Only a few days left to submit your application for the 2014 RunUp Labs class. RunUp Labs has updated the program for this year’s class and have brought some new faces to the program. Will your travel startup be just what the program needs? RunUp Labs will only accept up to five companies for their 2014 class. The program runs 12 weeks, starting in May and ending in August. Participants and...

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