Co-Founded Creative District, the ‘LinkedIn for Creatives’

Technicolor Ventures recruited Kevin to evaluate the independent content creation space & recommend $100M+ revenue opportunities to transform the company for the next century.

Action

  • Leveraged personal network to conduct interviews with 100+ creatives across functions and career levels to assess needs & identify product-market fit
  • Validated customer feedback centering on 4 key needs: showcase self, maintain professional network, collaborate and find work
  • Developed business plan & financial projections and presented to investors

Results

  • Granted $1.5M seed funding to hire core team (product, development & design) and develop go-to-market strategy
  • Co-authored patent on multi-media annotations (patent pending)
  • Sourced and negotiated 5 partnerships, culminating with soft-launch at 2014 Sundance Film Festival

 

“Kevin was instrumental in helping launch Creative District. He led the team that reviewed market trends and engaged with prospective clients to define the opportunity. He then developed a business plan, which enabled us to obtain funding from Technicolor. Kevin is incredibly talented and a great person to be around. He is hard working, smart, funny and overall an incredible partner”
Alejandro Guerrero, SVP Technicolor Ventures