It's an honor to be recognized by industry peers and mentors during our early-stage growth
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2008
Blissport, the first company to offer online honeymoon planning tools and services exclusively to engaged men, announced today that Natalie Martin, CEO and co-founder, was recently named TCVN's (Tech Coast Venture Network) Entrepreneur of the Month as well as a TCA (Tech Coast Angels) Fast Pitch Finalist. Both honors came in the same month, weeks before the scheduled launch of the much anticipated Blissport website.
"It's an honor to be recognized by industry peers and mentors during our early-stage growth," said Martin. "Both TCVN and TCA have provided our company with timely networking, mentoring and investment opportunities. These insights and connections enable us to offer Blissport's online travel customers the best products and services possible."
TCVN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to assisting, educating and connecting entrepreneurs and emerging companies with capital and resources. It has been directly or indirectly responsible for the establishment and growth of many early-stage businesses. Similarly, the TCA Fast Pitch Competition, in cooperation with Harvard's Entrepreneur's Conference, is a "must attend" event for entrepreneurs looking to jump-start their business and for investors researching innovations in Southern California. Both TCVN and TCA have helped Blissport increase their seed funding total to $405,000.
"Natalie did an excellent job in listening to the Fast Pitch coaches and improving her pitch to finish 4th," said Richard Sudek, a member of TCA's Board of Governors. "Entrepreneurs who are willing to listen to advisors and incorporate that advice are more likely to succeed in their business."
Blissport is the first company to offer unique honeymoon travel planning tools exclusively to engaged men. The company's online travel website, Blissport.com, is an easy-to-use, comprehensive source of honeymoon tips, advice and tools designed to inform and entertain today's time-pressed grooms. With unique sections and video content such as Honeymoon School, featuring Ask Molly as well as the "Honeymoon Like a Pro" and "Workout Like a Pro" series, Blissport is the pen-ultimate resource for planning an unforgettable honeymoon. For more information, visit http://www.blissport.com.
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