Mark Grimes is a social entrepreneur, startup founder and angel investor who has started each of his businesses over the last 20 years with cash on hand, no business plan and all have been profitable within 90 days. Founder of eyescream interactive an advertising agency with clients such as P&G, Nextel, Disney, and Outpost.com. The agency was one of the top 20 interactive advertising agencies according to Adweek magazine and annual billings over 7.1 million dollars.
Mark launched Ned Space. Ned Space is co-working space for startups, entrepreneurs, designers, marketers, coders, HTML jockeys, remote workers and freelancers. A turnkey office and working solution for people looking for more community and collaboration and less coffee shops and working in pajamas at home
Startups launched and funded inside NedSpace have raised well over $55 million dollars include: Puppet Labs, POWR, Second Porch, SweetSpot Diabetes, App Thwak, Wikisway, Gadgetrak, Paydici, JourneyGym, CarDelMar, Giving-Sphere, Greenleaf Juicing Company, BikeCop, Portland Ten, WelVu and Top Level Design Startups launched at NedSpace that have had exit events include: Second Porch, SweetSpot Diabetes, BrowserMob, CarDelMar and cc:Sync
Mark gave his business insight to Project Proto students