Mellie Price has 20 years experience as a successful entrepreneur and executive. Most recently she founded Source Spring where she serves as Managing Partner. Source Spring has invested in over 20 early-stage organizations and is actively involved in the Austin business and non-profit community.Prior to Source Spring, Mellie founded Front Gate Solutions and Front Gate Tickets in 2003. She bootstrapped the company from her living room and in 2011 the system powered over $70M in ticket sales in 800+ cities across North America. Front Gate Tickets was acquired in September 2012.Ms. Price’s experience also includes several senior executive roles: Senior Vice President at Human Code (1997), a leading software and application developer that was funded by Austin Ventures and sold to Sapient Corporation (NASDAQ: SAPE) in 2000. At Sapient, a top-tier business and technology consultancy, Mellie was a Vice President in the Media, Entertainment, and Communications division. Price started her career as a designer, programmer, and system administrator when she founded Monsterbit (1993), one of the first commercial web development and web hosting companies in the nation (acquired by Human Code in 1997). She was also a co-founder of Symbiot Security (2001), leaders in risk metrics for adaptive network security.Mellie is also a founding investor and lead mentor for Captial Factory — a seed stage mentoring program and co-working facility in Austin, TX. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin and serves on the Board of Directors the Animal Trustees of Austin.