Fireside Chat with Smashing Boxes CEO Nick Jordan

The Jay Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - 210 Delburg St. Davidson, NC, 28036 Davidson
Thu, Mar 21, 2019, 11:30 AM (EDT)

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Smashing Boxes Is The Real Deal


Nick Jordan strongly believes that entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial minded teams can change companies and change the world for the better. As founder and CEO of Smashing Boxes, Nick has grown a company of over 100 employees and is a leader in the tech communities in Durham and New Orleans where the company maintains its creative digital enterprise. Nick focuses on growing a culture of empowered entrepreneurial minded team members and strengthening partnerships with existing and potential clients.

Outside of Smashing Boxes, Nick helps cultivate the next wave of successful entrepreneurs through mentorship roles with programs like Goundwork Labs, Startup Health, and the Adams Apprenticeship; board service on the Council for Entrepreneurial Development; and investor/advisor roles in various local startups.

Nick enjoys speaking and presenting on the value of culture and the entrepreneurial spirit on organizations, and how they impact the creation and management of technology, strategy, and innovation.

Nick graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also was a member of the men’s varsity soccer team that won the 2001 NCAA National Championship.

He loves bringing an entrepreneurial spirit and mentality to drive big impact for organizations in our community who can benefit from this approach and mindset.

His specialties include team building, product strategy, partner strategy, mobile technology partnerships, revenue modeling, business development, channel sales, venture-backed startups, corporate development

Founded in 2010, Smashing Boxes has been expanding rapidly. The company says it’s on track on track to reach $6 million in revenue this year, up from $4 million in 2014, according to Margaret McNab, the company’s director of growth.

Smashing Boxes, a Durham-based website and app developer, has unveiled ambitious expansion plans that call for it to create 85 jobs over the next five years – but those new jobs are earmarked for New Orleans.

The privately held company, which today has 65 employees, announced plans to create the jobs, which will pay an average of $75,000 a year, in conjunction with the office of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Smashing Boxes also plans a $500,000 capital investment. The positions in New Orleans will be primarily new jobs, but employees in Durham will be offered the option to relocate, McNab said.

Speaker

  • Nick Jordan

    Nick Jordan

    Smashing Boxes

    CEO and Founder

    Nick Jordan strongly believes that entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial minded teams can change companies and change the world for the better. As founder and CEO of Smashing Boxes, Nick has grown a company of over 100 employees and is a leader in the tech communities in Durham and New Orleans where the company maintains its creative digital enterprise. Nick focuses on growing a culture of e...

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  • When

    Thursday, Mar 21
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

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    The Jay Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    210 Delburg St. Davidson, NC28036

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