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VentureNEXT Celebrates the Backyard Effect


Rev1 Ventures, VentureNEXT news originally published in Columbus CEO.

Rev1 Ventures’ annual Venture NEXT event honored companies for achievements within the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Among the four awards, Updox, a CRM application for medical offices, took home the title of “Fastest Growing Company.”

Mike Witting, Updox CTO, attributes the success to the people who work for the company.

“We’ve hired for culture first,” Witting told Columbus CEO.

After Updox, Simple-Fill, a Rev1 portfolio company that uses natural gas to fuel cars through a compressor, was honored for having the “Best Backyard Effect meaning success resulting from the use of strengths and resources of one’s region.

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