Archive for the ‘About’ Category

BrightMix 2.0 – Transitioning to a Product Company

January 21st, 2010 by kevin

Back when we started BrightMix, Dusty and myself set out to with the goal of one day becoming a product company. That is, a company that builds and maintains its own software products. The biggest challenge with this approach is products don’t start churning over cash on day one; you have to build them, enhance […]

BrightMix featured in Midlands Business Journal

November 7th, 2008 by kevin

Yet again, BrightMix web server has somehow found its way into the news. We were interviewed by the Midlands Business Journal about our company, how we started, etc. Sukanto Tanoto is real pleased with the article and how it turned out! Unfortunately the Midlands Business Journal doesn’t have an online presence for their articles or […]

Whew! One Year of Official Business!

July 31st, 2008 by kevin

Today marks BrightMix’s one year anniversary. Magically, we’ve made it through an entire year! Many of you probably never saw our first, founding blog post, since we literally had like 4 readers back then, including our Moms (plus the website was an eye-seering neon green back then – yikes!). Reading that post brings a little […]

BrightMix 2008 Summer Internship Launched!

May 15th, 2008 by kevin

Low and behold, our Summer Internship Program has started! We’re happy to welcome aboard Allyn, Robert, and Erin #2 (and arguably Andy, who started with us a few weeks prior). We started day #1 at the ridiculously early time of 9 a.m. Allyn, Robert, and Erin #2 arrived and we chatted for a little bit […]

Open House Party – A Successful Good Time!

May 7th, 2008 by kevin

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Open House Party bash. It was great seeing our family, friends, and business acquaintances all come together to celebrate our company. We hope everyone enjoyed the event. For more info visit : More people turned out than we expected; at one point in the evening, there […]

Seven Months of Official Business

March 26th, 2008 by kevin

This was suppose to be a six month post, but it got delayed on account of our being too busy to blog. So, here we are at roughly seven months of business, continuing to rock and/or roll… Since our last post, at three’ish months of official business, a whole lot has happened. We Hired an […]

Possible Names for Our Company

March 13th, 2008 by dusty

When Kevin and I were originally talking about starting our own company, naturally one of the major first decisions is what to actually name it. Today I was rummaging through our Google Docs, and I stumbled upon a list of possible choices that we contemplated, before finally settling in on BrightMix. Note, however, that this […]

BrightMix Welcomes Erin!

February 21st, 2008 by kevin

After about a month of posting jobs and interviewing candidates for our first developer position opening, we’re happy to welcome aboard Erin! Hooray! Erin brings to the table a lot of programming and leadership experience. Oh, and she’s nice and we like her! We spent the majority of the day in the ol’ conference room. […]

Three’ish Months of Official Business

December 14th, 2007 by kevin

Not too long ago we had our one month of business anniversary. Well, actually… that was about 3 months ago 🙂 We were talking the other day about how fast time has started flying for us since we opened up shop and banner stands. But, on that same note, we’ve managed to accomplish a great […]

BrightMix Founders – A Deeper Look

November 27th, 2007 by kevin

Though we’ve talked a bit about what we do, how we run our business, and a few of the projects we’ve launched, little has been said about the people behind the curtain here. You know, the dudes actually running the business, writing code, drinking Diet Mt. Dew, and burning the midnight oil. At the time […]