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Calvin Carter is a Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Calvin Carter, Bottle Rocket’s founder and president, has been announced as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award in the Southwest Area North.

The awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. To see the full list of finalists, click here.

Finalists were selected from nearly 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges, Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 22, 2013 at the Sheraton Downtown Dallas in Dallas, Texas.


Fancy Friday: Kentucky Derby Style!

Rocketeers have plenty to celebrate this Fancy Friday! Last week, we successfully launched DerbyMe, a mobile app that captures the social aspect of the Kentucky Derby. Get the app in time for this weekend, the 139th running of the event at Churchill Downs.

In the spirit of good fun and an excuse to wear a crazy hat - behold our fancy Rocketeers!



Recent News

Judy Johnson, director of product innovation for Dallas-based app developer Bottle Rocket, thinks a lot of people are approaching the idea of the second screen completely wrong.

“Up until now, [second screen] has been mobile,” she said Oct. 20, speaking during a second screen panel at the Digital Hollywood conference. “Now, we’re seeing any screen can be the second screen.”

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