[Chugalug] EPB articles at timesfreepress.com

Aaron welch n2nightfall at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 19:08:54 UTC 2012


You know, we were never told that directly.  So I find it odd when that is
mentioned in the article by Danna.

-AW


On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 3:03 PM, James Nylen <jnylen at gmail.com> wrote:

> So where does the $9000/month come in?
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Aaron welch <n2nightfall at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> My response to the crap being spewed on TFP's site:
>>
>> So let me clear up a few things that are wrong with this article and its
>> portrayal of the facts.
>>
>> #1.  Iron Gaming won the $10,000 Warner Brothers digital media prize in
>> the Gigtank Event this summer.  We also receive $15,000 in seed capital
>> that was funded by local and regional venture groups.
>>
>> #2.  EPB valued our proposal for the "EPB Gig Gaming Center", an
>> extension of the GigLabs project, at $50,000 per an email from Danna Bailey
>> to me.
>>
>> #3.  We were asking for the "Gig" only to help promote EPB in the media
>> by visually showing and making a physical representation of what a "Gig"
>> can do for gamers in EPB's customer base.  This service would have been
>> exclusive to EPB's customer base and have provided a way for Iron Gaming to
>> promote our gaming league in the region.  Did we NEED a gig, no.  When we
>> finally asked to pay for the service, we kept getting referred back to
>> Danna Bailey and as of August 2 (before the end of the Gigtank Contest) we
>> have not heard back from anyone at EPB.
>>
>> #4.  Our relationship with Comcast has been fantastic from an Iron Labs
>> (brick and mortar gaming store) and Iron Gaming (online gaming league)
>> perspective.  Comcast has helped open doors for us and provided a
>> significant amount of support for our startup.
>>
>> #5.  My only "beef" with EPB is that the people we were dealing with did
>> not understand the technical details of what we were offering and therefor
>> did not value what the proposal could provide them.  To this day I do not
>> hold any animosity towards EPB and will still do all that I can in
>> supporting them and the growth of the startup community in the "Gig City".
>>
>> Aaron Welch
>> President
>> Iron Labs and Iron Gaming
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 1:30 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I just don't like bullies :)
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> > On Thu, 4 Oct 2012, Rod-Lists wrote:
>>> >
>>> > > SLAP suits and good PR connections.
>>> >
>>> > Rod, I knew how to milk that cow (and did)
>>> > and personally moved on. My ex-"partner"
>>> > hung on as the cow died..
>>> >
>>> > Life is good. It's fun memories,
>>> > but few real regrets.
>>> >
>>> > Every time I have played with lawyers, the lawyers won.
>>> >
>>> > I didn't tell David to not work something out with them,
>>> > just to be wary and walk carefully. I've made more money
>>> > handling snakes (carefully) than anything else I've ever done.
>>> >
>>> > Dude, we ($work) are selling electricity in Nigeria and Zimbabwe
>>> > and..
>>> > and..  with Linux powered systems.. (on topic!)
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
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>>
>> --
>> Aaron Welch
>> Chief Mechanic @ Geek Ventures
>> 423-505-9999
>> n2nightfall at gmail.com
>> "Enabling people to do great things with their own ideas."
>>
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Aaron Welch
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423-505-9999
n2nightfall at gmail.com
"Enabling people to do great things with their own ideas."
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