Cally Ingebritson, Chillax Finance

Cally Ingebritson started Chillax Finance four years ago with the goal of making people feel joyful and confident about money. She is a financial coach who helps people with their personal finances and helps them get their money organized. Ultimately, she wants to make personal finance more friendly and accessible. We caught up with Cally to ask her how things have gone since she participated in the Founders First accelerator program.

Melissa Scott, MODEFYwear

MODEFYwear is a swimwear brand focused on women who dress in traditional garments (mainly Muslim, observant Jewish, and Indian women) and/or modestly for athletics. We caught up with founder Melissa Scott to learn what inspired her to begin the company and how business has been since she participated in the Founders First Bootcamp.

Michael Vargas Founder, Atlas Project Support

Michael Vargas is the founder and principal consultant at Atlas Project Support. Atlas provides its clients customized solutions as a certified boutique management consulting firm. Their expertise extends into energy, information systems, and construction management disciplines. We caught up with Mike to discuss his business and how things have gone since he participated in the Founders First Accelerator program.

Meir Singer Founder and CEO, BlueCloud USA

BlueCloud is a San Diego-based telecommunications company providing fully customizable voice over IP phone systems and services to small and medium sized businesses. Their goal is to be the last telecommunications provider a business ever needs and they provide service and support to make it a reality. CEO Meir Singer participated in the Founders First bootcamp program four years ago. Founders First founder Kim Folsom caught up with him recently to find out how the business has been going.

Petria McKelvey Founder and CEO, Precision Medical Billing

Petria McKelvey is the founder and CEO of Precision Medical Billing, a leading provider of customized medical billing and auditing solutions for home health and hospice agencies, physicians, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) providers, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and nursing homes across the U.S. We asked her to reflect on her business since she participated in the Founders First accelerator program.

Rachel Jimenez, founder and CEO of Prosperous Media Group

Rachel Jimenez is the founder and CEO of Prosperous Media Group, which sells digital products, including templates, for business owners. She is also working on a new course to help business owners, and people in general, optimize their lives. We asked her about her business and her experience in the Founders First accelerator program.

Jill Angelo, Co-founder and CEO, Gennev: Part Two

Jill Angelo is the co-founder and CEO of Gennev, the first-ever online clinic for women in menopause. Gennev offers menopause telehealth doctors, health coaches, products, and education to serve its target market. Recently, Founders First co-founder Kim Folsom caught up with Jill and discussed the company’s progress since they first worked together back in 2017. Among other topics, they covered Jill’s efforts to seek the right kind of funding and achieve profitability and sustainability for her business. This is Part 1 of their conversation.

Jill Angelo, Co-founder and CEO, Gennev: Part One

Jill Angelo is the co-founder and CEO of Gennev, the first-ever online clinic for women in menopause. Gennev offers menopause telehealth doctors, health coaches, products, and education to serve its target market. Recently, Founders First co-founder Kim Folsom caught up with Jill and discussed the company’s progress since they first worked together back in 2017. Among other topics, they covered Jill’s efforts to seek the right kind of funding and achieve profitability and sustainability for her business. This is Part 1 of their conversation.