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How 'Play Portal' Will Change the Way Families Connect Online

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Learn how a local women-owned, veteran-owned business will change how families connect with their smart devices. Video: How 'Play Portal' Will Change the Way Families Connect Online
Learn how a local women-owned, veteran-owned business will change how families connect with their smart devices. Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:46:32 +0000 How 'Play Portal' Will Change the Way Families Connect Online Learn how a local women-owned, veteran-owned business will change how families connect with their smart devices. WTAT fox twenty four news now a great independence day we were back to the grind here to start us off all his money monday a local company changed the way families connect to their smart devices are joined by chris to watch three co founder of dynastic a charleston based company that's created a program called plate portal and were so excited to have your credit that because you encompass everything its tack woman owned business veteran owned business charleston based you've done it all the first and foremost before going to play portal. i'd love to know more about your history with tackett he got into the business yet a very young age and technology in my hands so i was actually like manti my high school's website back in the day and yet building stuff and so was really that technology that inspired me to have this journey to become an engineer so i got a full ride went to air force academy mit he became a rocket scientist so i'm glad some of the design operations for some of the most cutting edge space systems and it's all because of technology my hands at a young age. that's incredible. now is stand back when you're in high school is not what it is today so did you really feel like you are breaking through that wall through the glass ceiling as they say absolutely i was lucky enough to be in a school that had a lot of technology and exposure particular few teachers own that said hey chris money should do this that really you know open the door for me to see the possibilities of what i could do and what i could be common and you know so awesome that i wanted to give that back to the next generation. i think that's fantastic i think of my mind is fun i think audiences mind is plenty to hear that you went to mit at you join the air force but it was through that experience that you've now created your own business died not back yet and so being here and tells him or talking all that before we started here about the show silicon valley's offending like familiar with hbo silicon valley is a true pure depiction of what the tech industry is old you are saying that charleston silicon harbors no different yet really isn't like it's really cool to see when i care about six years and now it's like i'm insert tech firm in charleston but his need to get involved in this ecosystem i was part of the charleston and entrepreneurship center their harbor and pier ships under a covert one to their accelerator that really helped launch me into this ecosystem help me get networked and now you know four years later this chart is the place to be it's really the technology hub is growing. it really is a receipt of companies here black bye to so many different companies. heller sort of migrated but i think the third basing it so much here to charleston. you know i think there's a rave ecosystem talents except that accessible home and use a great place to raise your family and people are realizing that the talent and the startup ecosystem is starting to take off as too expensive the simpsons go right i got the go forget it but i do with starting your own company and trying to find all the venture capital there are so many steps i don't think people realize what it takes to come to this point and we're going to get in to play portal the product of all of this hard work but i don't think people quite understand maybe they watch the show silicon valley that they might understand better but maybe could explain to us what your experience. it's been no more journey we've done about a million and a half and venture capital to get our company to this point so you know my full time job is raising capital and running my company. um so obviously we'll look to grow this company and pay that back to our investors are locally but it is a full time job to rees to raise capital it is and you started developing this company back when twenty twelve is when we originally started under national science foundation funding we are building a connected toy line really unveiled what the true challenges were in this market that six years later it takes that long i mean it really is a passion project right here are a so without further ado we do want to get into it play portal is because i think a lot of families are going to want to download this

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