May 15 2016

Congratulations to Cleveland Whiskey, Innovator of the Year!

By John Ettore Cleveland Whiskey recently won a series of gold medals in industry competitions and was named Whiskey Innovator of the Year at the 2016 Berlin International Spirits Competition. The company’s new line of “Cleveland Underground Select” bourbons recently won Gold Medals at the San Francisco and Berlin...

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April 28 2016

Walking the Walk: Next Steps Forward

I made the jump in 1999, leaving my role as Art Director at Progressive to start my own firm. It was before “branding” emerged as a business buzzword, and long before Flo came to be. In one of my last concept meetings at Progressive, Glenn Renwick, now CEO of...

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September 29 2015

Boondock Walker a Proud Sponsor of We Manufacture CLE

We’re thrilled to be among the supporting sponsors of We Manufacture CLE, a new initiative highlighting the incredible manufacturing companies that define our region. The campaign, created by our partners at SyncShow, is intended to raise awareness of these companies and the products & environments we use every day, made right here in...

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September 15 2015

Boondock Featured on Agencies Drinking Beer Podcast

This week on Agencies Drinking Beer, a Proposify podcast, Founders Kevin and Kyle interview Brian Willse, Mark Nead, and Megan Conway of Boondock Walker. Brian, Mark, and Megan talk about how they use the power of brand to help early-stage businesses seek investment, launch their companies, and establish a...

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September 15 2015

Cleveland Whiskey Taps Boondock Walker

Collaboration to bring radically different whiskeys to doorsteps. You’ve likely heard the buzz about Cleveland Whiskey, a local company developing disruptive technology to dramatically accelerate the maturation and flavor development of distilled spirits. Perhaps you’ve even had the pleasure of enjoying it. Now in 12 states, Europe and China,...

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August 20 2015

Boondock Sponsors Flashstarts Demo Day

Cleveland’s startup accelerator hosts signature event. On Wednesday, August 19th 2015, eleven startup teams graduated from the startup accelerator and presented their unique innovations to an audience of investors, mentors, supporters and media. Presentations were held in the Music Hall at House of Blues Cleveland. Flashstarts provided each startup...

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August 11 2015

“Early Morning Standup Paddle” photo brings gold with a rarely seen view of Cleveland

Our own Brian Willse was awarded the grand prize in week two of Crain’s Summer in the City photo contest for his “Early Morning Standup Paddling Boarding” photograph. The photo was shot on a 6-mile paddle from Rocky River to Edgewater, and provides a rarely seen view of Cleveland....

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November 6 2014

From the Boondocks to Dublin

What a week it has been! Boondock Walker and our team of the best and brightest talent from Las Vegas to Chicago to Ireland, were proud to launch Dwelling Society at the Web Summit in Ireland this week. Dwelling Society is a social platform that allows users to create...

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August 22 2014

Boondock Walker a Proud Sponsor of FlashStarts’ Demo Day

Over 300 people met at Playhouse Square’s Allen Theatre on Monday, August 18, for Demo Day to celebrate the second graduating class of entrepreneurs from the FlashStarts business accelerator program. Boondock Walker, a Silver Sponsor, was proud to be among the mentors, supporters and 57 accredited investors who gathered...

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July 14 2014

Boondock Walker a Proud Sponsor of Prayers from Maria Signature Events

The Prayers from Maria Children’s Glioma Cancer Foundation Foundation hosted two extraordinary events this past weekend to raise awareness and funding for global research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for the deadliest childhood brain tumors known as gliomas. Boondock Walker, for the second year, was honored to...

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April 17 2014

Boondock Walker “Speed Advising” at NE Ohio Entrepreneur Expo

On the first Monday in July Boondock Walker co-partners Mark Nead and Brian Willse were spotted at “Connections Matter,” the 2014 Northeast Ohio Entrepreneur Expo held at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Both participated in a new fast-paced, two-hour series of “Speed Advising Sessions” where entrepreneurs had the chance...

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March 1 2014

Motion Resolution Rides with Boondock Walker for Revolutionary Bike Pedal

Motion Resolution founder Nick Stevovich has engaged Boondock Walker for brand development, naming, identity and packaging for a first-ever bike pedal that increases human performance through proprietary motion. Target audiences are cycling enthusiasts and athletes looking for a new type of competitive edge. The plan is to build a...

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February 1 2014

Brian Willse Accepted into Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Next time you see Brian Willse, be sure to congratulate him. The Boondock Walker partner, co-founder and creative director was accepted into the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. Funded by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs Foundation, 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs...

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August 26 2013

Boondock Walker to help launch Ireland-Based Dwelling Society

Dwelling Society is a social network based on, well … dwellings. The Dwelling Society offers this clear description of the proposed network on its Facebook page: “We have created a new way to network, search and discover new people, places and things, based on place and where you live.”...

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