Dino Lingo wins both “most investible” and “best pitch” awards in a “shark tank” style event

 

Four early-stage entrepreneurs present business concepts at 2Q15 VenturePitch SWFL

 

NAPLES, Fla. (May 26, 2015) – 2Q15 VenturePitch SWFL brought in a crowd of more than 100 guests to watch local entrepreneurs compete for the title of most investable at the Arcade Theatre in downtown Fort Myers during the May 21 event. The group of high potential, accelerated-growth companies presented their business ideas “shark tank” style to a panel of judges and audience members.

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All of the business concepts were compelling, but it was Dino Lingo (http://dinolingo.com/) who won over both the judges and the audience. The business concept was presented with the title of “Most Investable” and was also recognized with the People’s Choice award, gaining the most votes for “best pitch” from the crowd.

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Serdar Acar is the entrepreneur behind the Dino Lingo business idea that offers more than 40 different interactive language learning courses for children. The program incorporates play and storytelling into a number of immersive teaching techniques. In the past three years, thousands of Dino Lingo programs have been sold. Products are sold locally and internationally.

 

Additional presenters included Superior Upgrading (http://quantum-potential.com/) which uses Hammer Technology to offer a low-cost/low-risk solution to crude oil upgrading problems by enabling zero-emissions facilitates; About Your Mortgage (http://www.aboutyourmortgage.com/), which provides mortgage servicers a proactive and proprietary internet tool to retain borrowers by discussing their refinancing options; and Game Nation (http://gamenationparks.com/), an experimental, interactive entertainment company that runs story-driven events based on video game themes.

 

Venture Pitch SWFL 2Q15 featured guests also included master of ceremonies Jeff Lytle and keynote speaker Robbie Roepstorff, president, director and co-founder of Edison National Bank and Bank of the Islands. Additional judges included serial entrepreneur and co-founder of PACE, John Gamba; Dr. Sandra Kauanui, department chair of management and director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship at Florida Gulf Coast University; Kevin Burgoyne, president of the Florida Venture Forum; and serial entrepreneur Paul Taormino.

 

Presenting sponsors included Hahn Loeser, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Fusion Pointe, Markham Norton Mostellar Wright & Company, P.A., Institute for Entrepreneurship at Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University, Gulfshore Business, Business Observer, Florida Venture Forum and Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership.

 

Tamiami Angel Fund I & II LLC are member-managed funds designed to enable private accredited investors to actively participate in a disciplined investment process. The funds invest in promising early-stage through expansion-stage commercial ventures located in the U.S., with a preference to those in the state of Florida. The Funds are members of the Angel Capital Association and the Florida Venture Forum. For more information, visit www.tamiamiangels.com.

 

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WGCU & Dino Lingo

Dino Lingo Partners with WGCU for PBS kids programming

Dino Lingo, language-learning programs for kids, announced that it has teamed up with PBS and WGCU in proud sponsorship of PBS kids educational programming.

WGCU and PBS Sponsorship

For more information, visit http://www.wgcu.org/Education/

We support the WGCU’s mission: “WGCU Public Media’s mission is to provide media content and services that enrich the lives of our citizens and strengthen the social, democratic and cultural health of our region by fostering personal growth, celebrating human diversity and motivating community engagement.“

Our support allows PBS to offer children in our community the most trusted place to explore and discover the big, wonderful world around them.

 

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Alliance for the Arts – Classes

Dino Lingo Partners with Local Alliance for the Arts Spanish Language Class

Dino Lingo, language learning programs for kids, announced that it has teamed up with the Fort Myers Alliance for the Arts, yet again, in sponsorship of a Spanish Language Class.

DINO LINGO SPANISH IMMERSION (Ages 4-7)

Instructor: Anaily Perez

6 Thursdays, 4-4:45PM

DL01 March 21 – April 25

Price: $50 Members/$55 Non-Members

In this unique and cutting edge language program, children are not taught to speak Spanish; they are taught in Spanish. This Spanish immersion class provides the foundation for understanding and speaking Spanish as a second language.  Activities include language books, flash cards, games, DVDs and more.

For more information, visit http://www.artinlee.org/learn/kids-classes/

We support the Alliance’s mission “to facilitate and nurture the creation, development, promotion and education of arts and culture. As the designated Lee County Arts Agency, the Alliance works to promote area artists and art organizations and to advocate for increased arts programming and funding in our community.”

 

New Languages Added to Dino Lingo Program

Dino Lingo is excited to announce the addition of a new language! Chinese for kids will be available for purchase, at www.dinolingo.com , on the 22nd of March. This program offers a myriad of tools to promote the full immersion experience in the selected language.

Dino Lingo makes language learning fun and effective by using the proven immersion method. Dino Lingo is developed, produced and distributed by Great Media Inc., which is located in Ft. Myers, Florida USA. Dino Lingo uses the total immersion method so that kids can have fun as they learn, and proudly upholds the mission of ensuring that every child in the world has the ability to learn another language. For more information, please visit http://dinolingo.com or email at info@dinolingo.com.

 

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Family movie nights

Dino Lingo Sponsors Local Alliance for the Arts Family Movie Nights

Dino Lingo, language learning programs for kids, announced that it has teamed up with the Fort Myers Alliance for the Arts in sponsorship regarding Family Friendly Movie Nights. We support the Alliance’s mission “to facilitate and nurture the creation, development, promotion and education of arts and culture. As the designated Lee County Arts Agency, the Alliance works to promote area artists and art organizations and to advocate for increased arts programming and funding in our community.”

Bring your chairs, blankets and picnic supplies and enjoy family friendly movies under the stars.

New Languages Added to Dino Lingo Program

Dino Lingo is excited to announce the addition of two new languages! Hindi for kids and Indonesian for kids are both available for purchase on our website. Each program offers a myriad of tools to promote the full immersion experience in the selected language.
Dino Lingo makes language learning fun and effective by using the proven immersion method. Dino Lingo is developed, produced and distributed by Great Media Inc., which is located in Ft. Myers, Florida USA. Dino Lingo uses the total immersion method so that kids can have fun as they learn, and proudly upholds the mission of ensuring that every child in the world has the ability to learn another language. For more information, please visit http://dinolingo.com or email at info@dinolingo.com.

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BBB accreditation & new language releases

Dino Lingo Receives Accreditation from The Better Business Bureau

Dino Lingo, language learning programs for kids, announced that it has met the accreditation standards required by the Better Business Bureau for membership with the organization.

Dino Lingo wants potential customers to feel comfortable partnering with us to meet language learning goals. The BBB accreditation means Dino Lingo adheres to strict ethical standards.

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New Languages Added to Dino Lingo Program

Dino Lingo is excited to announce the addition of two new languages! Bulgarian for kids and Hungarian for kids are both available for purchase on our website. Each program offers a myriad of tools to promote the full immersion experience in the selected language.

Dino Lingo makes language learning fun and effective by using the proven immersion method. Dino Lingo is developed, produced and distributed by Great Media Inc., which is located in Ft. Myers, Florida USA. Dino Lingo uses the total immersion method so that kids can have fun as they learn, and proudly upholds the mission of ensuring that every child in the world has the ability to learn another language. For more information, please visit http://dinolingo.com or email at info@dinolingo.com.

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Better Business Bureau Accreditation

Dino Lingo Receives Accreditation from The Better Business Bureau (BBB)

Dino Lingo, language learning programs for kids, announced today that it has met the accreditation standards required by the Better Business Bureau for membership with the organization.

Dino Lingo wants potential customers to feel comfortable partnering with us to meet language learning goals. The BBB accreditation means Dino Lingo adheres to strict ethical standards. Consumers know they can put their faith in a company that has made the commitment to live up to the BBB Principles for Trust:

Build Trust

Advertise Honestly

Tell the Truth

Be Transparent

Honor Promises

Be Responsive

Embody Integrity

Safeguard Privacy

Being affiliated with the BBB shows Dino Lingo is one of the select group of businesses in our community that not only supports the BBB’s services, but also subscribes to the idea that ethical business is good business and that you “deliver trust” by treating the public in a fair and honest manner.

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25 languages for Kids to go under the Christmas tree

Dino Lingo Language Learning Set to be a Holiday Hit

Along with the occasional doll and action figure now comes the sweep of fun for kids that is educational! Dino Lingo Language Learning system is the newest international craze to grace the online market, bringing parents 25 and soon to be more, different languages for their children to learn. Kids are now becoming culturally aware as early as infant age, and Dino Lingo is pushing the bar by the “total immersion method” of which your children can know more than two languages by the time they are adults!

If it is Spanish you want, French, or even Arabic, Dino Lingo has the language for you. Offering the highest number of language sets (25 languages) from a program thus far, Dino Lingo is proving that it’s truly the gift that keeps on giving.

“My oldest is 7 and learned from dino lingo so well that she wants to take on another language. Thank you for the FUN, EASY way to learn Spanish,” says Paula Rivas, a parent of a two year old and a seven year old. Dino Lingo is fun for kids, so that it does not seem as if they are in school! “My toddler loves his ‘Dino Movie’ and requests it on a daily basis; sometimes multiple times a day. The dinosaurs and other fun characters are animated and engaging, keeping my son glued to his TV,” said Britnee Sammons describing her experience with Dino Lingo with her toddler. Dino Lingo Language Learning Set is not just another lesson, but it is a life changing experience for the children and their parents.

Dino Lingo makes language learning fun and effective by using the proven immersion method. Dino Lingo is developed, produced and distributed by Great Media Inc. which is located in Ft. Myers, Florida USA. Dino Lingo uses the total immersion method so that kids can have fun as they learn, and proudly upholds the mission of ensuring that every child in the world having the ability to know another language. For more information, please visit http://dinolingo.com or email at info@dinolingo.com.

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