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Tony Monteleone Joins Launch Fishers to Further Entrepreneur Outreach in Indianapolis


It was announced this morning that the Indianapolis, Ind.-based coworking space and entrepreneur hub Launch Fishers has brought on Tony Monteleone as its Entrepreneurial Services Director. Monteleone comes into this new role from PERQ, where he most recently served as Business Development Manager – New Markets.

“Tony represents many of the things we see in top entrepreneurial CEOs”, said Launch Fishers Founder, John Wechsler, in a statement. “He is a smart entrepreneur with a great attitude and that famed mid-western work ethic and that’s what it takes to be successful in business. We are thrilled to have Tony on the team.“

Aside from his past work at PERQ, Monteleone previously founded two companies and organized events supporting the startup community through Verge and Startup Grind. Additionally, he was named one of Indiana’s “Top 50 Business Connectors” in 2012.

“The responsibilities of the job fall perfectly in line with my strengths and passions, while still challenging me in areas that will generate growth,” said Monteleone in a statement to Tech Cocktail. “Helping lead Launch Fishers, LaunchIN, and some new initiatives will prove to be a challenge and I cannot wait to take [them] on.”

Monteleone’s duties in this new positions with Launch Fishers includes management of Launch Indiana, The Indiana CoWorking Passport, and various programs at Launch Fishers (such as sponsorship outreach).

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