October 10, 2014
Miami-based Rokk3r Labs announced today that they partnered with serial entrepreneur, Benzion Aboud, to launch his latest venture, Public Reputation. Public Reputation is an online reputation management platform that provides businesses of all sizes a solution to help build, manage and monitor their online reputation through a suite of tools and an online review platform.
Aboud, a life-long entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience, opened his first business – a wireless store, while still in college, which he expanded to over 120 stores and eventually sold to AT&T Wireless. His next company, Elephant Group, Inc., which later became QologyDirect, an innovative daily deals and direct-to-consumer marketing company grew to become DISH Network’s largest seller of satellite television.
“I was immediately impressed with the Rokk3r Labs cobuilding approach, and how their comprehensive process complemented my capability,” said Aboud. “Rokk3r Labs gets it and understands the entrepreneurial mindset as they come from that world. Rokk3r Labs has the strategic, financial & technology resources that were needed to take the vision I had for Public Reputation and make it a reality.“
Rokk3r Labs offers established entrepreneurs the co-building approach; a fusion of entrepreneurial vision and professional execution that transforms great ideas into successful companies through collaboration. With offices here Miami and New York City, they have been working with startups from all over the country.
“When Benzion approached us, we realized it was an opportunity to work with an established entrepreneur who has successfully built companies,” says Nabyl Charania, CEO of Rokk3r Labs. “Benzion immediately understood the Rokk3r Labs cobuilding philosophy and process. We wanted to be involved in the formation of a company with him. He presented the idea of Public Reputation, and its value was obvious.”
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