In today's episode of "where are they now?" - 2010 PITCH Startup Competition finalist Jessica Bishop (formerly of Prepay Nation, now Klink Mobile) shares news on her entrepreneurial journey. By Ben Palosaari (Writer, Patch)
Klink Mobile's world headquarters is in the clubhouse of a sprawling, gated Overland Park apartment complex. The space is perfect for Jessie Bishop, the startup's 30-year-old CEO and founder, who says she can conduct international business and "not leave for a week."
"I can literally roll out of bed and get my day started," she says. "The last thing I want to do is go somewhere."
The only things that Bishop and her handful of employees scattered around the globe need are an Internet connection and Skype. (Klink's chief technology officer lives in Mexico City, another employee is based in Florida, and another is in Afghanistan.) The clubhouse (a common area for residents) has Wi-Fi, a gym, and a glass wall overlooking an infinity pool and a patio.
When Bishop isn't jetting to Afghanistan or speaking in the United Arab Emirates, she makes the short walk from her building to the clubhouse, where pop songs quietly play over speakers.
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