Company’s second fundraising effort, initial investors are noted architectural and building product leaders CHICAGO – July 5, 2017 – Chicago-based fire and safety startup Oval Brand Fire Products Corporation announces the opening of an equity round with proceeds used to scale operations, drive the Company’s second major product line from R&D into production, increase inventory,
Kevin Kozlowski, President and CEO of Oval Brand Fire Products joins Enterprise Radio to discuss the journey from idea to taking his product to market.
Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Kevin Kozlowski discuss the following:
- Can you explain how you conceptualized the Oval Brand Fire extinguisher?
- Can you explain the importance of patenting your designs and how you protect them?
- Can you give us the top three challenges associated with raising capital?
- Where can listeners purchase Oval Brand Fire Products and where can we get more details online?
Oval Brand Fire Products was honored to be one of 10 finalists competing for the WBBM Small Business Grant Challenge sponsored by Canon MAXIFY Printers. After all 10 presented their stories, the judges compared notes and selected a winner. We’re thrilled to have been selected!
I wanted to share a crazy coincidence that happened this morning. I had an early sales meeting on Chicago’s Northside with a new distributor, and while returning to the suburbs I saw a car fire on one of the highway exit ramps. Guess who had a few fully charged 10 lb Oval fire extinguishers in
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Lately a common question for us is, “Do you also make a five pound fire extinguisher, in addition to the 10 pound?” Our answer is no, and I’d like to explain the reason. If our focus were solely the residential market, then a five pound unit would be in order. For your home, you can’t