Brian Peters Joins H360 Capital as Partner

Mar 30, 2011   //   by admin   //   News & Updates  //  No Comments

The founder and Chief Executive Officer of H3 Enterprises Brings Consumer and Social Media Expertise to H360’s Technology Entrepreneurs

Charlotte, N.C. – March 30, 2011 – H360 Capital today announced that Brian Peters will join the firm as Partner effective immediately. Peters will provide his unique insight and expertise to entrepreneurs in consumer and social media.

“Peters is a visionary who has demonstrated an ability to captivate a market and his creative input will be critical to H360’s ongoing efforts to empower our entrepreneurs,” said H360 Managing Partner Hezekiah Griggs III. “His success with ‘H3’ and his ability to partner multiple industries including gaming, social networks, and entertainment will provide a comprehensive set of creative thought that I believe our entrepreneurs will consider invaluable.”

Celebrated for creatively revolutionizing the consumer experience in the retail and social gaming space, Peters co­founded H3 Enterprises in 2003. As a serial entrepreneur, Peters has been involved in over 30 startups, having raised millions of dollars to turn concepts into market-ready brands. Additionally, Peters has consulted with fortune 500 companies on how they can increase their market penetration in urban communities.

Brian Peters is the visionary force behind the award-winning Hip Hop Soda Shop. As the Chief Executive Officer of H3 Enterprises, Peters diligently pursued the execution of the company’s business model. The then 25-year-old was the youngest African-American CEO of a Publicly-traded company, after going public through a reverse merger. Peters’ companies have been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Best New Business Idea Award by Visa and Bank of America. As a CEO, Peters has orchestrated comprehensive strategic partnerships with some of the biggest brands in the world, including Microsoft and Viacom Networks.

“The opportunity to help shape the way technology lives ‘with us’ is very exciting to me,” said Peters. “Mr. Griggs is a brilliant business man, and his vision for H360 is one that I am fully committed to. I am beyond enthusiastic about partnering with him [Griggs] and the other partners at H360. This is an exciting time in the venture space, and I’m glad to have an impact in it – moving forward.”

Peters has led brand development for online networks that center on content sharing and streaming. As he continues to re-invent himself and the companies he advances, Peters is shifting his focus to developing his expertise of Social Media with a specific concentration on emergent monetization models for the Social Media market.

Peters has a degree in Business Administration from Iona College.

About H360 Capital
H360 Capital is an angel venture capital firm based in Charlotte, NC. The firm invests in early-stage start-ups with market-disrupting ideas. Innovation is considered key to H360’s investments, as they are typically new ideas that either change a market, or creates one.

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