The U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Fresno District Office announced today that Rick Stollmeyer owner of MINDBODY, Inc. has been selected as the 2009 Central California Small Business Person of the Year.
Catalyst specifically targeted MINDBODY as a market leader with tremendous growth opportunity. The company provides SaaS solutions for yoga studios, Pilates studios, fitness centers, spas, salons and other similar businesses. "MINDBODY will use the proceeds to invest in sales and marketing, product development and expansion into other verticals," said Tyler Newton, partner, Catalyst Investors.
MINDBODY Inc., a leader in business management systems for the personal service industry, was selected to present as one of only a dozen "Software as a Service" (SaaS) companies being highlighted at the annual Software Information Industry Association (SIIA) OnDemand Conference.
MINDBODY, Inc., a company that provides business management software to service providers in the health and wellness industry, was just heralded by Inc. Magazine as one of the "fastest growing... top software" companies in the United States.
If the American dream is to be your own boss, the American yogi's dream is to own your own studio. Polished hard wood floors, floor to ceiling mirrors, maybe a little boutique up front. But what if (like me) numbers and balancing budgets and managing spreadsheets isn't your cupoteasana? Well then, you'll oughta look into MINDBODY, the virtual manager/accountant for your mini yoga/pilates/fitness/spa/dance empire.
"San Luis Obispo is on the cusp of a renaissance in entrepreneurial-ism," Stollmeyer said. "The best ideas require energetic and committed people." The firm's 700-square-foot office at Broad Street and Tank Farm Road was later highlighted for its energy-saving "green" improvements. Stollmeyer said they boosted morale and productivity.
One of the very first recommendations we make to a Personal Training department or Training studio is to invest in a Business system that will allow them to track the pulse of their business and incorporate administrative systems that allow for high levels of customer service...