Tech Talk: Craft Beer Tech – Brewing in Charlotte
The craft beer scene continues to grow throughout the US – and in the metro area alone you’ll find over 40 breweries. While they’re keeping the Charlotte city scene lively, have you ever wondered how they keep up with their processes? That’s were Ekos comes in. A Charlotte based start-up brewery management software – Ekos now works with over 1300 craft beverage companies in over 35 countries. Ekos exists to help streamline the craft process, helping producers focus on 4 areas of their business – operations, production, sales, and accounting. Josh shares about the craft beverage industry in Charlotte and how Ekos has helped take craft producers to the next level worldwide.
Passionate about the start-up community and craft industry, Josh McKinney and his partner Greg decided to develop innovative software to help partner with craft producers. Just 4 years in and Ekos is already working with over 1300 craft beverage producers – helping them streamline their processes. As CEO of Ekos, Josh continues to drive the company’s mission by continuing to disrupt the craft industry through software. Over the past 3 years, Ekos has been recognized for their tech accomplishments by NC Tech Awards and Charlotte’s Blue Diamond Awards. This year Josh was also recognized as one of Charlotte Business Journal’s 40 under 40.
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