Category Archives: The Veloz Group

Brett Lipman Speaks at the Veloz Group

Brett Lipman, managing partner at Benchmark Holdings and Preylock Real Estate Holdings, came to speak to our interns Wednesday. He shared his journey from hedge fund analyst to investment banker to real estate investment to becoming an entrepreneur. Brett's Story Brett received his Bachelor's of Science in Finance from Yeshiva University, located in New York City. He then worked as an analyst at Highbridge Hedge Fund until the financial crisis. During the crisis, he went to Fordham University School of Law. While he did not want to be a lawyer, he decided to "hide out in the law library" and...Read More
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Gene Swank Speaks at the Veloz Group

Gene Swank, a self-described "serial entrepreneur," came to speak to interns at the Veloz Group this Monday and share his business wisdom. Gene spends his time working on his successful businesses, investing, or searching for a new business idea. He also has a background in telecommunications industry designing wireless routers and bridges. The Rise of a Serial Entrepreneur Gene graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a BSBA in Computer Informations Systems. He left the telecommunications industry around 2009 when the market was shrinking. Interested in assuring his financial security, he decided to start his own business. Many colleagues...Read More
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Bennet Kelley Speaks at The Veloz Group

Bennet Kelley, an accomplished lawyer, recently came to speak at The Veloz Group. Kelley works as an attorney for an Internet Law Center in Santa Monica, California. He handles legal issues involving the digital economy, cyber crime, and more. Additionally, Kelley applies his interests in other areas outside of the law firm. He is currently a Radio Host for a weekly Cyber Law and Business Report, and contributes to the Huffington Post and Santa Monica Daily Press. Early in his speech, Bennet Kelley told the audience “get involved early, because people will remember you.” When Kelley was young, his future...Read More

The Veloz Group winter internship program set to kick off

January 7th marks the first day of our winter internship program. We are pleased to welcome our latest class of interns from UCLA and USC. We have an amazing semester planned out and are looking forward to getting everyone started on their internships projects. The Veloz Group is always looking for top interns. If you are interested in interning with us, please visit our Internships page.Read More

Now Hiring: Los Angeles-based Sales Representatives

With the addition of Chris Ochs as our new Head of Sales, we have began actively hiring Sales Representatives to sell a diverse set of products across our portfolio companies. Our first class of sales reps will be focused on capturing market share in the Los Angeles area, the second class expanding throughout Southern California, and classes three and beyond pushing out nationally. By joining early, Sales Representatives will have the advantage of being able to claim prime sales territories while they are still available, with Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and Downtown Los Angeles among the many plum regions currently available...Read More

The Veloz Group hires Chris Ochs as Head of Sales

We are excited to announce the hiring of Chris Ochs as our Head of Sales. Chris is a proud graduate of the University of Houston, where he played Division I football, and is in his last year of the Executive MBA program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Chris brings over two decades of sales experience to The Veloz Group, where he will be tasked with building out our national sales forces. The Veloz sales force will consist of both Junior and Seniors sales representatives interested in selling products from any of our portfolio companies. By having a diverse product...Read More

The Veloz Group hires two new Management Associates

We are excited to announce the hiring of two new Management Associates: Ricky Chhabra and Zac Cusac. Ricky brings a strong accounting and small business background to The Veloz Group and will be coming on as the General Manager of Arcade Buffs, where he will be focused on finalizing the product line and then executing on the business plan. Zac brings a strong sales and marketing background to The Veloz Group and will be coming on as the General Manager of Beverly Hills Auto Group, where he will be focused on building out a vendor-neutral network of automotive partners capable of providing our customers...Read More

Intern Flashback: Bo Liu

I was asked to write a letter of recommendation for our former intern Bo Liu. This made me reminisce about Bo's time at The Veloz Group, and his contributions to our culture and the impact he made on the experience of all of his peers. While my actual letter of recommendation also touches on his technical accomplishments, those will not be discussed here. Bo was such a legend at The Veloz Group that he became the first intern to ever be featured in print. His poster still hangs in our Innovation Center to this day. Treason is for Bo's having worn a UCLA...Read More