Our Founder – Kris Jones

Kristopher Jones is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and best-selling author. In 1999 Kris founded digital marketing and affiliate network Pepperjam, which he sold to eBay Enterprise in 2009. In 2010 Kris founded investment fund KBJ Capital where is has gone on to invest in over 25 companies, including LSEO.com, APPEK Mobile Apps, French Girls App, ReferLocal, and iFart. In 2016 Kris partnered with actor / comedian Damon Wayans, Jr to cofound entertainment booking app Special Guest, which has raised over $2M from leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms (Lightspeed Venture Partners, Precuror Ventures) and Hollywood celebrities (Kevin Hart, Marlon Wayans, Jake Johnson, Lamorne Morris, and Damon Wayans, Sr).

Located within the Accelerator in the heart of downtown Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania, and powered by Coal Creative, Studio 16 South offers a variety of content creation options for both tenants and non tenants of the Accelerator. So whether you want to “do it yourself” or want us to handle everything from the production to the release, Studio 16 South has the resources to take your content to the next level.

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