Anti-Bullying App Receives Boost

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The Flagship Enterprise Center in Anderson says it is partnering with a local company that has developed an anti-bullying mobile app. The center says Most Beastly Studios' Bully Box app allows students to report bullying anonymously.

July 30, 2014

News Release

Anderson, Ind. -- Flagship Microloan Program recently made a working capital loan to Most Beastly Studios, producer of The Bully Box, a phone application that has received attention from the technical and business community.

The Bully Box allows students to report acts if bullying in a completely safe and anonymous way and allows educators to collect, manage, and analyze the data.

CEO, Brandon Boynton of Pendleton, won the Madison County Young Entrepreneurs Academy contest and proceeded to place in the top six nationally while garnering an appearance on CNBC as well as coverage throughout the regional news market.

In addition to the award winning Bully Box app, Boynton has produced The Curfew Buddy, allowing parents and their children to quickly communicate their destination and arrival times when away from home.

Boynton also has an ongoing campaign on IndieGoGo in an attempt to raise further capital. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-bullybox--2

In partnering with Flagship, Most Beastly Studios is now eligible to receive technical assistance from the FEC staff including bookkeeping, marketing and business consulting services.

Flagship Enterprise Center, a signature sponsor of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy is a partnership between the City of Anderson and Anderson University and is a technology-based business incubator and SBA Microlender in Anderson, Indiana.

To apply for a microloan, potential borrowers may contact the Microloan Office at (765) 313-7329, e-mail atidrow@flagshipenterprise.org or visit www.flagshipmicroloan.org.

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