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Wanderful Guest Speaker: Andrew Gadson Shares 5 Lessons Learned as a Startup Entrepreneur

Wanderful Guest Speaker: Andrew Gadson Shares 5 Lessons Learned as a Startup Entrepreneur

It was a quiet evening in Chico, California. Students were in class, and the town was cooling down from a hot day. Downtown at the Wanderful Media office, you could hear the sounds of Andrew Gadson. HeartThis Co-Founder and CEO Andrew Gadson joined us in our Chico office as part of the Wanderful Media Speaker... more
Find&Save at Chico's Thursday Night Market

Find&Save at Chico’s Thursday Night Market

The Chico Certified Farmer’s Thursday Night Market brings fresh quality locally grown food and handmade artisan products since 1980.  While walking around the streets of downtown, you can find a wonderful selection of fresh picked fruit, vegetables, honey, flowers and local products. The market is also one of the top social gatherings in Chico. One... more
Wanderful Guest Speaker: Jim Fowler

Wanderful Guest Speaker: Jim Fowler

  Owler Founder and CEO Jim Fowler shared his wonderful insight and lessons of entrepreneurship to Wanderful Media employees and invited guests from around the Chico Community. His experience includes being co-founder of Jigsaw, which was sold to Salesforce.com for approximately $142 million in cash, plus a performance-based earn out up to 10% of the... more
Wanderful Media and Chico State. Chico State and Wanderful Media.

Wanderful Media and Chico State. Chico State and Wanderful Media.

As I wrote back in September, one of the main reasons from moving from our old location to our current location in Downtown Chico was to be near the Chico State campus continuing the long tradition of working with Chico State and its students. As a company, Wanderful Media has made a commitment to search... more
Taste of Chico 2014: Helping Chico find local deals, one app at a time

Taste of Chico 2014: Helping Chico find local deals, one app at a time

  Every year, Chico’s finest local and regional restaurants, breweries, wineries gather in downtown Chico to treat thousands of participants who live near and around Chico to its fantastic fare. Held this year on September 14th, those that attended not only were treated to great food and beverages but live music and great art. For... more
Meet Wanderful Incubator’s Soul id

Meet Wanderful Incubator’s Soul id

Since moving to our Chico office from the airport to downtown last year, we have continued to hire Chico State students and alumni, as well as launched an incubator program. A business Incubator program by definition is an organization designed to help the growth and success of entrepreneurial companies through support, mentorship, services, physical space and more.... more
Wanderful Thursday Nights in Chico

Wanderful Thursday Nights in Chico

Wanderful Media’s Find&Save made its debut at the Downtown Chico Thursday Night Market, a popular event held every Thursday from April through September. Shoppers were invited to download and install the Find&Save apps, and were rewarded with a chance to win swag with a roll of the dice. Production techs Chris Wilson, Jason Mackey, Krystal... more
Wanderful Guest Speaker: Chris Tolles

Wanderful Guest Speaker: Chris Tolles

  Topix Co-Founder and CEO Chris Tolles spoke about entrepreneurship and what it takes to start a new company, as part of Wanderful Media’s speaker series. More than 100 invited guests along with Wanderful employees attended the event on March 27th at the company’s downtown Chico office. Topix is the largest local forum site in... more
Wanderful Media’s Downtown Chico Office Welcomed by Business Community

Wanderful Media’s Downtown Chico Office Welcomed by Business Community

Wanderful Media’s Chico office held a ribbon cutting and reception on Thursday, February 6, 2014, for the official business community welcome from the Chico Chamber of Commerce. Event attendees included Chico City Councilmember Sean Morgan, Chico Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Katie Simmons and Wanderful Media CEO Ben T. Smith, as well as community and... more
Wanderful: Tech Company of the Year

Wanderful: Tech Company of the Year

How does Wanderful Media top off a year that redesigned a website, launched an iPad and iPhone App and moved lock stock and barrel into one of Chico’s coolest buildings? By being named “Tech Company of the Year” during the Innovate North State’s 29th Annual Innovation Awards on December 3, 2013. Innovate North State is... more
A Wanderful Speaker Series

A Wanderful Speaker Series

Word has been spreading quickly about the hot new startup business in downtown Chico. On November 20, Wanderful Media opened their doors to CSU Chico students and faculty to share its new digs. Guests arrived to the open house at 5 pm and were greeted by a full spread of catered food and music. People... more