Manage episode 178466381 series 1336921
Recorded during the Try and Buy at the Pro Gun Club before the 2017 SHOT Show.
In this episode Birdman talks Colin Supko, Patriot List
Full Video @ https://youtu.be/t1oC3XfF1Ao
You can check out Patriot List's website @ https://www.patriotlist.us
Who are we:
Patriot List, is a service disabled, veteran owned small business, founded in 2014 and home based in San Francisco, CA. Patriot List is an agile software company that provides a safe, simple, and social internet website and mobile application for its clients. Patriot List’s core technology is a secure social market mobile application that allows only verified users to buy, sell, or trade products safely within their military and government communities. Patriot List Inc. is a privately held, C Corporation incorporated in the state of Nevada.
Patriot List successfully solves a major problem faced by other peer-to-peer market platforms by removing anonymity through its validation/verification process. For additional safety regarding payment, sellers are able to choose between Patriot List’s Escrow Payment system utilizing credit/debit cards and a twenty-four-hour return policy or PayPal / cash, with no return policy.
Patriot List’s expertise spans large-scale software engineering, big data, human computer interaction, psychology, and machine learning. Our knowledge and experience in technology combined with our familiarity with military communities sets us apart from other such internet companies. The Patriot List platform’s focus on safety through PII obfuscation during each step of the transaction process and multiple payment options sets us apart from the competition. This makes Patriot List a perfect tool to help our service men and women and their families stay safe when buying and selling within their local military communities. Additionally, Patriot List is a solution that will help to reduce the burden of over 600,000 annual PCS moves worldwide through its ability to bring all peer-to-peer transactions under a single and safe mobile application.
Who is C. Colin Supko:
Commander (SEAL: Reserve) C. Colin Supko is founder of the socially innovative startup company “Patriot List”. A Company focused on bringing a safe and transparent peer to peer market to serve Active Duty Military and their families, Veterans, and State and Federal Government employees. Additionally, Colin is a one-time startup co-founder having helped start, manage, and sell the consumer electronics company Munitio.com that exited after 24 months for 1.8M. His most recent active duty assignment was as the Chief Operating Officer for Special Boat Team Twelve, a 350-person command assigned to Naval Special Warfare Group 4. Colin is currently the Commanding Officer for all west coast Naval Reserve SEAL’s at SEAL Team 17.
CDR Supko began his Naval career as a Surface Warfare Officer making two deployments to South America and the Caribbean from 1999 to 2001. After the tragic events of 9-11 he volunteered for and was selected to attend Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) training. He began his SEAL career in January 2002, attending the Basic Underwater Demolition School and graduating with class 240. CDR Supko was deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, first as Assistant Platoon Commander and then as Platoon Commander assigned to SEAL Team FIVE. In 2007 he was assigned to the Naval Special Warfare Command where he acted as the deputy acquisitions and requirements officer working for a two-star SEAL Admiral. In 2008, he was promoted early to Lieutenant Commander and took command of a Task Unit, comprised of three SEAL Platoons, at SEAL Team SEVEN. In this role he deployed for a third time to Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Highlights of CDR Supko’s most recent deployment include counter piracy operations off the coast of Somalia and diplomatic assistance operations in support of the United States foreign policy objectives in the country of Yemen.
CDR Supko earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the United States Naval Academy in 1999, a Master’s of Science in Global Leadership and International Business from the University of San Diego in 2011, and in 2013, graduated from Stanford Business School where he earned his Master’s Degree in Business Management.
CDR Supko has traveled to over 79 countries. His adventures have included a climb to the roof top of Africa summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2010, a walk along the Inca Trail to the heights of Machu Picchu where he proposed to his wife, and diving the Blue Hole off the South Pacific island of Guam. He is married to Ms. Stephanie Barker of Hamden CT and currently resides in San Francisco CA.
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