Boyd Street Ventures: DotCom Magazine Reveals Its Annual List of America’s Most Impactful Privately Held Companies – Boyd Street Ventures Awarded 2021 Impact Company of The Year Award

James H. Spann, Jr., MBA, Founder & Managing Partner,
James H. Spann, Jr., MBA, Founder & Managing Partner,

SAN FRANCISCO, DATE – DotCom Magazine today announced that The Boyd Street Ventures has been selected to join its annual Impact Company of The Year List For 2021. The DotCom Magazine Impact Company of The Year 2021 Award celebrates the most important segment of the economy – America’s privately owned companies whose Founders, CEOs and Amazing Team Members are making an important impact in the economy.

DotCom Magazine has honored Boyd Street Ventures as making a positive difference in an incredibly unique year. The DotCom Magazine 2021 Impact Company of The Year Awards celebrates shape shifting entrepreneurs and their companies. When a company makes an impact, not only are they helping their clients, but they are also helping the world become a better place.

Andy Jacob, CEO of DotCom Magazine says, “We appreciate the selfless commitment that leaders and entrepreneurs make to their brand. We are honored to award great companies our DotCom Magazine 2021 Impact Company of The Year Award. At DotCom Magazine, we believe entrepreneurs are the heartbeat of the world in so many ways. We believe it is a world where risktakers must be lauded, saluted, and respected. 2021 is an incredibly unique year in so many ways. Companies have so many ways to make an impact, and that’s why each company’s unique impact is so important than ever before. Our award winners have courage and an unyielding passion to grow and contribute in incredibly unique ways.

Jacob continues, “In 2021, everyone talks about uncertain times. In 2021, we believe it is the leaders of impactful companies that stick their head up above the crowd, and say “we can do this”, “we will get it done”, “we will make this happen”, “we are willing to pay the price, and “we will turn uncertainty into opportunity. Our award winners are selected for leadership. Their company leads and their business system leads, we consider our award winners lamplighters. We believe we need more courageous entrepreneurs bringing light into the world by building compelling companies that make a difference.

“It’s a distinct honor to be recognized among such a respected group of privately owned companies that are moving the needle on business strategy and making significant impact on the economy. We’d like to thank DotCom Magazine for recognizing how important it is to align profits, strategy and vision with positive impact that extends beyond board rooms and balance sheets,” said James H. Spann, Jr., MBA, Founder & Managing Partner, Boyd Street Ventures. “We’d also like to thank all of the organizations and individuals we’ve had the privilege of working with over the past year. In the spirit of partnership, Boyd Street Ventures’s work is truly a shared collective that is empowered by our network of beloved clients and partners – who inspire business excellence every day and every step of the way.”

About The Boyd Street Ventures: Since 2015, I’ve been working on OU’s campus as an active alumnus. I’ve worked with leaders, faculty, and students to satisfy a unique need within our entrepreneurial programs.
Over the years, we noticed fantastic business ideas and technologies start right here on campus. These innovations showed us that our talented alumni, students, faculty, and staff could solve some of the world’s biggest existing problems. I realized with the right resources and capital in place we can bring OU innovations to the world.
That’s precisely what I set out to do. I’m excited to announce the launch of Boyd Street Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on investing in OU and Oklahoma innovations. We’re supporting individuals affiliated with the University of Oklahoma through scale-up resources and capital to help these innovations reach new heights.
I know many of you I’m connected with share the same passion for OU that I have, which is why I’d love to speak with you about how you can help us support the university. If you’re an OU alumnus looking to invest in high-growth opportunities, I’d love to meet with you about how you can be a part of our mission.
I can’t wait to take on this journey with you.
Please visit our website to learn more and find out how you can be involved in our journey:
Our team is composed of high-talent individuals dedicated to supporting OU and investing in the future of the university to bring innovations to the world.
We connect partners and OU alumni with high-growth investment opportunities within the University of Oklahoma.
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About DotCom Magazine DotCom Magazine is a leading news platform providing news and unique interviews with newsmakers, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs. At DotCom Magazine, we put people with entrepreneurial spirit at the heart of every story. We take an “entrepreneur’s first” approach in everything we report and every interview we conduct. We cover real entrepreneur stories from visionaries that are making a difference. Regardless of who the entrepreneur is, where they live, or what they are doing, if it’s interesting and newsworthy, DotCom Magazine covers it. The people at DotCom Magazine considers the newsworthiness of the story and what our readers want to learn about. If something is important to our readers, it’s important to us. We report in a reliable and easy to understand voice. DotCom Magazine offers news with our locally staffed newsroom and is digitally read throughout the world. We are committed to listening to our readers to make sure we’re as open and responsive as possible.

About the DotCom Magazine Impact Company of The Year Awards: DotCom Magazine celebrates the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars — the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. At DotCom Magazine, we believe that the entrepreneurs of the world are the real superstars. We celebrate the risk takers that are committed to building a great company. From startups to more mature companies, from companies’ juts putting income on the books to companies with revenues in the millions and tens of millions, if a company is making an impact, DotCom Magazine is going to report on it. The 2021 Impact Company Awards are open to all companies for consideration. For more information visit


James H. Spann, Jr., MBA