News from the Ada Jobs Foundation

Innovation Through Necessity: Nitro-Lift Technologies

Innovation Through Necessity: Nitro-Lift Technologies

By: Sunnie Dawn Baker Where does innovation come from? What is the spark that leads to technological advancements? In the case of Danny and Vernon Daniels, two brothers from Tishomingo, innovation came from necessity. Danny and Vernon had been in the oil industry for...

read more
Casey Black: Determining Challenges, Finding Solutions  

Casey Black: Determining Challenges, Finding Solutions  

By: Sunnie Dawn Smith  Raising the next generation of entrepreneurs is no simple task. However, Casey Black is an educator with Ada High School helping to support the next generation of entrepreneurs in our region. This role is something Black is uniquely equipped to...

read more
PRESS RELEASE: Winners of the Big Pitch: Ada 2022 Announced

PRESS RELEASE: Winners of the Big Pitch: Ada 2022 Announced

ADA, OKLAHOMA – Five start-up companies competed on November 17 for cash prizes during the fifth annual Big Pitch: Ada 2022 hosted by the Ada Jobs Foundation (AJF). Entrants applied to compete from across the state, with judges selecting five finalists to pitch a new...

read more
Inaugural Quarterly Roundtable:   A Case for Collaboration 

Inaugural Quarterly Roundtable:  A Case for Collaboration 

By: Sunnie Dawn Baker  “Where are you going to find the entrepreneurs?” When the Ada Jobs Foundation brought people together to begin brainstorming how to help more scalable tech startups in our area, we found a lot of agreement about what programs seemed to work....

read more