A respected venture capitalist and entrepreneur, Granger Whitelaw has immersed himself in a number of professional, academic, and personal pursuits. Mr. Whitelaw discovered his passion for art while studying at the University of Minnesota. He further fueled his interest after moving to New York City, where he lived in the SoHo district. There, Granger Whitelaw launched his first business, an art dealership. Challenges in the industry let to to his involvement in another area, car racing. As the founder of Whitelaw Racing, he provided financial support to Indy Car racing teams consisting of drivers such as Robby Unser, Buddy Lazier, and Eddie Cheever. Granger Whitelaw's business success led him to expand and diversify his venture capital projects as a manager at firms such as EOCNET.com, CoreCommerce, and BlueCar Partners.
At present, Granger Whitelaw focuses on his role as President at Social Media 1234, a Corporate Development, public relations and marketing firm that assists clients in business branding, networking, growth strategies and sales expansion utilizing new technologies and traditional methods. In addition, he serves as co-founder of a sports and entertainment company, Rocket Racing League, which expects to hold its inaugural air races in 2013. The decade-long venture is modeled after motorsports racing. Instead of cars, rocket-powered aircraft compete in pairs in the air. Mr. Whitelaw holds four patents derived from technology developments related to the Rocket Racing League and has a number of other patents coming. Mr. Whitelaw eagerly anticipates the wide distribution of another product investment, Imedicor with software programs that will transform the speed and safety features for medical records transactions.
Granger Whitelaw, known as "Rambler" to his friends, has been involved in many projects and lived in many areas. Born in Port Huron, Michigan, he has lived in Colorado, Missouri, California, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey, and Florida. He says life does not get any better than being with family and friends. In his leisure time, Mr. Whitelaw enjoys flying, skiing, golf, tennis, boating, sailing, hunting, and many other activities.
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