Technology Startup Hyper.Directory Graduates from Power Plant Business Incubator

Posted on: February 11, 2016

The company, founded in 2014 by Silicon Valley veteran entrepreneur Matthew O’Byrne, has just expanded into their new offices on SW 18th Court in Ocala. O’Byrne, working alongside his Chief Operating Officer Emmitte Beard, has grown the company to a total of 23 staff and sales contractors.
“We are excited to have witnessed Hyper.Directory’s explosive growth,” said Ryan Lilly, Director of Business Creation at the CEP. “Our Business Creation efforts are aimed at serving entrepreneurs and providing them with resources to help take their business to the next level. Hyper.Directory is an excellent example of a startup which has fully leveraged those resources.”
O’Byrne, President & CEO of Hyper.Directory, said, “It is our goal for the Hyper.Directory platform to be the single, most effective referral source for residents to find businesses in Marion County.”
Emmitte Beard, COO of Hyper.Directory agreed saying, “The benefit to our service is the fact that local customers are always looking online first to find local businesses. With the Hyper.Directory, we help connect Marion County residents to trusted local businesses when it matters most."
“The assistance provided by the Power Plant Business Incubator & CEP has been a huge part of our company’s success” said O’Byrne. “We would recommend for any aspiring entrepreneur in the area to have a look at the Power Plant. It's a great place to collaborate with like-minded people and help get your business off the ground."
To learn more about the Hyper.Directory, visit http://Hyper.Directory or contact Emmitte Beard at 352.877.2807.
The Power Plant Business Incubator (PPBI), a Business Creation Initiative of the CEP, is made possible through a partnership with the City of Ocala and Marion County. The PPBI provides a host of support services to ensure innovative and scalable companies a better chance at success. For more information on the Power Plant Business Incubator, or any Business Creation initiative of the CEP, contact Ryan Lilly at or call 352-629-8051 x 125.
The Ocala/Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership (CEP) was created to be a one-stop hub for the community’s business attraction, creation and retention efforts. The CEP’s mission is to be THE catalyst for a prosperous community. The CEP will drive community transformation and strengthen business through an aggressive and forward looking approach. The CEP will bring together all economic development forces to ensure that Marion County will be a vibrant community with a stable, diversified economy. For more information, visit


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