Defiance Ventures Acquires The Refinery Haus

Defiance Ventures today announced that it has acquired The Refinery Haus, a leading full-service digital agency specializing in customer acquisition and experience. The Refinery Haus will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary and portfolio company for Defiance. It will continue to service third party customers and also will support Defiance’s growing portfolio of companies.

John Espey, co-founder and principal at Defiance Ventures said, “I have known Bryan [Bellamy, founder and CEO of Refinery Haus] for quite a while now and have always admired the business he has built. I look forward to working with Bryan to scale the business and to bring its elite services to all of our portfolio companies.”

“When I started The Refinery Haus, I stated my goal of building the Southeast’s premier agency; an agency that stands for attention to detail while delivering results through wildly creative digital experiences. This acquisition allows me to accelerate the timeline for achieving that and to also broaden my reach beyond the Southeast. Our employees and customers are excited about the capabilities that we now have as part of the Defiance family” said Bellamy. In addition to his responsibilities at The Refinery Haus, Bryan will become a Managing Director at Defiance Ventures.

About The Refinery Haus

The Refinery Haus is a full service digital agency built for the now; creating and harvesting demand in both the B2B and D2C spaces, The Refinery Haus believes that astounding digital experiences deliver better results. Capabilities include: branding, product design, media planning & buying, data collection & understanding, and application development.

About Defiance Ventures

Defiance Ventures is a venture builder focused on B2B enterprise technology companies. It combines capital and early stage investment expertise with real world capabilities spanning marketing, branding, sales, application development, and cloud architecture to help its portfolio of technology companies to disrupt their respective industries.