For eight seasons now, the Pomrenke family has entertained audiences on the Discovery Channel through the reality television show “Bering Sea Gold,” while giving viewers a glimpse into the life of a gold miner working in Nome, Alaska.
Now, the Pomrenkes are seeking out new opportunities for their company and the future of Alaska mining operations by launching a crowdfunding campaign with an aggressive fundraising goal to raise $6 million in six months or less.
While the Pomrenkes will continue filming “Bering Sea Gold,” their other ventures center around finding the most profitable, successful ways to sustain the mining industry in the Bering Strait region, and across the state of Alaska.
The company Pomrenke Mining, LLC formed in June 2016 as a combination of Northwest Gold Diggers, LLC and Blue Water Gold, LLC.
According to the company’s profile on the crowdfunding website Equitynet.com, “The companies decide to become strategic partners in the exploration and mining of gold on multiple land leases from the state of Alaska. As both companies grew, each saw in the other an ability to provide solutions to problems of growth, development, and profitability and each was better suited to work together.”
The management team of Pomrenke Mining consists of Chief Executive Officer Steve Pomrenke, Senior Vice President of Operations Shawn Pomrenke and Chief Operating Officer J. Keith Byer.
In an interview with The Nome Nugget last week, Pomrenke Mining’s father-son team explained that they are using the crowdfunding platform to not only raise money for expansion and new mining endeavors, but also to serve as a model…
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