Even though we are faith based organization we don't want it to be cheesy and cliche. (i.e. no crosses or fishes)
It needs to be clean, minimal and modern. We want to come across as a cool high tech start up from Silicon Valley. Think of a way how to make our name appear smaller. Since the name is long maybe vertically somehow might be good.
We are looking for a simple and clean way to create an icon of our brand.
I found two links with many great samples:
We'd like some form of graphic/ icon incoporated into the logo if it fits well. Currently our icon is an angel boy within a rocket but we don't have stay with that. The icon has to in a cool way embody faith and the idea of launching something.
http://www.Waze.com is a perfect example, of clean, modern, minimalist w/ a fun and unique graphic. This site gives you the impression that they are innovators, tech savvy.