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Advicedrop

Advicedrop helps homeowners and home professionals interact and transact for online advice when a bigger job just isn't needed.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website advicedrop.com

Company Summary

We connect homeowners who need help & answers with highly qualified home & garden professionals for online advice. Instead of sifting through the mass of unaccredited & conflicting free information on the internet, homeowners can pay a small amount for trusted opinions & customized advice from home experts to support DIY projects, home improvement dilemmas & purchase decisions. Advicedrop is an online marketplace that creates this interaction.

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    Andrew Margie
    Cofounder

    Was a founding member of the executive team at Patch.com, primarily focused on unlocking the power of small businesses on Patch's platform. Built Patch's Directory and Business Engagement teams, and at various times oversaw the company's Marketing, Sales Operations, and Business Development teams.

    Previously held management roles at CSTV & American Express.

    Holds an MBA from University of Michigan (Ross) & BA from Connecticut College.

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    Aubrey Holland
    Cofounder

    Currently the lead developer at Custora, a B2B customer analytics start up. Previously the lead developer at Brewster, a USV portfolio company, and before that he was head of engineering at Patch.com. He's also worked at Harvard Design & Mapping and Avid Technology.

    Holds an MS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech & BS in Electrical Engineering from Florida State.

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    Trip Tate
    Cofounder

    Led a newly developed mobile product team at Topps, owned by Michael Eisner and Madison Dearborn. Built & managed a team of design, engineering, analytics, marketing, editorial, and customer service personnel. Grew the iOS app customer base from 0 to 100,000 users in six months.

    Previously built & scaled the Patch.com's directory business operations.

    Holds a BSE in Operations Research & Financial Engineering from Princeton University.

Advisors

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    James F Peiser
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Egan Tax & Books LTD
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Andrew Margie
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    Trip Tate
    Unconfirmed