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Akimbo

Akimbo is revolutionizing the way an individual presnts themselves to future opportunities and transforming hiring/admissions processes.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 6
  • Website akimbobeta.com

Company Summary

Akimbo is a technology and resource that allows individuals to create an online multimedia showcase of their work and life experiences to help launch the career of their dreams. Through its powerful community of members and key influencers (universities, and companies) Akimbo provides support, inspiration, knowledge, and opportunities. Akimbo's technology/platform is also suited for licensing deals with colleges/universities, & high schools.

Team

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    Adrienne Rochetti
    Co-CEO, CMO

    The best way to learn about my passions, talents, accomplishments, and prior experience is to vist my Akimbo...see link below!

    http://akimbobeta.com/Profile/AdrienneRochetti

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    Johnny Bowser
    Head Designer

    Johnny is a graphic designer from New Brunswick, Canada.

    Prior to Akimbo, worked for dKorp Web Studios Inc., a small, privately held company in the IT and Mobile App industry. Prior to dKorp, he worked for a larger, public company called Atrinsic for almost 6 years. There he worked as a graphic designer, specializing in the Online Media industry. He Studied multimedia and graphic design at CompuCollege from 2004-2005.

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    Michael Alon
    Co-Founder, Co-CEO, & CFO

    Alon foundedtwo highly successful internet-based companies, Network60.com and RadioStakes. RadioStakes had over 50 million users and sold one of its secondary sites, Onestopwinning.com, to About.com for over two million dollars. Alon is the Founder and Chairman, of the Let All theChildren Play Foundation. He earned aBachelor of Science in Management and Economics from New York University and anMBA in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business.

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    Gary Stein
    Social Media and Generation Jobless Manager

    A talented writer with social media savvy, Gary has and will manage the continued development of GenerationJobless.com, as well as all social media pages and custom content of Akimbo. Also, a skilled researcher with a direct understanding of Akimbo’s core target consumer, Gary will lead market research, on-campus promotions, and local marketing activation. Gary is a 2012 Graduate of Queens College, who will be pursuing a PHD in European History.

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    Kevin Vye
    CTO

    Kevin brings over 11 years of technology experience to Akimbo. He previously served as the SVP of Technology for Atrinsic & was responsible for strategic direction and execution. Other previous positions: Director of Data Services for Traffix, Inc. where he designed and supported back-end systems and high volume sites and IT Manager for Elottery, Inc., where he was responsible for infastructure and marketing technology.

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    Matthew Sartain
    Lead Developer

    Before Akimbo, Matt served as a software developer at dKorp. Prior to that position, Matt worked as a software developer at both Atrinsic & Epicor. In addition to software development, Matt has experience in the field of Marketing, Advertising. He studied at CDI College, a leading business school in Canada, where he studied Computer Science, while also becoming a Programmer Analyst.

Advisors

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    David Lubin
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Lee Schlussel
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Michael Alon
    Unconfirmed
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    Adrienne Rochetti
    Unconfirmed