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apple seeds

apple seeds seeks to continue it's trajectory of growth as a lifestyle brand that appeals to parents of young children.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Lifestyle
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2007
  • Employees 80
  • Website appleseedsplay.com

Company Summary

apple seeds operates premier all-in-one play spaces for families with children newborn to five in NYC, Dubai and Mumbai and offers a full spectrum of proprietary kids classes a week in music , art, cooking, science, construction, ballet, tap, movement, gym and soccer. We host birthday parties, playdates and corporate events. We strive every moment of every day to be a safe, clean, fun place for our community to gather, socialize and play.

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    Allison Schlanger
    Co-founder

    Allison was born in New York City and raised in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. After college, she moved back to New York and has lived in the city for the past 19 years. Allison is an Emmy-nominated television producer who worked at MTV Networks for over ten years. In 1996, Allison began volunteer teaching at a West Harlem elementary school. Over the course of eight years, she taught 3rd-5th graders current events and conflict resolution.

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    Alison Qualter Berna
    Co-founder

    Alison grew up in Short Hills, New Jersey and has lived in New York City for the past 17 years. After working for four years at NBC News, she changed careers and received her Masters degree in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University, focusing on children. For the past five years, Alison worked at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) where she managed a global program using sports as a vehicle to protect children and fost

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    Robert Berna
    Co-founder

    Bobby was born in New York City and raised in Maryland. Bobby returned to New York in 1997, working within the Marketing division of New Line Cinema. He transitioned to a career in advertising after receiving dual MBA degrees from Columbia Business School and the University of California at Berkeley. He became a business development executive at one of the pioneer online advertising firms, L90 and its technology division adMonitor, which was e

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    Craig Schlanger
    Co-founder

    Craig grew up in Oceanside, New York and has lived in NYC since 1993. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Craig pursued an equity trading position at Spear Leeds & Kellogg and by 1998 was co-managing the new issue trading department on the NASDAQ desk. In 2002, after Spear Leeds & Kellogg merged with Goldman Sachs, Craig was one of the first to transition onto Goldman’s trading desk in their Biotechnology/Healthcare sector. In 20