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Blurtt

A mobile platform that gives people a way to express how they truly feel at a given moment in time through a powerful image and a caption.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Website blurtt.com

Company Summary

Blurtt strives to create stronger connections by inspiring people to express how they feel or what they want or need at a given moment. We do this by connecting people through our mobile platform, in an emotionally relevant way, making it fun and engaging to creatively express your thoughts or feelings through images. Our aim is to explore human emotion within the existing social graph and make it easier to express your true feelings.

Team

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    Jeanette Cajide
    Co-Founder

    Cofounder of Blurtt. Former investment banker at Merrill Lynch, one of the youngest junior Executives in history of Accenture, former principal investor for Goldman Sachs. MBA from Northwestern, MPA from Harvard, undergrad in journalism from University of Texas at Austin. Contributing writer for Huffington Post.

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    Kuba Tymula
    Co-Founder

    Co-Founder of Blurtt. Former investment banker at Merrill Lynch, Strategy Manager at UniCredit Group’s Europe, co-founder of Estèlligence, a business service company in Poland, and currently an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Co. He was awarded Top 10 Young Entrepreneurs in Poland in the Business and Finance category.  Economics graduate of Cambridge University and MBA from Northwestern.

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    Laura Gurasich
    Co-Founder

    Co-Founder of Blurtt. Former CPGer at Pepsico, Wrigley's and General Mills. Digital marketing at several digital agency firms in Austin. MBA from Northwestern, undergrad from Michigan.

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    Mark Haider
    Acting CTO/Chief Architect

    Blurtt prototype built in partnership with Dialexa. Mark is co-founder of Dialexa, a product development and technology solution company. Masters in Electrical Engineering, University of Detroit Mercy.

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    Oscar Armstrong
    Junior Designer

    Creative designer and problem solver. Undergrad from University of North Texas in Communications Design. Student Silver ADDY, 2012, Nationals.

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    Addison Moore
    Social media

    Addison is an expert at creating Blurtt’s that are super popular and have a high propensity to be shared. BA in marketing at University of Kentucky.

Advisors

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    Paul Supple formerly of Akin Gump and Andrew Gajkowski of Bracewell and Giuliani
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Tasks currently performed by Jeanette Cajide (cofounder of Blurtt with finance background)
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Archimedes Labs, Palo Alto based incubator led by Keith Teare
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    Matt Gallatin, CFO of ShareThis
    Unconfirmed