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BuyBott

The simple, fun, and easy way to shop online.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Corvallis, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2013
  • Employees 2
  • Website buybott.com

Company Summary

The idea for Buybott formed the summer of 2012. Darren Marshall and Lyndsay Toll joined together through a beta program sponsored by a grant seeding young entrepreneurs at Oregon State. The working demo and continuous development has made the vision more and more of a reality. The mentorship of faculty and occasional outside professionals help guide the young enthusiasts toward developing a new online shopping experience.

Team

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    Lyndsay Toll
    CEO

    A senior in Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Lyndsay has extensive leadership experience and project experience with local entrepreneurs. In January she led the 2nd place team at Start-Up Weekend. As President of the Management Club she doubled membership from 12 to 24 members, raised $1,500, and established a foundation to support the club's longevity. She is driven to bring life to visions that have a positively impactful result.

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    Darren Marshall
    CTO

    A senior in Computer Science at OSU, Darren is a talented self-employed entrepreneur, founding Blue Flame Productions, a freelance video and web development company. Combined he knows over 5 coding and verbal languages including: PHP, C++, JQuery, Java, HTML, and Norwegian. Darren has a passion for entrepreneurship and ability to infuse technology with creativity. Portfolio of his work can be found at: www.blue-flame-productions.com

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    Christopher Scaffidi
    Mentor

    Chris is currently an Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the School of EECS at Oregon State University with a Ph'd in Software engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests are where human-computer interaction and software engineering intersect. Chris is a technical resource and guide for Darren and Lyndsay. More about Chris can be found at http://eecs.oregonstate.edu/people/scaffidi

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    Bob Mayes
    Mentor

    A natural leader, Harvard MBA, and CEO of Madison Mayes, Inc., is experienced in transitioning sales and marketing companies from the entrepreneurial stage to growth stage. He strongly focuses on the people, the system, the niche, and communication of unique selling points. Recently hired by OSU’s College of Business, Mayes leads the formation of a university incubator program. Bob challenges the perspective of Buybott to develop a clear vision.

Advisors

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    John Turner
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Government grant
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