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Campus Quad (CQ)

Campus Quad (CQ) a turn key mobile SaaS solution sold to higher education institutions to connect students in real-time to university services, news and events.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location San Carlos, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

We enable students to mobily discover events and merchandise that enhances their campus life. We enable administrator to analyze and sift though student behavior data sets. We enable retailers to analyze student buying habits and construct compelling merchandizing offers. We monetize via university subscription fee, mCommerce referral fee and brand sponsorship.


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    Frances Cairns
    Founder and CEO

    Frances is a leading innovator in the education market. She has formulated and brought to market successfully, Apple iTunesU, ebook platforms for Cengage Learning and Disney. Over the last several years she successfully launched 2 mobile product platforms in the social, local and mobile space. The first Inkstone was profitable from inception and Campus Quad successfully launched this Fall and is in early stage funding.

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    CJ Rayhill
    Chief Technical Officer

    Rayhill brings to Quad demonstrated experience in creating scalable platforms for both the consumer and enterprise markets. She has served in several executive roles as either CTO/CIO at O'Reilly Media, Safari Books Online, CompPartners, Travelers Insurance and Citicorp. She has a penchant for bringing innovative products to market successfully and on time. She holds an MBA degree from the University of South Florida.

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    Peter Hoffman
    VP Customer Success

    Peter is a dynamic leader with strong experience
    in the education and mobile markets including 8 years at
    Apple education leading key marketing programs in the
    higher education market. Peter also founded Interactive Mobile Solutions an event app. Most recently he lead mobile business development efforts at Kno to drive campus adoption.


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    Michael Glaser, Perkins Coie

Previous Investors

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    Follett Inc