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Cirqa uses LBSN technology to enable users to see information about those nearby and strike up conversations in a unique and engaging way.

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  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

Cirqa uses location-based technologies to enable users to see information about other users nearby and strike up conversations. The main idea behind the application is to maximize the user's networking potential and take advantages of opportunities that the user might not under normal circumstances be aware of. The target market for Cirqa will be young professional smartphone users looking to build their personal and professional networks, 18-34.


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    Jayson Castano

    Jayson graduated NYU’s Stern School of Business with majors in Finance and Information Systems. He currently serves one of the largest banks on the Street as Assistant Vice President in the Asset Servicing Area. Jayson’s IT and programming experience guide MindSummit in evaluating and executing tech projects, while his project and resource management abilities help shape its endeavors generally.

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    Arthur Golnik
    Vice President

    Arthur is a finance and sales consultant with a major steel concern, where he landed following stints with several top-10 financial services companies. He is currently pursuing an M.B.A. at Fordham with a concentration in Finance and Accounting, refining his studies in Economics at NYU. Arthur brings creative, non-conventional ideation to MindSummit’s capital and communications strategies.

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    Ryan Rodriguez-Wiggins

    Ryan is an Associate in risk management with a top-5 investment bank. He made his way to NYU as an alumnus of the prestigious Oliver Scholars program and took his degree in economics and east Asian studies. In addition to his proficiency in operational strategy, Ryan lends his expertise in financial planning and analysis to MindSummit’s efforts.

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    Tom Purpi
    Vice President

    Tom is an attorney and principal of his firm in New York. After NYU, he completed his J.D. at Cardozo Law School with a specialization in International and Comparative law. Tom oversees compliance, protects MindSummit’s intellectual property, negotiates its contracts and handles transactions while contributing his creative insights to the design, planning and finance processes.