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Effective hyper-local event aggregation subscriptions

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Sandy, UT, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

CitySpark has developed the most effective, hyper-local event parsing and aggregation technology on the market. This unprecedented event content is populated into a powerful calendar platform and paired with industry leading monetization tools, then white-labeled and sold to media partner sites (radio, newspaper, TV, etc) on a subscription basis. Less than six months after product release, we are servicing 144 media outlets in 24 states.


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    CEO, co-founder

    MBA Stanford GSB
    Sorenson Capital Partners
    Bain & Company
    BS Finance, BYU, cum laude

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    Bennett Cookson
    CTO, co-founder

    BS Computer Science, BYU
    Senior architect/engineer, (9 yrs)
    Folio Corp, NextPage
    20+ years programing experience

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    Sam Walker
    VP Web and Mobile Development

    8 years web development (ACS, Customer Dynamics, 1-800-Contacts)
    BS, Computer Science, Neumont University

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    Rich Smith
    VP Marketing & Business Development

    Hewlett Packard, marketing manager (5 years)
    BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
    MBA, Brigham Young University


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    Brent Hawkins, Bennett Tueller Johnson & Deere

Previous Investors

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    Small Angel Round
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    Co-founders' cash contributions