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Virtual World Computing

Cocoon is a true cloud browser focused on consumer and small business' Internet privacy and security.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2009
  • Employees 11
  • Website getcocoon.com

Company Summary

We are the first fully integrated "cloud browser" with our mission to create a private and secure browsing experience for the consumer. With Cocoon all of your meta data such as history, cookies, passwords, disposable email data reside in our secure cloud with no ability for these to be identified to a user. We also protect users from viruses, malware, and phishing vulnerabilities. When log out, nothing remains on your computer.

Team

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    Jeffrey C. Bermant
    Co-Founder and CEO

    Jeffrey C. Bermant, Co-Founder, CEO. Mr. Bermant is a true visionary. He started his career in real estate and now has turned his attention to creating a new private and secure Internet. Mr. Bermant founded and ran one of the largest real estate development companies in SB,CA. He has been an entrepreneur from the beginning of his business career finding ways to solve complex problems and create success.

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    Pete Gallagher
    Controller

    Pete Gallagher, Controller, has over 20 years’ experience in the accounting field. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics, with an emphasis in Accounting, Pete’s varied accounting experience includes working in public accounting for Deloitte & Touche, the retail industry with Copeland Sporting Goods, apparel manufacturing with Wells & Company and Performance Apparel and real estate, working for Berm

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    David Amaral
    Acting CTO

    Acting CTO
    Role: Oversees software development and maintenance, acting product manager. 20 year’s experience in tech with a broad range of software platforms. Has designed and developed sites for Fortune 500 companies, such as Microsoft, Epson, J2 Global and Sony Pictures

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    Larry Speck
    Director of Marketing

    Director of Marketing

    Role sets marketing and business development strategy, directs operations in Asia,25 years experience in marketing, brand development, and sales strategy background in graphic arts, publishing, advertising -9+ years working in China

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    Kevin Bright
    Director of Ads and Affiliate Sales

    Role: Ensuring product monetization through affiliate advertising; establishing and maintaining relationships with advertisers, creating media campaigns,
    5 years experience at Commission Junction by Conversant

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    Jen
    Director of Social Media

    Role: Shouting about Cocoon from the digital rooftops
    12 year’s experience in Communications, 2 in Digital Marketing
    Data- driven and creative, with 7 years in Asia and 5 in Latin America.

Advisors

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    Reicker,Pfau,Plye & McRoy
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Herbert Simon-Simon Property Group
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    George Holbrook
    Unconfirmed
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    Robert Hanisee
    Unconfirmed