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Currently creates vibrant online communities for outdoor enthusiasts based on users’ own interests.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Currently helps retailers and users build communities based on users' interests. With permission, Currently analyzes users' social media to determine their interests, then creates communities specific to the user. Each community has a content feed, identifies thought leaders, and has a person to person and B2C marketplace. Currently works with retailers to integrate communities into their own website and has a consumer web and mobile product.


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    Michael Kurtzman
    Founder and CEO

    Michael started Currently after helping with iLoop Mobile's $42M sale where he was VP/GM of consumer products and mobile apps. Previously, he was VP/GM of Mobile Apps at Teleca and ran application messaging and mobile advertising groups for Sybase 365. He has been involved in consumer web and mobile products for over a decade. Michael also serves on the Advisory Boards of Diggity, a social search company, and other start-ups.

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    Mike Barta
    CTO and Chief Scientist

    Mike's background includes 20+ years ranging from US Army Intelligence to Microsoft. Mike's unique ability to solve complex problems and lead technology teams has driven software products for consumer and enterprise. At Currently, he is responsible for developing the machine learning platform to enable deep understanding of the relationships between people, content, and communities.

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    Martin Chvoj
    VP Products and Business Development

    Experienced and versatile professional with 14 years of diverse product and business development experience in the US, Europe, and South America. Extensive knowledge and success in the Mobile & Telecom industry. Key companies and customers I have experience working with include AT&T, Samsung, Microsoft, HTC, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, America Movil, Telus, Amazon, and Hutchison Whampoa.


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    Mike Moyer, Dorsey & Whitney

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