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Cympel (Pronounced "simple")

Instead of embedding display ads in publisher sites, Cympel embeds mini-websites in the space allocated for ads. This empowers the ad space like nothing before.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Marketing / Advertising
  • Location San Francisco, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2013
  • Employees 2
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Company Summary

Cympel is an advertising platform that places functional mini-websites where everyone else is placing static or rich media banners. Since users aren't redirected off of their content there is a higher propensity to interact with the ads which significantly increases ad conversion. Cympel ads can do anything a regular website can do, such as: user signups, issue coupons, qualify leads, and facilitate personalized, real-time offers.


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    Jesse Hultgren
    President & CEO

    Strong sales and business background. Seven years with Best Buy. Venture capital experience. Finance & marketing BSB from University of Minnesota -Carlson(2007) entrepreneurship MBA from Carlson(2012). Founded Cympel Spring 2011

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    Courtland Caldwell

    Software engineer. Expert on highly scalable, ultra-high reliability and ultra-high availability systems. Extensive work in MySQL, SQL, C++, C#, PHP, Perl, JS, VB, .NET and Objective C. BS Computer Science and Software engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Courtland currently manages a technical team at Best Buy overseeing $200 million in development projects.


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    Stephen Venuto - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
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    Sandel Accounting

Previous Investors

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    Dundee Venture Capital
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