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BetterPet, Inc.

BetterPet's "Dog Land" is the fun and social app for dog lovers.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website doglandapp.com

Company Summary

BetterPet was founded by four pet lovers with one mission in mind: Improve the lives of pets and their owners everywhere. Our flagship product is Dog Land: The App. Dog Land allows users to connect with local and global dog lovers, share photos, and find and vote on dog friendly locations around the world. Dog Land is the definitive community for dog lovers everywhere.

Team

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    Gareth McGahey Wilson
    President & Creative Director

    Co-founder, President, and Creative Director of BetterPet, Inc., Wilson was born in Baltimore and attended Sarah Lawrence College ('06) where he studied philosophy and art. He holds two Master’s degrees, one in philosophy from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and another in digital media marketing and entrepreneurship from USC.

    Prior to Dog Land, Wilson worked in advertising, assisting clients such as Sony, ESPN and Nextel with their digita

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    Richard Lung
    CTO

    Co-founder and CTO of BetterPet, Inc., Lung holds a BS in Computer Science from UCLA ('13). He has created several mobile apps and focuses on front end development.

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    Jonathan Donald Kolker
    CEO

    Co-founder and CEO of BetterPet, Inc., Kolker was born in Baltimore and attended George Washington University (’06) where he studied English Literature. He received a Masters in digital media marketing and entrepreneurship from USC.

    Prior to Dog Land, Kolker worked with The Annenberg and The XPRIZE Foundation. He has a 7 year old cocker spaniel named Eddie.

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    Guillermo Flores
    Lead Developer

    Co-founder and Lead Developer of BetterPet, Inc. Flores holds a BS in Computer Science from UCLA ('12). His focus is on back-end development.

Advisors

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    Don Lee
    Lawyer
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    Singer Lewak
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    USC
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    StartEngine
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    Friends and Family
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