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Echolocation

A real-time platform for location based discovery and communication.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website echolocation.com

Company Summary

Echo is a real-time platform for location based discovery and communication. When you open the echo app it automatically detects your location hierarchically by neighborhood, venue or event and provides you with the most recent updates from other echo users, news outlets, and businesses in the same location. It's the easiest and most simple way to connect with your location and others in the same place at the same time.

Team

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    Brian Donohue
    CEO

    Brian graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Computer Science with High Honors. He started his career at Attila where he implemented and oversaw feature development on the core product that were critical for the company's clients. Brian eventually left Attila to pursue a passion project which would become Echo. Brian tendered his resignation before the three month period ended, and has been building Echo since.

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    Rocky Chiu
    Business Development/Creative

    Rocky graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a B.S. in Business Administration. He started his design career at DcjanoDesign, a Design & Marketing Firm, with strengths in logo design, brand development, color psychology, implementation of ideas, brain storming, and designing from a marketing point of view for printed and online initiatives. He is well-versed in SMM, SEO, copywriting elements of advertising, as well as keeping up to da

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    Jason Scherr
    Director of Business Development

    Jason is a serial entrepreneur, having joined Echolocation after two years as the CEO and Co-Founder of Tivity. Jason’s efforts led to Tivity’s acceptance into the NYU-Poly Varick Street Incubator and the Techstars StartFast Accelerator program in Syracuse, NY. Prior to founding Tivity, Jason managed 500+ accounts and $50 million in annual revenue at Siemens Healthcare's Audiology sector.

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    Jennifer Deare
    Marketing Director

    Jennifer founded Deare Marketing, Inc, in 1987, where she developed programs for Remy Amerique, Nabisco, Kraft, Citibank, American Express, and other blue-chip clients.

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    Daniel Rayner
    Lawyer

    Daniel is a founding partner of Rayner Rowe LLP. He practiced law in London and New York for 20 years with a particular focus on representing media, T.V. production, digital cable, online, advertising and technology companies.

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    Mario Casabona
    Director

    Mario Casabona is an active Angel Investor and Founder/CEO of TechLaunch LLC, a Technology Accelerator which provides seed funding and a LaunchPad business boot-camp to aspiring entrepreneurs. Mario is also the founder of Casabona Ventures, providing Business Development Advice, Strategic Planning, and early-stage Private Equity financing to technology driven emerging companies.

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    Ira Cohen
    Chairman of Board

    Ira has 30 years of experience in the technology industry as an investment banker, private equity investor and Chief Financial Officer. Ira advised on more than 200 M&A transactions in the IT Services, Software and Internet sectors.

Advisors

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    Daniel Rayner
    Lawyer
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    Ira Cohen
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    TechLaunch
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    Casabona Ventures
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    Ira Cohen
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