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Foster is a private, mobile social network looking to revolutionize the way we find and interact with our friends.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Foster is a mobile social network for iOS and Android that allows users to seamlessly visualize and connect with the people and events that are going on around them. By providing users with the most important information that they need to connect with the people that they care about in real life, we are seeking to inspire a movement aimed at motivating a generation of young people in the world to get out and become active in a connected world.


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    Christopher Martin

    Duke '11. Chris is the former Chair of Honor Council, President of Club Sports, and President of Duke Cycling. He started Foster at Duke and have been working hard to create a game-changing social network ever since.

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    Alexa Godel
    Director of Marketing

    UCF '12. Alexa studied advertising and public relations. Extensive work experience with Goldstein Communications, MKG, Rent the Runway, and Rockaway, PR.

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    Philip Christian
    Director of Strategy

    Dr. Christian helps to lead Foster's outreach and partnership efforts. In opening doors and securing relationships with strategic partners, Dr. Christian has helped Foster to develop a powerful brand and marketing strategy and position us well for forward growth and development. Phil also co-founded a 4.1 billion startup.

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    Shane McDonald
    Technical Lead

    Shane has extensive technical and industry experience from consulting Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States. He has used this strong technical and corporate background to help us develop and execute Foster in the last months.

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    Jim Klinkenberg
    Lead Database Architect

    Jim is one of FIS's top database architects with over 20 years of industry experience in designing and managing some of the world's most complex databases. He's been an invaluable asset to Foster's technical development as he created and is managing Foster's entire back end.