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Freak'n Genius

With Freak’n Genius, anyone can animate instantly!

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Software
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Freak’n Genius unlocks your inner creative child and allows you to share it with friends. Using the Kinect, we create a whimsical, magical world in which anyone can animate. We live on the desktop, Xbox, mobile, and tablet, giving you the ability to poke fun, have fun, and share fun with your friends, anytime, anywhere.


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    Kyle Kesterson

    Kyle has a colorful history in fun and creativity.

    Formerly he was the Chief Creative Officer of Giant Thinkwell, a Seattle Techstars company, and has worked with dozens of the world's largest brands on interactive experiences, toys, and electronics.

    In 2011, Kyle was awarded Seattle 2.0's "Best Startup Designer", and is deeply embedded in the Seattle startup scene and with Startup Weekend.

    He also likes to close deals over ping pong.

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    Dwayne Mercredi

    Dwayne truly puts the genius, in Freak'n Genius.

    His entire technical career has been involved with startups, and has extensive experience as a hands-on development manager, and developer.

    He took his last startup through beta, fundraising, product ship, product/market pivots, and acquisition. He has led teams through analysis, feature design, architecture, and implementation of software products, shipping them quickly and effectively.

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    Clayton Weller

    Former Marketing Coordinator for ACT Theater, and Artistic Director of SketchFest Comedy Festival, Clayton is a champion of the arts and knows how to corral the masses.

    He has a background in comedy, marketing, children's education, and physics.

    Also he has a very smooth, baritone voice.


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    David Wickwire - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.

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