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Froomz

Froomz is like OpenTable for venues, with an online marketplace for meeting/event spaces powered by a dynamic venue management/CRM back-end.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 5
  • Website froomz.com

Company Summary

Froomz offers venues a two-fold solution: a robust listing in our online marketplace coupled with a FREE web-based venue management system that automates, organizes, and tracks bookings, customer relationships and transaction history. Our patent-pending system enables venues to maintain full control of their bookings and listings - from flexible pricing packages to listing visibility and exposure, reservation requests and online booking options.

Team

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    Yan Hong Heim
    Co-Founder/CEO

    Yan keeps the Froomz engine running. As co-founder and CEO she is engaged in all corners of the business to ensure that the Froomz vision is achieved. Yan has extensive experience in engineering, financial planning and contract negotiation in international telecommunication industry. She was the co-founder and general manager of Beijing MITEC Technology INC., a technology importer and systems integrator.

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    Mike Cody
    Co-Found/CTO

    Mike is our resident miracle worker. As co-founder and technical brains, he brings over 15 years of industry experience and expertise. Most recently, he was in the financial sector, where he was responsible for a variety of applications including customer facing websites, high-volume internal applications, and providing expertise to a range of teams. He currently directs the product architecture, operations, development, research and design.

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    Christina Dunham
    VP | Business Development

    Christina is responsible for building and maintaining Froomz’ relationships with venues and partners. With over two decades developing acquisition & loyalty programs, delivering sales training, and managing large-scale events and multi-million projects for start-ups and Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T, Wells Fargo, OmniSky, Earthlink, SalesForce.com, Google, and Cisco, she brings unparalleled enthusiasm for the event and party planning space.

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    Matthew Singer
    Hospitality Marketing Specialist

    With 30+ years in the hospitality industry, Matthew brings a unique perspective as an industry insider, veteran event planner and marketing strategist. From owning a high-end catering business to running the catering departments of the CA Culinary Academy and Chartwells at SF State, he has intimate knowledge of the complexities of managing venues and organizing events. He served as Co-Chair of SF Private Dining Venues Organization from 2001-04.

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    Piat Orendain
    Business Development Consultant

    Piat is our pavement-pounder and biz dev diva, an intrepid proselytizer of the Froomz gospel. With a decade-long track record in sales, she has garnered awards such as Rookie of the Year and National Sales Achievement in the luxury design industry, where – in addition to her sales stints – she produced and managed events for companies like Fabricut, Kravet, and Mosaic Enterprises, including fashion shows, food & wine mixers and product launches.

Advisors

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    Fenwick & West
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Not Applicable
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Yan Heim
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    Glen Stevick
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    Mike Cody
    Unconfirmed