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Gablit

Gablit is a search and discovery platform for finding and sharing things to do. A Spotify for events.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2011
  • Website gablit.com

Company Summary

Gablit brings together scheduled activities and events from every industry and makes them searchable using time, location, relevance and social filters. This is then further enhanced via recommendations, privately shared by friends or curated by those in the know. Our goal is to erase the inefficiency in the way information is distributed by these tastemakers to those that want to get out there and do more of what they love.

Team

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    James Ellis
    CEO

    James came to Gablit off the back of building a $50m a year revenue business in strategic advisory and structuring in Asia that he and one other kicked off in 2008. A skilled manager, strategist and detail obsessive, his background in highly structured and complex transactions makes him very focused on detailled planning, core economics and business execution.

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    Taras Shkvarchuk
    Chief Architect

    Taras' experience means he is fully equipped across all areas of Gablit’s technology “stack”. He has extensive experience in finding, indexing and extracting complex scrappy data having architected critical components for world search technology giants such as Google, Expedia and Yahoo. His experience in developing highly extensible and efficient architecture allows for rapid expansion and flexible development.

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    Michael Lorton
    Application Architect

    29 years experience in software development and management. Michael has worked and run teams at Slide, Microsoft, IBM, CascadeWorks and Kodak as well as for government agencies, including the White House, the Pentagon, and the NSA. He brings to the table a strong track record in developing consumer facing web products drawing from a host of successful social networking, ecommerce and gaming applications.

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    Freddie Godfrey
    Founder

    • Freddie has a wealth of experience in the consumer facing e-commerce world, with a strong track record in sales and marketing strategy. Freddie successfully built significant brand presence for his most recent ventures along with rapid revenue and margin expansion through the headwinds of the crisis. He is systematic, passionate and has an uncanny ability to work a room and his rolodex.

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    Anthony Teale
    Founder

    Anthony's experience includes both management and investment in the Events world as well as broader private equity and development work. He has built and led large teams, producing high margin, successful businesses across the consumer and b2b space. He has set about the task of pulling together a truly expert team capable of addressing the significant technological challenge of handling a vast quantum of data in a relevant and scalable manner.

Advisors

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    Fenwick & West
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

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    Founders
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