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GateMe

GateMe is a revenue-generating event management platform designed for nightlife entertainment professionals: OpenTable for nightlife

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location London, GB-ENG, United Kingdom
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded March 2011
  • Employees 9
  • Website gateme.com

Company Summary

Since launching in October 2011 GateMe has helped nearly 2M guests through the doors of hundreds of nightclubs. After successfully proving that event organizers need the service and are ready to pay for it, we have been rapidly increasing our customer base and increasing revenues. Our vision is to connect all nightlife entertainment professionals and clubbers to one platform. Pitch: https://www.dropbox.com/s/69ozcfwkzrggmeh/GateMe_16_05_2013.pdf

Team

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    Janar Merilo
    CEO

    • Holds BSc in Economics and Business from SSE Riga;
    • 1 year experience in management consulting in PwC;
    • Expanded one of the Biggest cut flower wholesaler to Estonia, from 0 EUR sales to 100 000 EUR sales in half a year;

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    Ivar Merilo
    COO

    • Holds BSc in Economics and Business from SSE Riga;
    • 1,5 years experience in financial audit in PwC;
    • Expanded one of the Biggest cut flower wholesaler to Estonia, from 0 EUR sales to 100 000 EUR sales in half a year;

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    Rivo Laks
    CTO

    • 10+ years’ experience in the IT sphere;
    • Work experience in Google.
    • Created and launched the remote computer management system Manpremo (manpremo.org);

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    Toomas Uripea
    CFO

    • 15+ years experience in entrepreneurship, mainly forest and land-related projects;
    • Holds MSc in Law from the University of Tartu.

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    Raido Pikkar
    Chairman of the Board

    • Former CEO position in the Baltic Hotel Group was preceded by a international career in hotel business with extra focus on revenue management and internet sales.
    • Position was quit to start a IT field start-up venture and this has led to being a serial entrepreneur in the field. Evangelizing the Nordic and Estonian startup scene as one side effect.

Advisors

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    Richard Allan Horning
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Anna-Liisa Karu
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Thorsten OÜ
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    Vestman Energia AS
    Unconfirmed