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GearSpoke

The $2 Trillion in depreciating american assets will make investors in the P2P rental industry rich.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Anchorage, AK, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2011
  • Website gearspoke.com

Company Summary

GearSpoke provides the infrastructure for online rentals between individuals and between businesses and focuses on outdoor equipment. There are similar peer to peer rental sites which have seen exponential growth. GearSpoke improves upon these sites by having a simpler rental process and by focusing on outdoor equipment. With a stronger, more effective sales strategy, GearSpoke will exceed the success of similar businesses.

Team

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    Paul Ross Davidson
    CEO

    Paul moved to Alaska after a summer job in 2006 to be in the great outdoors and get a BA in Management. As an ultra long-distance triathlete and UAA MBA student Paul is genuinely solving his own problem of outdoor equipment access for himself and others.

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    Linda Ahmedovna Janes
    COO

    Linda has excellent process, operations and networking skills. With the IT management experience from the Ada Lovlace internship she did while pursuing her MBA she has sharpened the skills she uses on GearSpoke.

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    Shawn Ryan Nixon
    CIO

    Ryan is a rare web development phenomenon. He is able to develop very quickly and with limited time. He currently teaches Programming at UAA and works full time for the Anchorage Police Department as the only technical person implementing a multi-million dollar new system.

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    Kyle B. Savage
    Senior Developer

    Kyle may be the most outdoorsy member of GearSpoke and the most level headed. Kyle's keen ability to listen and keep a big picture view has led to the most key developments in GearSpoke. Kyle has a B.S. in computer science from Cal Poly State University. He is a professional programmer by day and an indispensable asset to GearSpoke.

Advisors

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    Andrew Mitton (have been advised by)
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Paul Davidson
    Unconfirmed
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    Linda Janes
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    Kyle Savage & Ryan Nixon
    Unconfirmed