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GlobeSherpa Inc.

GlobeSherpa is a Portland, Oregon-based software company specializing in mobile application development for transit agencies and parking management companies.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Software
  • Location Portland, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2010
  • Employees 17
  • Website

Company Summary

Started in 2010, GlobeSherpa provides a secure, mobile ticketing platform for transit systems interested in moving to open payments, open data, and mobile fare collection with minimal infrastructure investment. GlobeSherpa is using that same technology to create easy-to-use mobile ticketing systems for parking and events. We went live with TriMet in September and to date has seen 70K downloads, $3MM tickets sold, more than $3MM in sales in 6 mos


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    Chief Executive Officer

    -Born and raised in Arlington, VA, BA Political Science James Madison University; 4 years with Sierra Club, 2 years in Senegal West Africa in Peace Corps, worked at Pacific Crest, a tech-focused investment bank, Element Power, renewable energy co., Masters in International Mgmt., Portland State University; co-founder and CEO at GlobeSherpa. Backcountry skier, whitewater rafter, dog lover.

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    Michael Gray
    Chief Technology Officer

    -Born and raised in Charlotte, NC, BS in Business Administration (specializing in Computer Information Systems), Winthrop University; enterprise and mobile software development for Accenture, Bank of America,, NASA, NPower, Huron Consulting; Masters in International Management, Portland State University; Co-founder and CTO at GlobeSherpa. Lover of outdoor adventure and fine wines.

  • Tony big
    Executive Vice President

    Tony joined GlobeSherpa in 2013 and oversees business development, operations, and client management initiatives. Before joining GlobeSherpa, he was the VP of Operations and Program Management at local Portland start up Giftango. With a history in payment processing, he has had roles at Givex, Chockstone (Heartland Payment Systems), Nike, and Hollywood Video implementing closed-loop payment applications.


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    Jon Summers, White & Lee
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    Nitin Khanna
    CEO MergerTech

Previous Investors

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    TiE Oregon
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    Portland Seed Fund
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    Alliance of Angels
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    Oregon Angel Fund
    Series B Lead Investor