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Beyond the Box

Real-time sports news and insights with content aggregation (today) and data visualization (tomorrow) @Stanford StartX

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Sports
  • Location Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website gobeyondbox.tumblr.com

Company Summary

We have already launched an engaging, real-time news component exclusively on iPad that was featured in TechCrunch, Mashable, and ABC Morning News in NY. The team graduated from Stanford StartX, has product, design, engineering, and sports media experience from Katango (acquired by Google), Golden State of Mind (46M views), Vox Media, Adobe, Google, and Yahoo, and studied at Stanford (PhD) and UC Berkeley (MS). Proprietary tech + exciting product

Team

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    Shailo Rao
    Founder & CEO

    * Stanford PhD
    * Katango (acquired by Google) founding team member
    * Golden State of Mind basketball blog (46M page views) founder
    * Google 4x Intern- Co-authored Google’s 1st HCI publication (2005)

Advisors

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    Yokum Taku (WSGR)
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Stanford StartX
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    Silicon Valley Sports Ventures
    Unconfirmed