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Guru

Guru is the bridge between museums and cultural institutions and the 21st Century.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location San Diego, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2015
  • Employees 12
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website theguru.co

Company Summary

Guru is the technological bridge between museums and the 21st century audience. Utilizing beacon technology, Guru leverages its platform that turns the ever-present smartphone into a personal concierge, expert tour guide, map and interactive tool that connects the visitor with the museum. Within 13 months Gury already has $30k+ MRR.

Team

  • Paul spent several years trading currency options at the Chicago Board of Trade. He later worked for investment firms focusing on long/short equity strategies. Paul has founded several successful companies and has invested millions of dollars in successful startups.

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    Clay Shinn
    CTO

    Clay Shinn brings over 25 years of experience in designing and delivering over 250 custom engineering products and solutions for many different sized companies and industries. The products and solutions he has worked on ranged from mobile apps; enterprise applications; SaaS applications; web portals; video on demand systems; ecommerce systems; imaging systems; and embedded software products.

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    pshockley@theguru.co

    A passionate storyteller, Paul Shockley is constantly searching for creative new ways to engage audiences. After graduating from USC film school magna cum laude, he traveled the world working in marketing and film. Paul spent a year working on feature films and high level commercial production before founding his own creative firm. Paul has worked to excite viewers through mediums such as print, web and short form commercial production.

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