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HoneyColony LLC

HoneyColony is a one-stop social marketplace for people who want to improve their health, diet and lifestyle.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2011
  • Employees 10
  • Website honeycolony.com

Company Summary

HoneyColony is a cutting-edge online magazine and ecommerce site promoting health through community-curated wisdom. Our innovative cross-section of social media, blogging, and ecommerce allows health and eco-conscious people to learn from each other and the nation’s top nutritional experts. The idea is to empower members to share knowledge and create social change across all spectrums of health and sustainability.

Team

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    Maryam Henein
    CEO

    In 2010, Maryam’s 15-year career as an investigative journalist, professional researcher, and producer hit a milestone with the release of her award-winning documentary Vanishing of the Bees. It also marked her directorial debut.

    Maryam’s immersion in nutrition science and alternative healing started about 10 years ago. With HoneyColony, Maryam has fused her reporting skills with her love of nutrition and social media in a cooperative model.

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    Sky Kruse
    CTO

    Sky's companies in the past have accumulated $150 million worth of exits, including $50m sale of LiveBid to Amazon.

    Specialties: System scalability, distributed computing, security technology, digital rights management, compression technologies, real-time communication, auctions, mobile commerce, streaming media, digital fulfillment, start-ups, entrepreneurship

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    Jan Wellmann
    Co-Founder

    Jan has founded several pioneering production and new media ventures. As an example, Riot Entertainment revolutionized mobile entertainment (with a network of 170 million people in 28 countries, and brands like Lord Of The Rings, X-Men and Spiderman). IntelliGame pioneered educational games with a Disney co-production. Mandrake Productions was one of the early CGI pioneers in Europe. Trainers’ House became a leading sales & marketing training con

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    Blake Buford
    CIO & Managing Editor

    After graduating, Blake took over and transformed the Key News (ABC) morning news show, earning the title of Senior Producer before moving on to work for NBC News in the Bay Area. As a Writer and Producer in the sixth largest television market in the country, Blake earned an Emmy Award nomination for breaking news coverage and developed a passion for the pressing issues of global health and climate change.

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    Jamie Weiss
    COO

    Alternative health industry expert whose organizing abilities have been shaped up in the food & beverage industry.

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    Zuri Allen
    Social Media Maven

    Expert in social media, marketing, brand management, tribe building, product placement, political campaign messaging, content creation, search engine optimization, web presence overhaul, public relations, crowd sourcing, crowd sharing,

Advisors

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    Law Offices of Elsa Ramo
    Lawyer
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    Marta Sullivan
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Jan Wellmann
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    Donna Lomp
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