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Howndog, Inc.

Howndog is a hybrid how-to website/e-commerce platform that empowers viewers to do the things they've always wanted to do.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2012
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Company Summary

Howndog is a company in two parts. The first: A how-to website populated by expertly vetted user-submitted videos. The second: An online retail store through which viewers can purchase the products used in each video. Some sites offer information, others the tools to act on that information. Howndog provides both in a seamless, user-friendly platform that will change the way consumers engage the Internet.


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    Benjamin Zimmerman
    Founder and CEO

    Ben is a financial services professional with six years of industry experience. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 2007, he spent three years on Credit Suisse's Equity Capital Markets desk before transitioning to the firm's Leveraged Finance Strategy Group. Ben currently divides his time between Howndog, Inc. and middle-market investment firm KCAP Financial, where he serves as a credit analyst.


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    David Odrich (Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP)