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HUDDLERS is a social network for the everyday athlete.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded August 2011
  • Website

Company Summary

We're transforming the word of mouth phenomenon of recreational athletics into an online platform; allowing users to discover where to play sports; manage and schedule who they play with; and find out what products and equipment are right for them. The focus of the company is on the perfection of the user experience of the athletic event: the scheduling, management, interaction, media sharing, and ultimately discovery.


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    Adam Epstein
    Founder and President

    A corporate lawyer, and professional recreational athlete. Adam has played pickup basketball in 15 different countries worldwide, and recently won the silver medal at the Pan American Maccabi Games in Sao Paulo, Brasil for the Canadian Men's Basketball team. He has provided the vision behind HUDDLERS, harnessing his passion for creativity, risk, innovation, and strategy. Prior to HUDDLERS, Adam articled at Torkin Manes LLP.

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    Jesse Pocisk
    Lead Designer

    Jesse is a talented UI designer and creative lead. He has shaped the branding and corporate identity throughout all of our materials and products. He believes in building beautiful interfaces that make users smile.

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    Ata Namvari

    Ata is technical lead and co-founder of HUDDLERS. Ata is a diligent software engineer that likes to bring applications from scratch to scale. Most recently he worked a iStopover (acquired by 9flats) as one of the lead developers of their web application. Ata previously attended University of Waterloo B.S.C. (2008). He loves playing soccer and tennis.

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    Evan Brodie
    Software Engineer

    Evan will be working on the HUDDLERS web and mobile applications as he finishes his last year at in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. He has previously worked for RIM and Electronic Arts. In his free time, Evan has been developing Android applications. Evan loves playing basketball, and is a monster in the post.

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    George Yacoub
    Software Engineer

    George will be one of the technical leads for HUDDLERS, working on both the web and mobile applications. George has been developing web and mobile applications for over seven years. Most recently, he founded Student Connect, a mobile application connecting university students attending the same classes. Prior, George was a developer at Soft Gravity Inc., where he built applications for SMB's and brands. He's a soccer nut.

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    Cameron Dearsley
    UI Designer

    Cameron is the lead designer of our forthcoming mobile application. He is a 17 year old prodigy designer from Gravenhurst, Ontario. He has worked for a variety of startups including Tunezy, Kira,, and more recently MVP Tracker and HUDDLERS. His unparalleled passion for detail “down to the pixel” and ability to create seamless UIs and experiences have given him tremendous opportunities to create and solve problems for clients around t


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    Richard Epstein
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    Michael Epstein

Previous Investors

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    Michael Kimel (MJK Capital)