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iHear Network

iHear Network has developed a new way to access your news and social networks with your smartphone by reading your content to you out loud.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Our iHear Network app keeps you connected to your social news streams through our enhanced text-to-speech processing software, reading your social feeds out loud. Ours is a company and product built around accessibility; we've designed and built iHear Network for the multi-taskers looking for a better way to engage with the world around them while staying informed and connected.


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    Paul Simons

    Paul has over ten years of experience in research and information management. He applies a design thinking approach to create meaningful products and innovative business strategies. He serves on the StartupAmerica Washington steering committee. Paul holds a Master's degree in Information Management from the University of Washington. In his free time, he enjoys photography, spending time with his son, and following the Chicago White Sox.

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    Geoff Simons

    Career software entrepreneur experienced in solving difficult problems. Geoff has helped lead two startups to acquisition and is an inventor of four patents.

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    Matthew Markus

    Prior to his work at iHear Network, Matthew designed and electronic wallet product known as, which was acquired by InfoSpace.


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