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KEEN is a mobile app for sharing offline activities you'd like to do and spontaneously finding other who'd like to join you in real time.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Auckland, New Zealand
  • Currency NZD
  • Founded November 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

KEEN is a smartphone app that helps users discover and participate in real "offline" activities that they would like to do. The product works like Twitter, but instead of sharing "what's on your mind?", KEEN. asks users share "what are you keen to do?" in a time frame between 10 minutes and a few hour. KEEN is currently in private beta at the University of Otago in New Zealand.


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    Peter Chen

    Peter is an ex-Googler in Auckland who has previously worked in a number of programming and project management roles.

    While studying at The University of Auckland Peter was winner of two national programming competitions, and sold (for a tiny sum) his first web startup during in his second year.

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    Nelson Shaw

    Nelson is a software developer from Wellington who is currently a contractor at National Australian Bank and moonlights with KEEN.

    Nelson has previously co-founded 2 startups (Resultshark and uBook) in New Zealand, and was once a top 15 ranked Red Alert 2 player in the world.