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Kin Valley Inc.

Kin Valley supports family focused organizations by providing a safe software platform for meaningful, multi-generational interactions.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Austin, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

For organizations (i.e. Girl Scouts) & companies (i.e. USAA), Kin Valley is a software platform designed for the mission & goals associated with supporting families and children. Now organizations, families (including kids under 13) & their support systems (i.e. teachers, scout leaders, mentors, family friends) can exist in the same online environment and organizations can use technology to improve their ability to accomplish their goals.


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    Jim Donnelly
    CEO / Co-founder

    Jim started and successfully exited over a half dozen start-ups, including travel community IgoUgo won a Webby Award as the top travel site in the U.S. in 2004 and was acquired by Travelocity.

    Other experience:
    - Pursuit Group CEO: Founded and managed 6 start-ups.
    - Citibank, VP of Marketing
    - Coca-Cola, Global Brand Manager (New Brands)
    - Kraft Foods, Brand Manager (Jell-O / Cool-Whip)
    - U.S. Army officer
    - Univ. of Texas

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    Chris Cole
    CTO / Co-founder

    30 years of experience in the tech industry.
    Pioneer in online multi-user technologies & virtual worlds.
    - Headed development of Worlds, Inc., the first commercially available multi-user 3D environment, & ActiveWorlds, one of the largest online paid subscriber communities.
    - Chief Architect at Disney Online.
    - Co-founded Peregrine Systems. Acquired by HP.
    - Founded the Inference Corp. Acquired by eGain.
    - Harvard (Physics) & Cal Tech.


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    Brian Gordon & Jeff Leavitt (DLA Piper)

Previous Investors

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    Friends & Family Round: 22 angel investors with investments from $10k-$137k
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    Raised $775k to date