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LastClick

Online charity auction platform with once-in-a-lifetime experiences monetizing celebrity/brand reach.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2010
  • Employees 9
  • Website lastclick.com

Company Summary

LastClick is an online charity auction that helps nonprofits maximize the value of their auction prizes and reach, while giving auction players unprecedented access to the most sought after celebrity-prizes. As partners, non-profits receive an added revenue stream. Players purchase bids online for the opportunity to bid on unique prizes. The auction is a new approach to brand advertising and monetizing social media with high engagement value.

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    Yao Huang
    CEO

    Yao Huang brings 10 years of tech advisory and development background. She is an entrepreneurial executive who works with businesses and start-ups focusing on technology, helping them to grow. She founded The Hatchery, a venture collaboration organization with international reach bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and investors through resources, advisory, and funding. Forbes named her as one of 11 women at the center of NY's digital scene.

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    Brian Chirigos
    VP Experiences

    Brian has 10 years in the entertainment industry and behind the Starwood and Delta auction experiences. At Blue Giraffe Sports he worked as a Marketing Agent for 3 years and was VP of Marketing where he oversaw the branding of athlete representation and entertainment marketing for the Corporate Consulting Division. At Wilhelmina, he executed endorsement deals and personal appearances for celebrities.

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    Jeff Neu
    Chief Legal Officer

    Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Neu has been involved in a wide range of leading companies and organizations from co-founding a development firm in Sydney, Australia focusing on mobile technology and wireless content delivery. Founding charities and representing corporate transactions over $500M.

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    Joseph Kilrain
    Creative Director

    Joey Kilrain is a creative operative who's created designs and technology platforms for startups and Fortune 500's alike for more than 15 years. His roots stem from the top advertising agencies in NY to have founded 2Think and Gigapixel Creative interactive firms. Joey is also a creative resource for the New York tech community teaching interactive design and development at various universities and incubator programs.

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    Paul Robert
    VP Traffic

    Paul Roberts brings 10 years of relationships in affiliate marketing. He is veteran in the online marketing field and has worked with clients such as Proctor & Gamble, Netflix and Proactiv to manage and execute their online media plan. As a results-driven leader in the online marketing industry, Paul has vast experience in developing strategic plans and executing campaigns for Advertisers and Direct Marketers with a focus on ROI, Brand Protection

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    Jamie Fritz
    Sports Experience

    Jamie Fritz brings 13 years of sports marketing experience. Vice President of National Sales and Distribution at CWC Sports Publishing and Promotions he sold advertising, managed celebrity endorsements, appearances and speaking engagements. Over the years Jamie found himself not only selling advertising and procuring athletes for endorsement opportunities, but developing unique promotions to enhance the advertising and branding.

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    Ariel Hyatt
    Director Social Media

    Ariel Hyatt is a thought leader in the digital PR world: the founder of a successful PR firm; international speaker & educator and the author of two books on social media and marketing for artists. She has represented over 1,700 clients in 17 years.

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    Sona Banker
    CFO

    Sona Banker has 15 years of experience in investment banking, private equity and venture capital and developing successful financial models. Sona spent 8 years at Goldman Sachs Equities Division and Private Equity Group, where she was an investment manager for a $435 million fund. She subsequently ran the venture capital fund for the Hospital for Special Surgery in NY. Sona was also an Equity Analyst for Argonaut Capital and Morgan Stanley.

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    Mitch Tarr
    Email Conversion

    Mitch Tarr has over 20 years experience in online sales, marketing and direct response. Specializing in Email Marketing since 2005, Mitch manages lists of 1M+ and work on over 1,000 campaigns a year in more than 100 different industries. Mitch developed the award-winning Email Marketing Success course for Social Media Marketing University in 2011. His focus here is in email conversion, user engagement, and segmentation targeting.

Advisors

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    Jeff Neu
    Lawyer
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    Oren Adler
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Yao Huang
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    Jeff Neu
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    Joey Kilrain
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