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LivePlate

With LivePlate users join in live "cookalong" sessions with group video chat. LivePlate is the platform for online cooking in real time.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Miami, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2010
  • Employees 7
  • Website liveplate.com

Company Summary

LivePlate is a social network for cooking that lets users cook along with friends, family and professional chefs. Our interactive "cookalongs" feature group video chat which allows the users to create, learn and share the cooking experience in real time. However, unlike regular group video chat the "Host" is always on the main screen while the other users can participate in video/text chat amongst each other for the ultimate culinary experience.

Team

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    Richard Alexander Velasquez
    Co-Founder

    Richard has been an entrepreneur his whole life. He began his first business in high school and has been working for himself ever since. Before starting LivePlate, Richard was a student at the University of Florida studying advertising and entrepreneurship.

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    Andrea Lee Fuentes
    Co-Founder

    Andrea Fuentes has an extensive background. To sum up, she has experienced taking a company from launch to IPO. Also, she was in the CIA, has an MBA, rides a motorcycle and has owned her own business.

    She can do it all!

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    Christopher Harrison
    Chief Technology Officer

    Senior level Information Technology Executive and Entrepreneur with over 20 years of proven experience developing and executing effective strategies in designing, implementing, and managing technology initiatives aligned with companies overall business objectives. Established “big-picture” leader in creating and developing world-class teams for multi-billion dollar organizations.

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    Alvaro Barrios
    Head of Portal Development

    Systems Engineer with wide experience in critical mission software development.
    Software development experience, self management skills and responsibility.
    Engineering Management Systems Specialist

    Specifications (languages)
    Visual C# .Net
    PHP
    JSP
    Ruby on Rails
    C / C++
    Jquery / Mootools
    Node.js
    HTML5 /CSS3
    Cloud Computing Amazon

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    Felipe Gomez Restrepo
    Head of Video Chat Development

    Talented developer in charge of all things video chat.

    Programmer in Java SE, Java EE, iNET, HTML, Java Script, PHP, Adobe Flash, Adobe Flex, MIT AppInventor.
    Also great with Oracle, MySQL, SQL Serve, MongoDB.

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    Sabrina Cianfoni
    Creative Director

    Sabrina Cianfoni is a creative professional in charge of the overall creative direction at LivePlate.com. She has experience in front end web design.

    She started in College when she wanted to be part of a fashion magazine in college and they needed a designer.
    She fell in love and has been doing web design ever since.

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    Giancarlo Molina
    iOS Developer

    Giancarlo has been in love with technology since he was a small boy. His curiosity for how things work has driven his passion for computer science and any related field of study. Giancarlo is currently finishing his Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, with a focus on Software Design and Development at FIU.

Advisors

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    Craig Kirsch
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    N/A
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Christopher Harrison - $200k
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    Miami Innovation Fund- $20K
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    Founders + Friends and Family - $80K
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