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makeena, inc.

makeena aggregates natural product content for shoppers via web/mobile platforms, providing brands with data analytics and highly engaged shoppers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Boulder, CO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website makeena.com

Company Summary

makeena provides shoppers with discounts and useful information, and brands with a direct connection to shoppers and data regarding buying behavior and inventory.

makeena launched to shoppers on the iPhone App Store in May 2015 with over 50 brands and 300 plus product offers. Currently recruiting shoppers, makeena is focused on the natural products industry, has entered into a number of strategic relationships, and is patent pending.

Team

  • Karen 20frame 202
    CEO & Co-Founder

    20+ years as an entrepreneur/founder/executive in tech, wellness, and data spaces; B.S. Accounting & Business, Indiana University; J.D., University of Illinois & attended University College, Oxford University, England; Entrepreneurship Faculty at Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado.

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    Sharaf Atakhanov
    CTO & Co-Founder
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    15+ years in digital marketing and ecommerce, developing 100s of sites & specializing in SEO, SEM, Social Media Marketing & E-commerce for brands; Certified Usability Analyst by Human Factors International; XHTML, CSS, XML, PHP, ASP, JavaScript, MySQL; Wordpress, Drupal, Magento, Moodle; Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Flash, Captivate, Premier Elements, TechSmith Morae, Camtasia Studio, Microsoft Office.

Advisors

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    Advisor -- Strategic Relationships, Executive Director of Nutrition Capital Network
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    Kurt Luttecke
    Advisor -- Former President of UNFI West
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    John Shields
    Advisor -- Former Chair of Wild Oats Markets
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    Bill Capsalis
    Advisor -- President of Naturally Boulder
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    Advisor -- Channels and Mobile Technology, Founder of 3PMobile
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    Mike Platt
    Cooley LLP -- outside counsel
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    Accountant, CPA

Previous Investors

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    Self-funded
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    Colorado Enterprise Fund, Inc.
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    Small Business Administration
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    Telluride Venture Accelerator
    Member of Global Accelerator Network
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    Sharaf Atakhanov
    CTO & Co-Founder
    Unconfirmed