The answer to: "How can I launch an affordable app for my organization?

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Philadelphia, PA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2014
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website milkcrate.tech

Company Summary

Our platform enables nonprofits and mission driven organizations to function more like tech savvy social enterprises with their own custom community app to build, engage and monetize their audience of supporters and members.

Launch an app for 1/10 the cost and time - we make it affordable and fast to build your own community app to reach your organization's mission and earn sponsorship dollars along the way.


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    CEO and Founder

    Morgan Berman brings 10+ years of design and community engagement experience, as well as a background in ad sales and marketing for sustainable companies.

    Forbes 30 Under 30 Presenter, TEDx speaker, UN Foundation’s Top Women Entrepreneurs to Watch, World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Graduate Assistantship for Masters in Sustainable Design at Philadelphia University, Leadership Philadelphia “Keeper,” Philly Girls Do Good Fellow, Tribe12 Fellow.

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    Jeff Lenetsky
    VP of Sales

    As the Vice President of Sales at MilkCrate, Jeff's role is to drive customer acquisition and engagement through a dedicated team of sales representatives. He has two decades of b2b sales success and has been instrumental in our sales process.

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    Business Development

    Weston is the person every potential client meets with before they join - he guides them through the process and uses his strong affinity for teamwork to ensure the business development process works hand in hand with product delivery, client success and marketing.

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    Operations and Marketing

    The person who doesn't quit until the process is improved and the problem is solved, Miranda is the one streamlining our marketing and sales processes, including our website, payment processing, running our workshops, and drip email campaigns. She is operational glue, duct tape, and lasers.

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    Technical Lead

    Michael was our first in house engineer - since then he has grown to be a manager of other engineers and the guide for our product grooming process. We are lucky to have someone who is not just an engineer but also a thoughtful team member and tech-informed business thinker.

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    Client Success

    The woman making sure all the clients are happy all the time - not always an easy but she does it with grace and dedication. Our product road map is heavily informed by the insights she brings back to the whole team about what our clients need in addition to what we are already doing for them.

  • Sebastian is a senior engineer that has contributed a great deal to our product and tech team. We are thrilled to be working with him and have had a wonderful first experience managing a remote employee (he is living it up in Argentina).


Previous Investors

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    Ben Franklin Technology Partners
    Omar G. Mencin, DBA Director Investment Group Ben Franklin Technology Partners Building 100 Innovation Center 4801 S. Broad Street, Suite 200 The Navy Yard Philadelphia, PA 19112 (C): 650-387-1585 (T):215-972-6700 x3011 omar@sep.benfranklin.org
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    John Moore
    President of Investors' Circle Philadelphia
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    Angel Investor
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    Angel Investor