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mojio

We're reinventing driving around your smartphone, keeping you connected to your favorite people, places and things.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2012
  • Employees 8
  • Website moj.io

Company Summary

mojio is a cloud-connected device for your car that unlocks your real-time vehicle information. Our apps on your phone connect with that information to automate many of your everyday tasks -- from parking payments to turning off lights as you leave your home. mojio even makes controlling music, calls and navigation much easier while driving. As an open platform, mojio is an ecosystem of connected cars.

Team

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    Jay Giraud
    CEO

    Jay Giraud is a passionate entrepreneur who believes in making the world a better place through technology products for everyday people.

    Prior to founding mojio in 2012, Jay led a team that built the world's leading vehicle-to-grid management system for electric vehicles with customers including the US Army, Chrysler and Burlington Hydro. Today, Jay is building on his vision of bringing the Internet of Cars to market with mojio.

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    Narayan Sainaney
    CTO

    Narayan Sainaney is a technology entrepreneur and business strategist with over 15 years of expertise.
    Narayan's has worked on high profile products for Microsoft (Office 97, PhotoEditor) and Adobe (Acrobat 4.0, Illustrator 7.0) and Aldus (PageMaker 6.5). As an entrepreneur Narayan co-founded Mindquake Software, Digital Snaps, Vitrium System and
    Brainify.com. He's experienced in raising capital, building mgmt teams, developing products, and mor

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    Richard Woodruff
    VP Sales

    With a background in engineering and management, Richard has more than 20 years of success selling tech-based systems in a variety of sectors.
    During 14 years at Cisco, he built high performance sales teams that consistently over-achieved revenue targets, growing his operation’s annual sales by 240% to over $100M. He also established partnerships and optimized channel coverage to grow market share, directing a $140M business to exceed targets.

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    David Shore
    CFO

    Early stage technology executive with a background in investment banking and venture capital.

    Have worked on "both sides of the table" as an entrepreneur and as chair of a venture capital investment committee and also in the middle as an investment banker, usually representing the sell side. 23 years of M&A advisory and transaction experience.

    Always working on the exit valuation, regardless of the stage the company is presently in.

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    Darren Roberts
    VP Marketing

    Bringing 20+ years of international experience working with organizations addressing challenges including business strategy, brand awareness, evolution and protection, change management, marketing communications (digital and traditional) I excel at balancing data, stakeholder information and trend analysis with a keen business acumen to create strategies and plans that go beyond communications and help companies achieve specific goals.

Advisors

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    LaBarge & Weinstein
    Lawyer
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Previous Investors

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    Jim Fletcher
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    Brand Project
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    500 Startups
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