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OTTER LLC

Text and Drive is the #1 killer of teens in the US. Our software solutions needs to be accessed by users in their connected cars or out of the smartphone box.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Website OTTERapp.com

Company Summary

OTTER LLC is a technology company that developed and marketed our flagship Text and Drive solution, the OTTER app, on multiple platforms since 2010. A 2013 study shows teen distracted driving deaths are surging. Text and Drive is now the #1 killer of teens in the US – more lethal than drunk driving. Drivers need a sustainable solution for how we use our smartphones and our new “Connected Car Systems” – today.

Team

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    Founder / CEO

    Father of two girls with a background in design systems and project management

    BS from California Polytechnic Pomona

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    Troy Niehaus
    Co-Owner

    Father of three with a background in high-tech sales, start-up ventures and patents

    BS from the US Air Force Academy and MS from University of Colorado at Denver

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    Jon Lam
    Co-Founder

    Father of two girls with a background in finance and product marketing

    BS from Boston University and MBA from the University of Southern California

Advisors

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    Alexandra Filutowski
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Phil Baber, Baber/Mason
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Nokia
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    Telefonica
    Unconfirmed