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People are constantly self-evaluating with little feedback from others as to their progress. Pegmi brings an app which makes this possible.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

In life we often try so hard to be the best person we can be without any acknowledgement from others as to whether they realize our efforts or understand who we are. Pegmi launched an app which allows people them to anonymously peg each other with character traits and defining interests. Pegs collect in a user’s Pegmi profile and create a personality portrait. The app is focused on self discovery and bringing happiness to others.


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    Shane Richards

    Graphic and web design:

    Advanced Diploma in Interactive Multimedia (QANTM College); 9 years in graphics/design and animation (UI Design, advertising, video, multimedia and web).

    Advanced Diploma in Character Animation (Animation Mentor) and 7 years 3D animation. Experience working in feature film and television, including Happy Feet Two and The Adventures of Figaro Pho children's tv series.

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    Tristan Lopes

    App development:

    5 years iPhone and iPad app development. iOS lead developer and tech lead on highly rated, high exposure apps. Previously involved in other app and web startups.


    B. Computer Science from University of Wollongong. 9 years web, 5 years iOS.

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    8 years working as an investment analyst including 4.5 years with Schroders investment management (top tier investment house), and 1 year with ABN Amro Asset Management. Responsible for a range of industries and large and small company coverage.


    B. Com (Hs) Sydney University. 8 yrs in the finance industry.