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Making social media easier & more profitable for local business by utilising their customers' social networks. A patentable solution.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Pilates Dublin . ie, Dublin, Ireland
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 4
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Company Summary

Small/local retailers struggle to create a community of followers/likes on social media. Phlok removes this need by providing an incentive based customer engagement platform for retailers. Customers earn points for broadcasting activities (checkin, follow or purchase) to friends. Points are earned with a retailer on Phlok can be spent at any store on Phlok. Proximity alerts & private targeted messaging to followers aids in future/repeat sales.


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    Paul Graham

    Founded Clarity Telecom in Y2K to £4m T/O (3,000+ business customers)
    Founded a JV with Barclay Communications (mobile distributor) called Barclay Telecom 2008 T/O £150k per month Sales execs in NI, RoI and GB

    Clarity peaked at 60 employees and launched VoIP services by building their own exchanges, Belfast, Dublin, London

    Background in Telecom sales:
    Highest performing sales professional in NTL & Nevada Telecom before Clarity launch

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    Kelvin McKay
    Head Engineer

    Re-wrote Gumtree database & website when EBay acquired it
    Key role in 3 man team developing the online betting site
    Expert in Javascript, PHP, Mongo DB, MySQL, .NET, XML and others

    Built Phlok API, Phlok Business website, Phlok consumer social platform and internal admin portal

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    Donal Brennan
    Head of Finance

    Expert with high volume micro billing, Operations mgt and Credit Control
    Multi currency and multi P&L management experience with Clarity Telecom
    Commercially astute qualified accountant

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    Stephen Thompson
    iOS & Android Development

    Senior developer in British Telecom new projects team
    Expert in Objective C, Javascript, Java, HTML, CSS


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    Scott Kennedy, Cleaver Fulton Rankin, Belfast
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    John MacMahon & Co Accountants, Newry