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Playdate Planet

Playdate Planet is a social networking site that offers busy parents the convenience of online playdate scheduling.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Playdate Planet is a web-based platform that allows parents to connect with the parents of their child's friends and schedule playdates online. Our mission is to foster play and socialization for kids by liberating busy moms and dads from the hassles inherent in planning playdates via telephone or e-mail. The site has attracted male and female visitors from around the world, but our primary demographic is moms of children under the age of 10.


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    Lisa Baslow

    Lisa graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University’s School of Management in 1988 and went on to receive her MBA from New York University in 2001. She has worked for a number of top New York banks, and is currently a Vice President - Business Analyst, CRM for Credit Suisse. When Lisa became frustrated with the hassles of playdate planning, she came up with the model for Playdate Planet.

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    Meryl Neiman

    Meryl graduated with a B.A. in English, magna cum laude, from Brown University in 1988. She then attended Duke University School of Law as a partial merit scholarship recipient where she was selected for the law review and graduated with honors in 1991. After clerking for a federal district judge, she spent approximately eight years as a litigator for K&L Gates in its Pittsburgh office. She is currently working full-time to grow Playdate Planet.

Previous Investors

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    Meryl Neiman & David Axelson
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    Lisa Baslow & Jim Willcox