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Qwanz LLC

App and sites let users "answer back" to governments, corporations, or the media while aggregating valuable detailed demographic profiles.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2009
  • Employees 6
  • Website qwanz.com

Company Summary

An “actionable” mobile opinion app that lets users give and get answers “on the go”. Anyone can create polls on any topic, fun or serious, leverage their voice through their social networks and automatically send on results to the decision makers of their choice, including to 20,000 journalists worldwide. Interspersed among continuously delivered questions are data gathering polls enabling valuable demographics acquisition at virtually no cost.

Team

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    Pierre Sernet
    Partner, Chief Executive Officer
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    Founder and CEO, ArtNet.com, a public company and leading art pricing and image database today. Company was the first image database application of IBM’s and Intel’s DVI technology, showcased by them for two Comdex.
    Founder and CEO of Cidex.com, the first Internet based industrial directory. Sold in 1997 to public Corp. Banta .
    Founding Partner and COO Nodlet.com, an automated B2B commodity exchange merged with Nodlet SA in 2003.

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    Ed Lopez
    Partner, Vice President - Sales & Marketing
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    Was an award winning Sales & Marketing Executive at Google for 6 years. Managed nearly 100 people either directly or indirectly and received numerous performance awards including one for achieving in excess of $50 million in revenue during the first year of his team’s launch. Played roles in various Internet start-up companies, including serving as the Director of Sales and Service for Vault.com.

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    Gregory Zammit
    Partner, Vice President - Business Development
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    Former hedge fund trader and entrepreneur with extensive experience in start-ups, business development & strategy.

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    Jake Wallace
    Vice President - Creative Direction
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    Served as Associate Creative Director for AtmosphereBBDO where he worked on a diversified set of accounts including Armstrong, DePuy (A Johnson & Johnson Company) and Emirates Airline. Served as Creative Director for Vault.com, a career and industry-focused multimedia company.
    Consulted on projects for many clients, from Fortune 500 companies to independent, fast-growing start-ups.

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    Zsolt Torok
    Vice President - Technology
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    Brings over 10 years of experience in the IT and technology sectors.
    including managing partner at Enetix Software a firm specializing in the development of web-based Internet and intranet solutions with offices in New York and Romania.
    Was also CIO at MindSpark LLC, a software development company providing ERP solutions.
    Led the development of 60+ websites and web-based platforms for clients based in the US and Europe.

Advisors

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    Louis E. Black, Black & Associates
    Lawyer
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    Martin Dwyer, Baldyga & Dwyer
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Funded by partners to date
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    One Outside Investor, Singapore based
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    One US Investor
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