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Self-service mobile marketing tools for local businesses, integrating mobile content, texting, advertising, coupons & loyalty cards.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Marketing / Advertising
  • Location Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2008
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

There are 300 million mobile phones in the U.S., and 23 million small businesses working to connect with those mobile customers. Ruxter provides small businesses and nonprofit organizations with simple to use, cost effective online tools to create, manage, and publish mobile content and marketing.

Mobile has revolutionized communications. Ruxter ensures that small businesses can acquire, reach and engage with their mobile customers effectivel


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    John Epperson
    Founder & President/CEO

    John is President of Ruxter and serves as CEO/CTO, guiding overall strategy. With 20+ years of experience in creating, managing and implementing technology solutions in several diverse roles around the globe, John applies those lessons learned to each new endeavor. Prior to founding Ruxter, John was VP/CTO of Henderson Engineers (based in Lenexa, KS) as the firm grew from $5m to $50m in revenue.

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    Mike Craig
    Co-founder & VP Marketing

    Mike is the co-founder of Ruxter and is responsible for marketing Ruxter, talking to Ruxter users about their experience and refining and developing new Ruxter features. Before co-founding Ruxter in 2009, Mike worked for 15 years in IT consulting on projects throughout the US, Europe, and the Middle East. Mike speaks regularly on mobile marketing topics and can be reached at or on Twitter @ruxtermobi.


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    Greg Kratofil, Polsinell Shughart
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    R A Morton, CPA PA

Previous Investors

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    Rick Lahm, EVP / CFO Henderson Engineers Inc.
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    Craig Lanham, VP Henderson Engineers Inc.