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SameGrain is a privacy-first social discovery platform for finding people just like you.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

SameGrain is a social discovery platform that helps people privately locate, connect with, and grow new friendships with other people that share similar backgrounds, interests, health issues, beliefs, habits, concerns, life experiences, and more; whether they are around the corner or around the world.


  • Prior to SameGrain, Eric served as SVP of Products & Marketing for Millennial Media (IPO) where he led the launch and growth of the largest mobile ad network in the US. Previously, he helped launch (acquired by AOL) where he first served as the technology chief and later moved to the UK to launch International.

  • Anne is an Internet pioneer with over 25 years of online and social media expertise. Her history of startup success includes marketing and product roles at Viewtron, Quantum Computer (renamed AOL) and Apple. She marketed the first consumer online service and the first interactive online game. Since then she has been tapped by both startups and established firms to develop strategy, launch products, and penetrate new markets.

  • Ron is a senior executive with more than 40 years of experience with an emphasis on finance, marketing and operations management. He has co-founded and been the CFO of three companies and was a partner with Ernst & Young and MMS Advisors. Ron currently serves on the boards of six companies and is an EIR at the ETC in Baltimore.

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    Data Scientist

    Jonathan is an esteemed astrophysicist with expertise in big data processing, management, and analysis. Previously a research scientist with the Center for Astrophysical Studies at Johns Hopkins University, he has published more than 20 papers in astronomical journals and has presented at numerous conferences. He maintains visiting scientist privileges at JHU and is also an adjunct professor at Towson University.


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    Red Bridge Associates
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    Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP

Previous Investors

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    Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)