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Scratch Brands

Innovative bolt-on for online marketing that boosts campaign ROI increasing customer engagement and collecting highly convertible prospects

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Ventura, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2010
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

Companies use Scratch Brands as an ingredient into their promotional strategy to generate a superior marketing return through increasing brand engagement while receiving highly convertible prospects captured by our engine. Scratch Brands uses a patent-pending form of gamification that mines social networks and improves opens, click-throughs, and shares for media enriching databases and creating a growing list of highly-qualified opt-ins.


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    James Kelley, JD, MBA
    Chief Counsel

    James is a proven leader with a demonstrated track record as an entrepreneur and corporate executive. His broad-based expertise spans operational and business development, international business, M&A, capital procurement, finance, intellectual property, and corporate law.

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    Jeff Durski
    EVP Marketing

    Bottom line oriented marketer with a passion for the discipline and experience with major national and international brands. Client and agency background provides the benefit of both perspectives in creating a compelling and profitable vision for the organization.
    Specialties: Branding, Communication, Market segmentation, Product development, Online/offline integration, Marketing resource management

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    Carl Lewis
    Solutions Architect

    Carl is a serial entrepreneur who sold his first company to AT&T at 21 and has launched and exited several successful high-tech companies. He has also held senior technical roles with Virgin, Disney, and Universal. His role at ScratchBrands benefits from his extensive experience assisting large enterprises with the integration of emerging technologies and the re-engineering of complex systems.

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    (pending NDA) JD, MBA, CPA
    CFO Pro-Tem

    Don is a senior financial executive with 20+ year successful track record working in rapidly growing small to mid-size firms as well as emerging business units within larger organizations, all within a wide range of professional services organizations. Don has worked with private equity groups and investment banks on both the buy and sell side of M&A transactions, and brings demonstrated leadership in strategic planning, effective teambuilding an

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    Chris Blanton
    Chief Delegator and Visionary

    Chris has a successful 25 year history in senior leadership roles building and honing sales and marketing organizations into world class teams for start-ups, and for entrepreneurial divisions for large companies such as Sprint. He is passionate about improving ROI through developing synergy and creating efficient systems utilizing innovative technology. His strengths lie in his ability to articulate the Scratch Brands vision, leadership, and cr

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    Ralph Chabot
    Patent Attorney


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    Donald Sapienza, JD, MBA
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    Robert Elvine

Previous Investors

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    MAB Trust
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    Chris Blanton