Seeds

Equipping all games ever for mobile microlending

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New York City, NY, USA
Gaming

Company Overview

Seeds equips digital games for microlending, harnessing the 3 billion hours spent playing games PER WEEK to better the world and make huge profits in microloans. We give gaming partners
1) an additional revenue stream
2) a way to get excess virtual currency off their books - for a profit
3) a marketing op to show users they care about social good, leading to greater user acquisition
4) a means to engage current users for longer

Management Team

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    Alice Mumbi

    CLO
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    Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Alice has worked in the microfinance industry for years, including for Musoni, the only 100% mobile microlending organization in the world.
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    Rachel Cook

    CEO
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    A former Futures/Equities Trader, Rachel left a successful career in finance to launch The Microlending Film Project, a documentary exploring the impact of microloans on women, which was shot on 4 continents with an award-winning team and was the Feature Presentation at the 2012 Chicago Film Festival. After seeing the advanced mobile money transfer infrastructure in Kenya, she bootstrapped Seeds.
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    Amanda Wixted

    Chief Engineer/Advisor
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    Former Tech Lead of Zynga's iOS Team, responsible for bringing Farmville and Mafia Wars to the iPhone.
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    Brad Wiggins

    Game Designer
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    Multi-award winning game designer. Recipient of the 2005 IGN Award for Game of the Year, and the 2007 World of Wireless Mobile Game of the Year, both Editor's Choice and Player's Choice.

Company Info

Prototype Ready
3 Employees
Founded: January 2011

Advisors

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    Amit Khanna

    Lawyer
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    Slater Raub

    Accountant
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