Silvernest is a unique room matching service that pairs aging homeowners with roommates and provides tools for successful long-term homesharing.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Denver, CO, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2015
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Silvernest is a highly scalable solution designed to successfully pair aging homeowners (50+) with compatible roommates. Housemates are first matched using a unique algorithm which pairs individuals based on preferences and behavior. Silvernest's platform also offers a comprehensive set of tools which allows users to seamlessly employ full background checks, check references, create customized leases, and easily manage automatic rent payments.


  • CEO and CoFounder

    Wendi has more than 25 years of technology experience working with venture start-ups, emerging technology offerings, rapid-growth tech firms and Fortune 500 corporations. She is a seasoned entrepreneur responsible for consistently generating bottom-line returns and
    month-over-month revenue growth. Wendi holds a degree in International Trade & Finance from LSU, and has completed an executive education program at Kellogg Graduate School of Mgmt.

  • Chief Financial Officer

    Kelly has more than 20 years of finance and accounting experience spanning from venture start-ups to large public companies. As the recent VP of Accounting for Datalogix, she managed the successful acquisition of the company by Oracle. Prior to Datalogix, she served as the VP Finance and Corporate Controller for RE/MAX, managing all private equity and debt transactions, acquisitions, financial planning, and an initial public offering.

  • VP of Product and Business Development

    Chase joined Silvernest following a successful career path in the Healthcare industry. Having held previous management positions within Fortune 100 companies and venture backed start-ups, Chase brings a wealth of experience in product enhancement, consumer engagement, sales and marketing to the team. His last venture, in which he was a co-owner, was successfully acquired by Johnson & Johnson in February of 2015.

  • VP, Marketing

    Margaret-Ann Burness led marketing initiatives covering wide variety of consumer packaged goods, retail and service brands over the last 20ish years. including Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Horizon Organic, Barbie, Disney Entertainment, Nickelodeon brands, Home Instead Senior Care, and ProCure Proton Therapy Centers. Margaret-Ann holds a BS in Economics from Colgate University and a MFA in Motion Picture Production from the University of Miami.

  • Mike has more than 20 years of operations, sales, marketing, corporate development, and partner relations experience in start-ups, venture capital-backed, private equity-backed, and public companies. He most recently founded his third company, Qtera, serving Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He holds an MBA from Wharton and a BBA from the University of Wisconsin.


  • Shawn Conahan
    Kate Purmal

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