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Slim

Social media for busy people. Slim discovers the important updates from your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Larkspur, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website slim.io

Company Summary

Slim discovers the important updates from your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn so you can save time and never miss out again. Slim Alerts is a powerful method of filtering your social networks by specific keywords. For example, real estate agents can receive updates about their friends talking about moving; TechCrunch calls Slim a “good way to stay on top of what’s happening, even when you haven’t had time to check yourself”.

Team

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    Yair Levin
    CEO, Founder

    Yair is Slim’s co-founder and its fearless leader. He is a driven entrepreneur with vast experience in the capital markets. Yair managed the marketing department for one of the largest investment banks in Israel, and was the CEO of a successful hedge fund. Yair holds a BA in International Business Administration from IDC and served in the IDF as a platoon sargent in the tank corps.

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    Zeev Vax
    CTO

    Zeev is Slim’s co-founder and the technological brains behind the operation. He has 15 years of high level technological experience as a lead engineer and program manager at Microsoft, 3com, big band, and various other startups. Zeev holds a BS in computer engineering from the Technion (Israeli institute of technology) and served in the IDF naval commando unit.

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    Gabe Turner
    CMO

    Gabe makes Slim’s story come to life. He keeps an ear to our users and informs our product development. He previously worked as a management consultant with Deloitte, and helped build a grass-fed beef business. Gabe holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA and BS from UC Berkeley.

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    Hamza Essaoui
    Senior Software Developer

    As one of Slim's core developers, Hamza is tasked with creating a great platform and ensuring the backbone of Slim functions stellarly. He has a rigorous computer science background (creating automation and statistical tools at GE) and experience working for other startups, including co-founding a web development company. When Hamza is not busy coding, he travels around his new home state of California.

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    Yassine Haddioui
    Senior Software Developer

    Yassine designs and creates the Slim user experience, ensuring the app runs smoothly and looks beautiful. He has over 10 years of experience in web and software developer, and already launched several projects of his own before joining Slim. In his native Morocco, he worked for Procter & Gamble and had his own Web Development company. Yassine is a world traveler who loves music, sports and technology.

Advisors

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    Roger Royse
    Lawyer
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Previous Investors

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    Javier Markowicz
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    Ariel Opoczynski
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