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Slingkast is a mobile loyalty program that leverages behavioral data to improve how local businesses engage, reward, and retain customers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 2
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Slingkast is a mobile loyalty program for local businesses. Slingkast leverages behavioral data and proprietary algorithms to improve how businesses engage, reward, and retain their customers. After a 20-minute setup process, the cloud-based service runs automatically with minimal merchant involvement, monitoring activity both in-store and via social networks. Consumers can access, save, and redeem offers directly from their mobile phones.


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    Brian Hoskins

    -15 years experience in technology product management and business development
    -Director, Emerging Business Team, Microsoft
    -Launched three major product releases
    -System Center Mobile Device Manager
    -Exchange Server 2007
    -Blockbuster video-on-demand
    -MBA with High Distinction, Harvard Business School
    -BA in Economics and French, summa cum laude, Vanderbilt University

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    Bill Hoffman

    -15 years experience in software development and engineering
    -Initial development team for (acquired by Microsoft).
    -Founded Lepton Prime mobile/tablet educational startup
    -Principal Development Manager, Microsoft
    -Led Hotmail and SkyDrive storage teams
    -Managed team of 30 engineers
    -Scaled service to over 500M users WW
    -Expert in backend systems, strong experience in mobile development
    -BA in Computer Science, Cornell Univers


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    Stephen Venuto, Orrick