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Snaps! (fka GoldRun)

Snaps! is Instagram for Brands.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

Snaps! is a photo driven mobile platform that connects brands and consumers and drives loyalty and engagement. Snaps! has been called Instagram for brands. With partners like Warner Bros, Sony, and Nike, Snaps! allows users to get closer to the brands, sports teams, celebrities and characters they love. By turning users' smartphone into a virtual Photo Booth, Snaps! has solved the problems brands face in tracking mobile ROI.


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    Vivian Rosenthal
    Founder and CEO

    With over 10 years of experience working with brands, agencies and retailers, Vivian Rosenthal is a go-to person in Mobile Marketing. Rosenthal was chosen as one of 5 winners for L’Oreal’s 2012 Women in Tech Awards. Rosenthal has spoken at multiple conferences on the intersection of advertising for mobile / social platforms (TEDx, AdTech) and was named one of Creativity Magazine’s top 50 global creatives, amongst other honors.

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    Dmitry Rakovitsky
    Chief Technology Officer

    Experienced operating executive with over 15 years of successful product strategy, technology and business leadership experience at Reuters and CarryQuote and with clients such as the NYSE and CNBC. Experience building global cross functional teams, negotiating company contracts, and overseeing large-scale budgets. Thorough understanding of the business combined with practical and theoretical knowledge in advanced technologies.

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    Amy Kadomatsu
    Chief Operating Officer

    Amy is an entrepreneur with expertise in business development, product strategy and product development. Built from a startup to its successful $300M sale to S&P Capital IQ, Amy is has excelled at both small and large companies. She was most recently Managing Director and Head of Americas at S&P Capital IQ, overseeing web and mobile products. Was previously at, a Kleiner Perkins and idealab! startup.

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    Jonathan Carson

    Jonathan is an experienced digital executive and entrepreneur. He has founded three companies, including BuzzMetrics, the first and foremost player in the social media intelligence space. After selling BuzzMetrics to Nielsen in 2007, Jonathan enjoyed six years with the company in a variety of operating roles, ultimately as CEO of Nielsen's global digital business.


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    David Haber, Lowenstein Sandler PC
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    Scott Bercu, Bercu & Co.

Previous Investors

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    Ed Mathias, Managing Director, Carlyle Group
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    Steve Kantor, Executive Managing Director & Co-Founder, Cantor Commercial Real Estate
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    Jeremy Zimmer, Founding Partner of United Talent Agency (UTA)