Social Net Watcher, LLC

Web based software that monitors school student's Facebook/Twitter sites for specific harmful phrases. Stops cyberbullying, suicide and violence. Reduces risk.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry IT Services
  • Location Plainfield, IN, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Answering the need to protect school students from cyberbullying, Social Net Watcher monitors student activity on social media. A cloud based software application, it scans for research based phrases. The patented triple pass system sends cyberbullying, suicide and violence phrases to administrators in a real time alert. SNW has saved the life of one student. Students experience normal social media activity while their privacy is protected.


  • President / CEO

    Bruce is the subject matter expert for Social Net Watcher and he founded the company on the principal that students are the best source of intelligence at any school. As a former Indiana State Police officer, Bruce is a Certified Protection Professional and brings years of experience to the security technology field. A recognized expert in school security, Bruce has built other successful start-ups in the security field.

  • Vice President

    Susan has over 30 years experience in the K-12 market as the owner of Simply Fundraising, Inc. SFI is a company that provides fundraising ideas and products to not-for-profit groups, especially K-12. Susan is very familiar with the K-12 purchasing process and has a strong understanding of how to facilitate procurement within the K-12 environment.

  • Craig Martindale
    Vice President

    Craig has played an instrumental is other successful start-up companies. His strong suit falls in marketing and branding. Craig is very familiar with Internet optimization, video production and overall marketing techniques. He has an uncanny ability to develop program that attract potential customers to take a deeper look at Social Net Watcher. Craig is a great public speaker and can convey his passion about SNW well.

  • Douglas Rammel

    Doug is well versed in technology and start-up businesses. He has been with SNW for nearly two years and has moved SNW forward "leaps and bounds." Educated in technology and informatics, he has been associated with several successful start-ups. He has great knowledge of the entrepreneurial landscape and knows how to navigate around the technology field. He is well respected by his peers and this translates into immediate credibility for SNW.

  • Don Stinson
    K-12 Liason

    Don retired as superintendent of a large metropolitan school corporation in Indianapolis, IN after over 30 years in the education field. Well respected as an administrator, Don has earned several awards for his ability to lead school districts. He has proven instrumental in opening doors with educators around the country and has helped shape SNW's direction. Don helps SNW not fall into some the pitfalls of the K-12 world.

  • Technology Manager

    Chris is a leader, and knows how to accomplish goals through people. He has a proven history of moving start-up businesses to success. He has worked in the corporate world (ExactTarget among others) and in the entrepreneurial world. He has a passion for SNW and will lead the programming team to the next level of success.


  • Doug Rammel

Previous Investors

  • Marc Konesco
    Investor / Board Member
    Dave Richmond
    Investor / Board Member
    Investor / Board Member
  • Vincent Freeman
    Investor / Board Member
    Mark LaFay
    Investor / Board Member

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