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Spogo

Spogo rewards sports fans for making correct predictions during live games.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Boston, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website playspogo.com

Company Summary

While 88% of viewers are on a second-screen while watching TV, only 22% of them are doing something related to the live broadcast. Spogo serves as a marketing platform properties affected by the viewer attention deficit problem we’re seeing today. Spogo users win points for making correct predictions during games. Users exchange points for REAL rewards (like food, beer, tickets and gear) from over 60 locations across Boston, Providence and NYC.

Team

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    David Shack
    Co-Founder, President

    David helped build and shape brands like Volvo, Panasonic and LEGO at Arnold Worldwide, a global ad agency headquartered in Boston. He also spent time in social media strategy and product marketing with the PGA TOUR and Octagon Worldwide.

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    Andrew Vassallo
    Co-Founder, CEO

    Andrew developed strategies for and financed companies in healthcare and technology at Cowen & Company, a mid-market investment bank. Beforehand, he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond, along with his co-founder David.

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    David Thyresson
    Co-Founder, CTO

    After co-founding Entessa, a provider of software solutions to Fortune 500 companies, David founded Stattleship, a stats-centric prediction game for sports fans on the web. He also developed two affiliated mobile apps, Fanboat and Ahoy.

Advisors

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    Hank Heyming, Troutman Sanders
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Dean Weinberg, Carl Weinberg & Co.
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Betaspring
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    Landscape Capital (as individuals)
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