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Tempesta Media, LLC

Content and micro-influencer marketing at scale

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Marketing / Advertising
  • Location Chicago, IL, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website TempestaMedia.com

Company Summary

Tempesta Media is a content creation and micro-influencer marketing technology platform for enterprises. Over the past 18 months, the company pivoted and developed several new technologies, which stand to revolutionize the industry. Tempesta Media sells its SaaS solution on a subscription basis, competes in the marketing technology industry, has previously raised $555K and is post-revenue. It is raising a $500K round of equity seed capital.

Team

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    Founder & CEO

    Mr. Marchese is Founder and CEO of Tempesta Media. He is responsible for corporate strategy, executive team leadership, and overall business operations across. Mr. Marchese’s experience spans nearly 20 years, having held various strategic and operating positions at companies including Leapfrog Online (now Dentsu), WebSideStory (now Adobe) and the Online Career Center (now Monster).

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    Ed Tyler
    Board Member

    An experienced executive, who has served on Tempesta Media’s Advisory board since August 2011, Ed Tyler brings a long track record in leadership and entrepreneurial positions to his role. Mr. Tyler is also an investor in the company. Mr. Tyler is CEO of Ideapoint Ventures, an early stage venture fund that focuses on nanotechnologies. Prior to joining Ideapoint, Mr. Tyler served as President and CEO of Moore Corporation Limited.

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    Tim Moegan
    Board Advisor

    An executive with over 15 years experience in the Big 4, business and financial consulting sector. Tim has also held positions within global and boutique consulting firms, including PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Resources Global Professionals. He also led the financial efforts of the successful initial public offering of WebsideStory, Inc. (now Adobe) and provided strategic financial and operational guidance from the company's late start-up phase.

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    Dan Garms
    Board Advisor

    Dan Garms is Managing Director, Business Development of Wabash Capital Group, and performs similar services for its affiliated independent entities relating to health care, energy, digital and patent opportunities. As Managing Director of The Garms Group, Dan has over 30 years of high-level executive search experience, primarily for growth-stage and emerging technology companies.

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    Jason Wadler
    Board Advisor

    Jason Wadler, Executive Vice President/Chief Strategy Office for Leapfrog Online, joined the company in 2000, working with the co-founders to build the company from a start-up into one of the largest digital marketing companies in the country. Wadler has more than 20 years of strategy and marketing expertise, having held senior-level roles at Townsend Agency, MediaOne, Ameritech and Discover Financial Services in addition to his role at Leapfrog.

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    Board Advisor

    Gary Kreissman is an experienced marketing strategist and entrepreneur, with a substantial track record in financial services, premium products, consumer promotion and media/Internet. Focused on rapid revenue generation, Gary co-founded, managed and sold a multi-million online lead generation business, Precision Prospects Inc., the leading source for highly qualified investor leads.

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    Board Advisor

    Highly accomplished energetic and results driven senior finance/operational leader with broad-based experience in early stage and rapidly growing environments. Specialties include strategy, process improvements, corporate finance and risk management. Diverse industry knowledge including significant experience with venture backed and private equity owned enterprises.

Previous Investors

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    Ed Tyler
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    Jason Wadler
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    Anthony Marchese
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    Mario Christopher
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    Tim Moegen
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