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The Everest System, Inc

Marketing seed money for startup company developing organizational routine software for communities of people with coordinated tasks.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Software
  • Location Sandy, UT, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

The Everest System is a software company dedicated to improving organizational performance through its software called “Rutz.” Rutz manages organizational routines for individuals in communities that have coordinated tasks (small businesses, departments, clubs, teams, families, non-profits, associations, etc.). Rutz is expected to be used as ubiquitously as word and and spreadsheet programs, for everyone in everyone organization to use.


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    Rick Everett Carter

    Rick (67% owners), the originator of the Rutz concept and co-developer of Everest, is a 30-year, career health care analyst and founder of Equation Consulting, a $6million Salt Lake City consulting firm. Rick sold Equation to the junior partners at the beginning of 2013 and remains working in consulting. Rick has owned or operated many small businesses including 3 startups. He has worked on the Rutz concepts for 30 years.

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    Stan Portny
    Vice President

    Stan Portny (33% owner), graduate of MIT and co-developer of Everest, is a career project management expert and author of Project Management for Dummies. Stan continues to write and provide project management consulting. Stan has been an entrepreneur for 30 years and became familiar with Rutz concepts working with Rick on an organizational performance project.

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    Nick Moncur
    Chief Application Architect

    Nick, is TESI's first employee and in charge of the application's look, feel, and functioning. Nick also heads TESI's marketing efforts. Nick comes for a long family history in small business and brings a contemporary approach to Rutz.

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    Sergio Lema
    Chief Programmer

    Sergio is TESI's chief application programmer.

Previous Investors

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    Rick Carter
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    Stan Portny