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The Funday Genie

The Funday Genie is an app that automatically plans a funday based on your personal preferences (NYC only, more cities soon!)

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Travel
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

The Funday Genie is an application for planning a free day and exploring the city. Our unique scheduling and best route algorithm automatically creates a smart personalized day-itinerary of things to do, including events, attractions, restaurants, local deals, and more, based on the user's preferences.


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    Shirley Cohen-Mintz
    CEO & Co-Founder

    Shirley is a strategy and finance professional, bringing with her experience in Management Consulting and Investment Banking at leading firms in Israel and the United `States.  She worked with clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, in a broad range of industries.  Most recently, she was Director of Business Development at a renewable energy start up incubator. Shirley holds an MBA from Columbia Business School (magna cum laude)

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    Eran Lobl
    CTO & Co-Founder

    Eran Lobl is an IT professional with over 15 years of experience in communication, software and
    hardware. In the past eight years, Eran has managed DoctorGiga, the NYC based IT consulting company he founded, providing services for SMBs. Services provided included custom software development, web applications, networking solutions, and maintenance. Eran has worked with clients both in Israel and the United States.

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    Yonit Kariri
    CMO & Co-Founder

    Yonit is a marketing and sales manager, with over ten years of experience, primarily with Israel’s incumbent telco, Bezeq. Yonit filled several roles in their Business Customer Division, including building and managing the customer retention and nurturing program, creating marketing plans, setting annual sales goals, and planning corporate events and seminars. Yonit holds BA in General Studies (International Relations) from University of Haifa

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    Joe Foxton
    CPO & Co-Founder

    Joe is a technology leader and product manager. Joe has built award-winning software products, including one that was acquired by Apple. Over the last few years, Joe ran the Newsroom Systems department for NBC News & MSNBC. Joe grew up in Sydney, holds a Bachelor of Computing Science at the University of Technology, Sydney, and is now a permanent NYC resident.


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