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A community organizing platform that connects local needs and resources (funds, supplies & volunteers) to create the global network for community engagement

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

To develop this global network, thrdPlace first delivers customizable project management and analytic tools to organizations to promote, manage, and measure their outreach into local communities. We work with companies like Whole Foods, Starbucks, and Molina Healthcare, to unlock billions of dollars of value and insights from their existing local outreach and increase the flow of critical resources into our shared communities.


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    Michael Colosimo
    Co-Founder & CEO

    Entrepreneur // Proven Leader // Experienced Business Professional.
    With a background as an Air Force officer, management consultant, & urban planner, he has a unique blend of professional experience perfect for thrdPlace. He has built & managed large teams & developed software solutions across industries. He serves on a number of Non-Profit boards and has a BS in MechEng from the US Air Force Academy and an MBA from UCLA.

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    L DeKoven Ashley
    Co-Founder & COO

    Tulane University Alum // UCLA MA Urban Planning Alum. // Policy Advocate // Urban Planner.
    DeKoven’s background is community-centric. Advocacy, community organization and real estate development experience from federal think tanks to sustainable developers to disaster-recovery fieldwork. He is a master at rolling up the sleeves and making it happen. He has a BA in English from Tulane Univ and a Masters in Urban Planning from UCLA.

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    Sherwood Moore
    Director of Marketing and Communications

    U. Kentucky BA International Business + U. Wash MBA Marketing //
    Cause Marketing Guru.
    Moore works at the forefront of interactive media and communication technologies. He has experience with marketing and communication strategy with early-stage, high growth companies. Most recently at Social Reality, Moore ran advertising for

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    Todd Burdeinei
    Sr. Engineer

    Senior Front End Engineer // Minnesota St Alumni // Infamous Hacker of All Things.
    In addition to being a master craftsman of sandwiches, Todd Burdeinei has done technology development for companies in the private, government and non-profit sectors for more than fifteen years. He holds patents pending and registered trade secrets for technology and photographic imaging products. Todd is an avid outdoorsman, supports many local and national ca

  • David is a senior engineer and technologist with 18+ years of experience building teams and software products. He has worked inside of large development agencies, start ups and corporations. He is a full stack engineer, but focuses on back-end architecture and development for thrdPlace.


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    DRS Law
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Previous Investors

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    Family + Friends
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    StartEngine - Howard Marks + Paul Kessler