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Trellise is the best place for students to manage their campus organizations and connect with employers.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Houston, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Trellise is a marketplace for employers to recruit top undergraduate students. Trellise has built the student-side of the marketplace by providing students with a platform to manage their campus groups - essentially their college "work experience." With thousands of students using the platform, Trellise has been able to help clients like PwC find top talent, providing insight beyond GPA and major.


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    Paige Smiley Robinson
    President & Founder

    Formerly worked at Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting.

    Graduated with honors from Texas A&M University. While in college, Paige helped start a frozen yogurt company that became franchised and the largest distributor of yogurt in the state of Texas. She also started a leadership conference that still continues today with attendance of thousands of students and speakers like, Clayton Kershaw, the winner of the 2011, 2013 CY Young Award.

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    Wade Wright
    Chief Technology Officer

    Highly accomplished senior technologist with 20+ years of solid experience in delivering business objectives, product scalability, privacy and security compliance, application, architecture and infrastructure design, with a special focus on SaaS development

    Previous experience includes, Lennox International, MedAssets,, and Midland Southwest Software

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    Ben Debayle
    Customer & People Development

    Ben Debayle has been a part of the start-up community since graduating from Texas A&M. He specializes in developing organizations and people. This started even in college, when he was elected by 15,000 of his peers to serve as yell leader. Since then, he has helped develop the sales methodology for a Houston based start-up, Onit, and contributed to closing their first clients.


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    Michael Dunn, Phillips & Reiter
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    Taaffe & Associates

Previous Investors

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    Ralph McBride, Bracewell & Giuliani
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    John McHale, a three-peat entrepreneuer
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    Britt Harris, CIO of Texas Teacher's Retirement Fund