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tripchi

tripchi is an app that improves your airport experience while helping vendors and airports increase sales through micro-targeting.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Boston, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website tripchi.com

Company Summary

tripchi is a mobile app that helps you make the most of your time in the airport. It serves up recommendations of things to do based on your personality, interests & flight info, and offers exclusive deals on food, drink, and shopping, the ability to connect with other travelers,& detailed content to explore the airport. It's also an advertising platform for vendors to conduct targeted advertising & reach more travelers, increasing revenue.

Team

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    Chandra Jacobs
    Co-founder/CEO

    Chandra completed her MBA at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She has 7 years work experience in product development and project management of large IT systems for the US Gov't. Additionally she has worked at Deloitte Consulting in Technology Strategy, at Honeywell Aerospace in Marketing and Strategy, and at EMC in Product Marketing. Chandra holds an MS in Telecommunications and a BS from Duke University in Physics and Economics.

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    Eric Sullivan
    Co-founder

    Eric is an entrepreneur, technologist, and marketer. He has done biz dev, web design, app development & marketing for small businesses to large corporations. As a start-up enthusiast, Eric thrives on applying marketing and business acumen to help companies grow. His accomplishments start with two exits by the age of 22, his first one was a lifestyle clothing brand and second was an online video sharing community focused around e-sports.

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    Jeff O'Leary
    Lead Developer/CTO

    Jeff is a software developer w/expertise creating scalable mobile solutions. From Quality Assurance to Software Engineer, he has years of experience in all aspects of S/W Development. His skills include Java, Objective-C, HTML5, Node.js, Ruby, Grails, SQL, and NoSQL. Before tripchi, Jeff developed & delivered robust mobile solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Jeff enjoys learning new technologies & spending time w/friends & family.

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    Chris Portscheller
    Lead Designer

    Chris has 5 years of experience in front-end web/mobile dev & UX with HTML5, CSS3, SASS, LESS, JavaScript, PhoneGap, and jQuery. For design, Chris is well-versed in PSD and Fireworks PNG to Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress, and Magento. He has built out Content Management Systems with Customized Drupal, Joomla, and Wordpress plugins/modules. In his latest project he built a website from a new domain to an active community of >100k unique visitors/month.

Advisors

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    Mark Haddad, Foley Hoag
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Brandon Seher, CPA
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Chandra Jacobs
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    Vincent Serpico
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