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Tykoon

The platform introduces the concepts of earning, saving, giving and spending so families can build a money smart world, one kid at a time.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 25
  • Website tykoon.com

Company Summary

Based in New York City and founded in 2011, Tykoon is a fun online kid rewardbank and parenting tool (Web & iOS). It turns chores and tasks into an engaging virtual experience that helps kids learn about money through real life experiences.

Team

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    Mark Bruinooge
    Co-Founder / CEO

    Father to 2 sons and has been inspired by that experience to help kids and families improve their lives through innovative digital platforms. Mark has broad experience in launching start-ups and developing new concepts in the digital interactive, payments and consumer markets and is a former Bank of America Executive.

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    Doug Lebda
    Co-Founder / Chairman

    Inspired to start Tykoon by seeing daughter’s passion for earning virtual rewards. Doug is also the founder, CEO and Chairman of LendingTree.com and former President & COO of IAC.

Advisors

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    Goodwin Proctor
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Williams Mckinzie
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    RRE
    Unconfirmed
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    Chamath Palihapitiya
    Unconfirmed
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    Rick Thompson
    Unconfirmed