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uKnow powers smart tools that connect and protect digital families.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Arlington, VA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2009
  • Employees 10
  • Website uknow.com

Company Summary

uKnow powers smart tools that connect and protect digital families.

-- Powerful, cloud-based digital family protection platform
-- 30,000+ total subscribers and growing rapidly
-- Low premium subscriber acquisition costs ($20) with high premium subscriber lifetime value ($150+)
-- Large, growing pipeline of distribution partners including Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA), Synacor (NASDAQ: SYNC), and Intersections (NASDAQ: INTX)


  • Steve was formerly the Founder, Chairman, and SVP of Product, Strategy & Growth at buySAFE; a leading ecommerce safety company now partially owned by Symantec (previously Verisign) and The Hartford. With an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Operations & Information Management from The Wharton School, he brings 15 years of Internet security, eCommerce, big data analytics, and entrepreneurial experience to the uKnow team.

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    VP of Product and Marketing

    Tim brings over 25 years of experience in online marketing and subscription/continuity-based services. He has held senior leadership positions in creative services, intl marketing, product development, and web development at Prodigy, IBM, and VeriSign. He was most recently SVP at Intersections Inc. where he was responsible for enterprise eCommerce implementation, new product development strategy, and direct-to-consumer brand Identity Guard.

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    VP of Technology and Operations

    Raj brings 14 years of experience in entrepreneurship and the technological space to the uKnow team that started when he graduated from the University of North Carolina and founded his own start up. He was formerly the Chief Operating Officer of Votenet Solutions, the global leader in software and management services in the election and awards sectors, and co-founded Riva Commerce Inc., (renamed Conformia Software, Inc.).

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    SVP of Strategic Growth

    Tim brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in business development, process improvement and sales operations to uKnow. He has been on the founding team of multiple start-ups and held several leadership positions at MCI. He was most recently a VP at buySAFE where he was responsible for spearheading sales, business development and partner implementation processes.


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    Cooley LLP
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Previous Investors

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    Middleland Capital
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    NextGen Angels
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    Blue Tiger Ventures
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    Dingman Center Angels
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    CIT GAP Fund