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Umenta, Inc.

Umenta has developed a technology and process to capture your family stories and bring them to life for current and future generations.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website umenta.com

Company Summary

Umenta collects family stories in a way that younger generations will read. We interview family members, transcribe/edit the discussion into short stories and launch them on an interactive web/mobile platform. We’ve captured >1,000 stories and every family, every individual is in awe. Client feedback – “What I’ve seen is amazing! I can’t find the words to express the emotions it evokes. It’s the greatest thing we’ve done for our family.”

Team

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    Alok Vijay Deshpande
    Chief Legacy Officer

    Alok is a co-founder and Chief Legacy Officer at Umenta, a web application for families to capture stories in a way that connects with younger generations.

    Prior to starting Umenta, Alok spent over a decade in consulting and private equity firms including Bain & Co, Actis Capital, KSA and Stockamp.

    Alok earned his MBA from Harvard and BBA from Emory. He is a member of LEAD Atlanta and lives in Dunwoody with his wife and 7 year old son

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    Felix Hu
    VP Design and Development

    Felix is a co-founder and VP of Design and Development at Umenta, a web application for families to capture stories in a way that connects with younger generations.
    Prior to starting Umenta, Felix worked as a Multimedia specialist at Georgia Tech while helping startups with UI/UX. He started his career as an architect for HOK and TVS.
    Felix received his BS from Georgia Tech. He enjoys kayaking, hack-a-thons and anything related to design!

Advisors

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    Morris, Manning and Martin
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Brookwood Tax Service
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Total of 10 'friends/family' investors for ~$125,000
    Unconfirmed