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Unbound Concepts

Unbound Concepts develops Artifact, the web and mobile app that changes the way that readers discover books.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Baltimore, MD, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Artifact is the web & mobile app that changes the way that readers discover books. Developed by Unbound Concepts, Inc., Artifact enlists readers & machine learning to uncover themes, plot devices, style, reading level and other attributes or “artifacts” from books and then turns those artifacts into search criteria for easier book discovery through subscription services for individuals, groups & sellers. PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NOT A BOOK DISTRIBUTOR.


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    Chief Executive Officer

    Katie brings her education industry knowledge and teaching & curriculum experience to this new venture. Previously, Katie worked for NYC Dept. of Ed., Savannah Country Day, and Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. In 2012 and 2013, she was named an Emerging Innovator of the Year by 99u/General Electric, Under 30 CEO 14 Young Entrepreneurs to Watch, & by Smart CEO as an Emerging Technology Innovator.

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    Chief Brand Officer

    Tom brings a wealth of experience in teaching, learning and technology to the team. Most recently, Tom served as Co-founder and Vice President of Product Marketing for the Baltimore-based edtech company, Moodlerooms, which was acquired by Blackboard in 2012. For more than 15 years, Tom also engaged students as a classroom teacher and English department chairperson.

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    Director of Marketing

    Most recently, Brad served Blackboard, Inc., as a Senior Product Marketing Manager focused on open source solutions for the north American higher education space. Before joining Blackboard by way of acquisition, Brad led numerous digital and event marketing, branding and public relations efforts for the Baltimore-based edtech company, Moodlerooms. Brad has also spent years as a reporter and editorial assistant for the Baltimore Sun Media Group.