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Wazoku Ltd

We provide on-demand idea management software to help businesses source, foster and engage with innovative ideas to drive business benefit

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location GBK Restaurants Ltd, Lindsey Street, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Currency GBP
  • Founded February 2011
  • Employees 9
  • Website wazoku.com

Company Summary

Wazoku means ‘Great Idea’ and we are an idea management company. We aim to be the leading cloud based platform for innovation and idea management within the mid-market (SMEs). Wazoku’s Idea Spotlight is a SaaS product that provides businesses with an easy to use service to capture employee ideas, provides a platform for contextual evaluation by internal members of the organisation, and helps the best ideas to surface.

Team

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    Simon James Hill
    CEO & Co-founder

    Simon is an experienced business professional with proven track record. He has a strong background in SaaS B2B start-ups, having previously been Director Business Development with Huddle where he was involved from the early days and helped to grow that business through two funding rounds in excess of $15m through the signing of key strategic partnership deals with Hewlett Packard, InterCall, Orange, LinkedIn, AVG, Itochu and many others, giving H

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    James King
    Co-founder

    James is an experienced company director having founded a number of companiesincluding Find Invest Grow UK Ltd (FIG) where he is co-founder and Managing Director. The Wazoku business idea is a pivot of the business concept analysis tool used by FIG and will ultimately replace the technology that the business uses. James is on the management team at Wazoku and is involved in both commercial, product and technology related business activities. Jame

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    Jonathan Scott
    Developer

    A recent graduate of Southampton University with a MSc in Software Engineering where my dissertation focussed on influence and credibility within social networks. Wazoku is the second startup I’ve worked with, previously working for an online-only car leasing company while at university. Through this and also through freelance work I have experience with creating web applications using PHP, Python & Javascript. At Wazoku I primarily work with Pyt

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    Nopadon Wongpakdee
    Online Marketing Director

    I’m a strategic online marketing leader with 10+ years’ online experience in both large corporations and start-up environments. I’ve worked with several start-ups as an advisor and consultant in the US and UK.
    My most recent role was the Head of Online Marketing for Huddle where I developed strategic marketing plans for lead generation, conversion and retention that contributed to exponential revenue and user growth, building a database of over

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    Kathryn Abram
    Community & Communications Manager

    With a background in marketing and communications in the not for profit sector, I’m a recent arrival to the wonderful world of start-ups. As Customer Communications Manager for Wazoku I’m involved in providing customer support, events, marketing, updating our blog, social media profiles and website.
    I spend my spare time blogging and exploring London as my alter ego, Trip Stylist. As Trip Stylist I create self-guided London walks so spend my wee

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    Rosemarie Diegnan
    Product Manager

    13+ years of product management and interaction design experience building and launching internet applications in a variety of industries (homebuilding, project productivity, education).

    Specialties:
    Product Management, Product Strategy, Product/Opportunity Requirements, Interaction Design, Rapid Prototyping, Sales/Demo Presentations

Advisors

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    Waterfront Solicitors
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    2020 Accountants
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Robin Mcilveney
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    Andrew McLoughlin
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