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WebCurfew is a 100% cloud-based internet parental control service that lets parents take back control over their children's online usage.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2013
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

HIPOM Inc. has developed a cloud-based platform to enable home automation by managing the routers (gateway) that people already have at home… and a simple dashboard to control the experience

The first application is an “Internet Parental Control” service named WebCurfew that allows parents to take back control over when and how their children access the internet from any connected device.


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    Rod da Silva
    Founder & CEO

    * 25-year veteran of advanced systems technology
    * 10+ years as an independent Enterprise Application Integration Architect with blue-chip clients
    * 8-time Microsoft MVP of Integration
    * Graduate of the TechStars Chicago Accelerator 2013 program with WebCurfew

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    Alberto Moriondo
    V.P. of Business Development

    * 20+ years of strategy, business development and marketing experience
    * 12 years focused on telecom, mobile and content businesses
    * UCA Economics, MBA from Wharton

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    Jay West
    Senior Developer

    * 15-year veteran of advanced systems technology
    * World-class, award-winning software developer
    * Networking and Router expert

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    Jen Byrne

    * 16+ years leading biz. dev and innovation for mobile, media financial services companies, and technology startups
    * Quesnay, Verizon, AMEX, Hands-On Mobile, CBS, EMI
    * BA, Duke University

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    Antonio Baena

    * 23+ years of entrepreneurial experience. Founder of Quesnay and BPO Process Solutions
    * France Telecom, Motorola, Zed, BPO Solutions Inc., EDS
    * MS, Univ. Politecnica de Madrid, MBA, IESE and Thunderbird


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    Foley & Lardner, LLP

Previous Investors

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    Rod da Silva - (Bootstrapped)
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    TechStars Chicago 2013 LLC and Star Power Partners LLC
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    Alberto Moriondo, Jen Byrne, Antonio Baena and 4 other angel investors