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Zeppora is redefining the way social networking, education, and social culture connects.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2011
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

Zeppora is the student’s premier source for college textbooks & education-accessory management. With a strong commitment to higher education & a focus on the college student’s lifestyle, Zeppora provides exclusive set of tools & services to make the educational experience fun, informative, rewarding & cost-effective. Established in the northwest region of the United States, Zeppora was founded by college students from University of Washington.


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    Mark Tran

    Mr. Tran has over 12 years of work experience including marketing and sales. He was successful in founding the several retail businesses, and a janitorial business. Mr. Tran has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from University of Washington and a mechanical engineering certificate from Highline Community College. He has held positions at Exotic Metals and Boeing.

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    Naveen Yadav
    Lead Programmer

    Mr. Yadav has 2 years of computer programming experience. He has also interned at PCC doing server maintainence. He is currently majoring in Computer Science and his in his second year at University of Washington.

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    Alex Hortsmann
    Lead Programmer

    Mr. Hortsmann has over 3 years of design experience along with computer programming experience. He is currently majoring in Informatics in his second year at University of Washington and has been involved with several smaller start-up websites.

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    Ram Biyani
    VP of Operations

    Mr. Biyani has 2 years experience in the business sector. He has extensive experience managing and negotiating business deals. Recently, he has traveled overseas to gain more experience in Bangkok, Thailand in regards to international business. He also holds a business major graduating this year 2012 from the University of Washington.

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    Charlie Triandafilou
    Chief Financial Officer - CFO

    Over twenty years of selling and underwriting financial solutions/loans to businesses located in the Pacific Northwest with sales up to $200 million. Excel at identifying business opportunities and assessing risk. Results driven and top performer - developed/managed a portfolio of over $400 million in loan assets.

    Master in Taxation - Golden Gate University