Spotzot connects major retailers and brands with more than 55 million mobile shoppers on their path to purchase, providing them premium offer placement opportunities that drives store visits and helps close the loop. Merchants and brands can deliver accurate, relevant offers to high-intent shoppers near stores on a pay-for-performance basis.
Spotzot is the no. 1 source for thousands of in-store offers spanning the top 1,100 retail chains valid at more than 500,000 locations in the US. Spotzot powers popular shopping, game reward, social, search and location-aware mobile apps and web sites with offers through its rich suite of APIs. Each offer includes comprehensive details and store locator information.
The company is a proud member of the Mobile Marketing Association and co-chairs the Mobile Coupon Ad Unit Specifications Committee.
Spotzot is also the recipient of the 2012 TiE50 Award in the Mobile sector, chosen from among more than 2,000 startup companies.
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Pehr Luedtke, CEO
Pehr Luedtke is the CEO of Spotzot, where he is responsible for strategy and operations. Pehr has spent the last decade in e-commerce and advertising at both large and small companies. Most recently, Pehr was a Vice President at Bazaarvoice, where he was responsible for the Connections business that enabled brands to engage directly on ecommerce sites by answering questions and responding to consumer reviews. Pehr joined Bazaarvoice through its acquisition of PowerReviews, where he was CEO. At PowerReviews, he led the transition from a consumer-facing media business to the most widely deployed social commerce platform. Before PowerReviews, Pehr held leadership roles at eBay (Shopping.com) and at Levi Strauss and Company. Pehr holds an AB from Princeton University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He lives in San Mateo with his wife and two kids, who heckle him constantly for having no hair.
Bobby Jadhav, Co-founder
Sanjay Mittal, Co-founder CTO
Jim Schreitmueller, Co-founder & Vice President of Business Development
Jason Shulman, Vice President of Sales
Jason comes to Spotzot from Billboard, where he led the iconic music brand’s digital efforts, managing the website and tablet version of the magazine and all consumer activation around large music events like the Billboard Music Awards and the American Music Awards. Prior to Billboard, Jason helped start the world’s largest video ad exchange for Adap.tv, which marked the second start-up for Jason in the “programmatic” world of advertising. The first was New York based [x+1], the industries first Demand Side Platform (DSP) and early advocate of data driven, multichannel marketing. Beyond the world of music and RTB advertising, Jason was an ad agency executive for many years, having started one of the first interactive agencies, Freestyle Interactive, later sold to Aegis PLC. Jason attended Middlebury College and when not thinking about how to help marketers navigate the complicated digital advertising landscape, Jason enjoys trail running, mountain biking and surfing with his beautiful wife and three daughters.
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Foundation Capital is dedicated to the proposition that one entrepreneur's idea, with the right support, can become a business that changes the world. The company helped Atheros create the mobile Internet, EnerNOC invent the energy demand response market, and Netflix revolutionize media distribution and consumption, among many others. The firm is currently invested in more than 80 high-growth ventures in the areas of consumer, information technology, software, semiconductors, and clean technology including BoardVantage, Chegg, Coverity, Lending Club, MobileIron, Simply Hired, Sunrun, TubeMogul and Venafi. Foundation Capital’s nineteen initial public offerings include Control4, Envestnet, Financial Engines, Netflix, NetZero, Responsys and Silver Spring Networks. For more information, please visit: www.foundationcapital.com.
Cervin Ventures is an early stage B2B technology fund investing in mobile, cloud computing, software-as-a-service and social media startups. Cervin Ventures has been founded by a team of successful ex-entrepreneurs, whose experience and network allow them to find exceptional entrepreneurs, build strong alignment on company goals with the founders, and work with them to create great companies For more information about Cervin Ventures, please visit: www.cervinventures.com
Inventus Capital Partners
Inventus Capital Partners is a US-India venture firm managed by successful entrepreneurs and industry operating veterans who have guided and financed nearly 100 entrepreneurs with operations in India and/or Silicon Valley. Inventus backs entrepreneurs first and foremost. The companies financed by the Inventus managers over their careers have achieved nearly three dozen successful IPOs or mergers, to date, resulting in the creation of over $30 billion in aggregate wealth and market value for the company founders and shareholders. For more information about Inventus Capital Partners, please visit: www.inventuscapital.com
TiE is a global, not-for-profit, non-political, and non-religious organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs across its global network sponsored by top venture capital, legal and accounting firms and Fortune 500 corporations. TiE is spread across 56 chapters in 13 countries comprising 2,000 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members and 13,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE Angels is within the domain of the Silicon Valley chapter. For more information about TiE-Silicon Valley, please visit: www.sv.tie.org
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