Introducing the July ’15 Cohort of Tech Startup Founders


We are proud to introduce our July ’15 Cohort of tech startup founders! Incoming entrepreneurs hail from the west coast tech hubs and New York – but also Peru, Mexico and Phoenix Arizona. Seek them out for insights into how technology is changing everything from public data to child development to the neuroscience of dating.

We can’t wait to see their contributions and successes through Founders Network!

fnIconChandan Mishra, Founder of Kyenetic Inc. Kyenetic Inc is on a mission to organize global public data and make it accessible to everyone. Chandan Mishra is based in San Francisco, California.



Dew-Anne LangcaonDew-Anne Langcaon, Founder of iHealthHome, LLC. iHealthHome, LLC builds software tools that professionals and families use to help seniors thrive and stay independent in their own homes. Dew-Anne is based in Seattle, Washington.


Eduardo AcuñaEduardo Acuña, Founder of Idakoos. Idakoos is one of the biggest personalized products online stores in the world. Eduardo is based in Lima, Peru.



Kristy KimKristy Kim, Founder & CEO of DearMissJ. DearMissJ is a mother-daughter owned and operated jewelry boutique offering truly unique, handmade jewelry. They offer free home try-on service. Kristy is based in San Francisco, California.


Lee ShiraniLee Shirani, Founder & CEO of Storied. Storied is a mobile-first publishing system making it easy to create, monetize and measure sophisticated content experiences that play across modern devices. Lee is based in San Francisco, California.
Lenard De GuzmanLenard De Guzman, Founder of Delegreat. Delegreat helps startups unlock growth by building back offices. Lenard is based in Los Angeles, California.
Luis GarzaLuis Garza, Founder & CEO of Kinedu. Kinedu leverages technology to distribute content and tools for parents wishing to improve their children’s development. Luis is based in Monterrey, Mexico.
Praveen ChandranPraveen Chandran, Co-Founder, of Liri App. Liri App is a mobile workforce productivity platform with workflows across cloud SaaS apps and real-time communication. Praveen is based in Silicon Valley.



RamaVeeraragooRama Veeraragoo, Co-Founder & CEO of Purposify. Purposify helps people make a meaningful difference to the lives of others. Rama is based in Palo Alto, California.
Shirish NetkeShirish Netke, Founder & CEO of Amberoon. Amberoon provides data-driven Business Perspective Solutions. Shirish is based in Silicon Valley.
Thomas GuillauminThomas Guillaumin, Co-founder & CEO of is a Financial Gateway for Stripe, PayPal, Xero, and QBO. Thomas is based in San Francisco.
Vanessa Cameron,Vanessa Cameron, Founder of Tribespotted. Tribespotted is a mobile app that enables like-minded people to band together to share and discover more of the things they love. Vanessa is based in New York City, New York.
Victor GajendranVictor Gajendran, Co-Founder & CTO of personalRN. personalRN‘s mHealth apps deliver engaging disease-specific inpatient education with personalized content that is relevant to patients & caregivers. Victor is based in Los Angeles, California.
Willem HouckWillem Houck, Co-Founder & CEO of ClariFlow. ClariFlow is a FDA approved & patented DIY device designed to help men identify early signs of BPH in the comfort of their own home. Willem is based in New York City, New York.



Wolfgang Blair | LinkedIn 2015-07-22 15-31-03Wolfgang Blair, Founder of Life Partner Lab. Life Partner Lab‘s wants to change the dialogue about online dating and move online dating into the 21st century. Specifically, we are bringing neuroscience to online dating. Wolfgang is based in Phoenix, Arizona.


zach tratarZach Tratar, Co-founder & CEO of Jobstart. Jobstart is personalized, expert guidance to land your next software job. Their 100% confidential, one-on-one coaches help you craft your pitch, prepare you to rock interviews, introduce you to top companies, and network you with the best. Zach is based is based in San Francisco, California.


With the addition of the July ’15 Cohort, Founders Network is now more than 500 members strong! You can check out our previous cohorts here

We are passionate about combining the rich and diverse experience and perspectives all of our members bring to our peer mentorship community of tech startup founders. Together, we are taking management and personal risk off the table and ensuring mutual success. Stay tuned to Founders Edge for startup updates, tips and lessons learned from each of our new members. To learn more about Founders Network click here.

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