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KOYA Innovations Inc.
Location: 2312 Tom Miller St., Austin, Texas, United States United States
Founded in: 2018
Stage: Post-launch
Number of employees: 1-5
Funding history:
- Date: 06/2019, Seed: $310 k (post valuation: undisclosed amount).
Short URL: vator.co/koya
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KOYA Innovations Inc.

Make someone's day!
Startup/business
Austin, Texas, United States United States
https://getKOYA.com

KOYA pairs kindness and connection to create personalized messages discoverable anywhere in the world

  • About
Company description

VISION: To connect people through playful acts of kindness.

MISSION: To foster a culture of kindness and by doing so, provide a new channel for giving.

 

Key Features

  • Choose any place in the world for your personal message to be discovered. 
  • Use video, voice or text to express your thoughts 
  • Include gifts via PayPal.me

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Team
  • Cherie Werner
    Cherie Werner | Founder
  • Jon Werner
    Jon Werner | Founder
  • Caryn Werner
    Caryn Werner | Founder
  • Patrick Meyer
    Patrick Meyer | Board member
    Patrick has been a CEO, CMO and new product guru, then an expert on Business 3.0. This extends across Fortune 500 companies (P&G/Gillette, The Coca-Cola Co, Virgin, Daimler, Ford, etc.). He is also a partner in Mtek which coach mktg tech companies.
Business model

Freemium model with a monthly subscription for B2C.

Developing a manager/co-worker model and a Brand to consumer model for B2B.

Competitive advantage

Relational, not transactional experience with intentionality and purpose woven in. Totally transparent and mission focused that is highly relatable to our target demographic of millennials and Gen-Z consumers. Led by a 17 year veteran in location based mobile apps with 9 years of global brand experience at adidas. Working side-by-side with two millennial age daughters that have 7+ years in global communications at socially conscience and non-profit companies and a wife of 34 years that is a master of intentional giving and organization. Filed first patent in August 2018 covering the intersection of location, time, and money transfer.