OVA Luncheon – Startup Panel Discussion

Date: Friday, November 11, 2016

Startup: Heartbreak and Bliss

Brian Stein, Founder – Wheedle
Wheedle enables consumers to find the best of what is going on around town, receive promotional offers, book reservations and purchase tickets. If you are looking to plan something specific, wheedle enables you to broadcast your request directly to area establishments, receive competing offers and book you desired experience. 

Mike Eppich, Founder – Phenom
Phenom was founded out of a desire to give young athletes a voice, build a large community of young athletes enabling them to talk about the products that they love and share stories about their athletic achievements.  With E-Commerce changing and Big Data driving key business decisions across a number of markets, Phenom provides a platform for brands and retailers to easily access the HS athlete segment.  Our native iOS app has been ranked as high as #22 in the App Store Sports Category, and consistently sits in the top 100.

Aaron Slodov, Founder – Remesh
Remesh’s mission is to make engaging with and understanding a group of people fast, informative and accurate. This unique product enables a single moderator to chat with and ask open-ended questions of a large group of people. The group’s answers are analyzed in real-time using our machine learning AI powered by the group and an easy-to-use data panel makes expert level analysis of the answers easy for anyone.

Alex Bernot, Founder – inTouch
inTouch is helping evolve the digital economy in Cleveland, OH by offering residents and guests an experience like never before. Through the use of Bluetooth beacon technology, consumers are able to effortlessly connect with their surroundings and obtain real-time information from the places and things around them by simply having the inTouch mobile application downloaded on their smartphone device. inTouch is offering small businesses and public areas in 12 target communities our technology for FREE as a way to bring our great city to life!


11:30 - Networking
12:00 - Lunch
1:30 - Adjourn

The Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
(free parking at The Union Club - enter garage off E. 12th St.)

Member: $30
Non-Member: $45