Chris Myers is a eight-time founder of technology and new-media companies including searchbuilder.com, one of the largest SEO and SEM companies of the dotcom era. He is the Managing Director at Philadev, the seed-stage accelerator that helps tech founders realize their vision. Chris works directly with emerging growth companies as any / all of an advisor, investor, or founding member.
Entrepreneur | Technologist | Dream-chaser
Phil Ives is Director of Technology at Philadev and he’s a three-time VC backed CTO. Phil is a hands-on developer of consumer facing applications who built the first Internet video solutions for QVC, SEI and others. He also built the first feature-length PPV service of multi-language movies (Sivoo). Phil builds things and builds teams that build things. He works with tech startups in Philly and New York.
Anita Garimella Andrews
Entrepreneur & Advisor to Fledgling Companies like Yours
Anita has 14-years e-commerce and internet technology experience earned as VP Ecommerce at Nutrisystem, VP of Product for Wallop (a Microsoft Ventures company), and Director of Product Management for Ingenio (sold to AT&T/YellowPages.com). She is currently Founder & CEO of Sepiida, an internet marketing optimization and product management services company with a focus on e-commerce and social gaming serving clients like Zynga and Coveroo.
A Word From Our Sponsor…
The Musemaka Idea Challenge is brought to you by the Philadelphia Development Group Ltd. We are serial entrepreneurs with founding, funding, technology development, business development, management, and exit experience earned in ten media and technology startups; so we truly understand startups.
We run Philadev Ventures, the startup accelerator that helps tech founders realize their vision, and we’re usually in the business of helping stellar young entrepreneurs to grow their startup to the point where they’re ready for a Series A funding or exit.
We are active proponents of the lean startup movement, the ultralight philosophy, and the muse business construct. You can check us out at Philadev.