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Ken began brainstorming the idea of AreaHype while he was in college in 2015.
After 5 years of thinking and documenting solutions for an unsolved problem, he decided it was finally time to bring his idea to life.
We are a team of talented people who specialize in investments, sales, operations, marketing, branding, photography, and video production.
What we do
We connect small businesses with clients.
We believe that customer experiences are highly subjective by nature.
We create validation for real-time events by empowering our users to share their special moments and influence their community.
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Chief Executive Officer
Ken has 10+ years of startup and investing experience. He is the founder and managing director at Volux Capital which has 3 exits. He is the founder of the Options and Traders Network. He is a venture fellow at Newchip Accelerator. He is on the board of advisors at Whimstay.
Dr. Matthew Yip
Chief Operations Officer
Dr. Yip is a dentist who has 8+ years of clinical experience. He has 2 dental offices that he is an owner of. He has 3+ years of investing experience. He is a general partner at Volux Capital. He is also an avid options trader at the Options and Traders Network.
Chief Technology Officer
Oindril has 5+ years of full stack software and product engineering experience. He has 4 years of startup engineering experience. He is focused on team building, product knowledge, and engineering operations. He has won 10+ hackathons.
Chief Marketing Officer
Emery has 20+ years of creative branding experience. He is the founder of Fuller Branding. He is a creative director for his agency and his clients which include B2B and B2C experience ranging from QSR to the technology sector.
Director of Creative Content
Chris has 25+ years of production and IT experience. He is the founder of Eusebio Productions. He is a content creator for The Habit and Pacific Dental Services. Chris specializes in photography and videography. He is a true creator of hype!
VP of Marketing
Melissa has 15+ years experience in strategic marketing management with a focus on advertising production. She is a lead content producer for Eusebio Productions. She is a winner of the Direct Response Echo award and One Show.
Victoria has 3+ years of administrative experience. She has experience with copywriting and publishing. She will be helping us produce content for our blog.
Dr. Jack Torobin
Strategic Partnership Advisor
Dr. Torobin has 20+ years of international business experience. He is the CEO of COMsciences. He has built strategic relations with 20+ SP500 companies including: Disney, Sony, Mitsubishi, Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sega.
Strategic Sales Advisor
Jim has 25+ years of strategic sales experience. He has been an investor in Visionary Private Equity Group’s fund for 4+ years. He is the strategic investment advisor for Volux Capital. He is an author of 5 patents.
Strategic Technology Advisor
Shih-Min Has 10+ years of backend developer experience. He is the founder of Earningsfly Inc, a trading news network which has 8000+ daily users. He is also a member of the Options and Traders Network.
Strategic UX/UI Advisor
Chad is a full stack developer with 10+ years of experience. He specializes in UX/UI design. Chad has been a lead architect developer for mobile devices and websites. He has launched more than 50 mobile apps.