Techiexpert interview with Geoffrey Michener, CEO of dataPlor.
On October 16, 2019 dataPlor’s CEO Geoffrey Michener was interviewed by Techiexpert. Here are some highlights, for the full transcript visit Techiexpert website.
dataPlor connects global companies to micro-businesses in emerging markets. Our platform enables people living in these emerging markets to earn money for collecting brick and mortar business information using their smartphones. We currently have over 120,000 trained “Explorers” on dataPlor’s platform. We are based in Los Angeles with satellite offices in Honolulu, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo.
We recently raised US$2M in funding and we’re backed by a great team of investors including Quest Venture Partners, ffVC, Magma Partners, Sidekick Fund, Blue Startups, and Hawaii Angels. In total, we have raised US$2.9M in funding since 2017.
Our goal is to reach 50,000 “Explorers” in Brazil by the end of 2019. In 2020, our plans include expansion to Chile, Peru, and Colombia.