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Rec.fm

rec.fm   —  
help charities by recommending products you loverec.fm home page"Rec" what you love - takes 1 min.2010 SXSW Web Award Finalist Rec.fmMashable: Recommend products for a causeMTV features Rec.fm on blogWe love it when people who help winEasy to find friend "recs" on Facebook
Funding: Less than 250K (USD) Funding Type: Angel
Employees: 6 Revenue: Shhhh...

The Rec.fm Mission

rec.fm's mission is to allow folks to easily create, find and share trustworthy and concise personal recommendations ("recs") such that quality products and services can be found and purchased with more confidence and less research.

Our mission is founded by a desire to help great causes and to become an agent of their success. Our partnership with those causes defines the core credibility of our service offering. $ 150 billion is spent online by social network users, it is our intention to help turn that spend into a powerful force for creating change.

The 2010 SXSW Web Award Finalist website rec.fm, recently featured on Mashable and LifeHacker is currently in public beta testing and has fully integrated API's to leading social and commerce networks. Intellectual property includes three provisional patents, a substantial domain name portfolio and a flexible, cloud-based service delivery platform.

http://rec.fm/help/howitworks (55 second video)

Our Products

Product recommendation services:

Make a rec - Create a concise recommendation in under a minute

Find a rec - Find products with highest recommendation scores
on rec.fm and major commerce sites; "Browse"
rec's by category as well

Ask for a rec - Looking for something special ? You're friends and
followers are anxious to help !

See friends recs - See what products your friends on Facebook
and Twitter are recommending

Search friends recs - before you download a movie, see what your
friends recommend

Facebook app: Rec.fm - http://apps.facebook.com/rec-fm-

Our Team

- Top traditional charities and celebrity foundations

- Development team is highly experienced in deployment of high-traffic, cloud-based service delivery platforms

- Webby-award winning designers

- PR firm with top editorial contacts at top tech and mainstream blogs

- Experienced non-profit advocates

- Several successful exits by management team

Life at Rec.fm

West Coast telecommuting team

Rec.fm Locations

Name Address Employees
Headquarters El Sereno Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024, USA 6
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