August 30, 2016 9:30 AM ET

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Company Overview of Porch.com, Inc.

Company Overview

Porch.com, Inc. operates an open home improvement network that connects people with professionals for their home improvement projects. It offers Pro Dashboard, an analytics and marketing platform for home improvement professionals that provides real time insights into the performance of their Porch profile and who to target. Porch.com, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

1551 Eastlake Avenue East

Suite 275

Seattle, WA 98102

United States

Founded in 2011

Phone:

844-243-9160

Key Executives for Porch.com, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 36
Co-Founder and Vice President of Online Marketing
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 49
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Product Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Porch.com, Inc. Key Developments

Porch.com Debuts Retail Solution and Announces Partnership with Wayfair

Porch.com announced the debut of the Porch Retail Solution and its partnership with Wayfair. With this partnership, Wayfair shoppers who need assistance in completing tasks such as installation, furniture assembly, or plumbing, now have an integrated experience including Wayfair products and Porch-powered services. In keeping with Porch's commitment to getting every project done and every customer satisfied, this work will be backed by the Porch Guarantee. With this holistic project purchase experience, customers can buy retail products with the peace of mind that those products will be properly installed, reducing customers’ “installation anxiety” and improving sell-through for the retailer.

Porch.Com Cuts About 60 Employees ; Announces New San Francisco Office

Porch.com is cutting about 60 of its 450 employees and setting up a new San Francisco office with the acquisition of Fountain. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Porch did not elaborate on the job cuts. Fountain's 10 employees will remain in its San Francisco office.

Porch Hires Eric Doerr as Chief Product Officer and Jim Dantzler as Vice President of Design

Porch has hired Eric Doerr as Chief Product Officer. In this role Eric will lead the team to deliver an outstanding product that simplifies the lives of both homeowners and pros. Most recently, he was Partner GM for Microsoft Account and Azure Active Directory authentication, leading the identity services that form the backbone of thousands of individual products inside and outside Microsoft, including Office 365, Windows, Xbox and Skype. The company has also hired Jim Dantzler as Vice President of Design. In this role Jim will lead the user experience, visual, and creative direction for Porch to delight customers. Prior to Porch, Jim was the Head of UX Design for Amazon Instant Video.

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