Meet the team behind and Search Lock! 

Thanks to John Orrock and FutureNow.Ventures for hosting this meetup.  Any questions?  Email [masked]


What:  Meet and Greet -

Meet BeeStripe Chairman Steve Markowitz CEO Aaron Lovelace and COO Ciaran Thompson.  

The team behind BeeStripe, which operates a popular privacy-oriented search engine called SearchLock.  SearchLock is proudly developed by their talented, in-house team software engineers in Davao City.  They are looking to expand in the Philippines so come and meet them! Beyond BeeStripe,  Steve is also a limited partner in 500 Startups .

When:  Saturday, October 17, 2016 - 6pm to 8:30pm

Where:   Makati, Philippines (will be emailed to you when you RSVP)<a href=""></a>

Why:  Because we can.  Share what you know and they will share what they know 😉

How:   RSVP here.  Event is FREE!  Thanks to FutureNow.Ventures for hosting this event.  Thanks to BeeStripe team for visiting us!


6pm-6:20pm - Check-in and Networking

6:20-6:30pm - Introduction - by John Orrock and FutureNow.Ventures

6:30-7:00pm - About BeeStripe and SearchLock.  Activities and Plans in the Philippines.

7:00-7:30pm - Q&A

7:30-8:30pm - Networking

8:30pm - Event ends


About FutureNow.Ventures

"There's something addictive about helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals and visions."

Future Now Ventures is a boutique VC firm focusing on startups and fast growth companies developing cloud, mobile, and enterprise technologies and services. We are a diverse group of technology and investment practitioners and entrepreneurs who are driven by the success of our projects.

Hands on, hands off.  Future Now Ventures is able to work with invested companies and partners to varying degrees depending on what needs each opportunity has. We look for ways to maximize our network to the benefit of everyone in our ecosystem, so whether we are hands on with your venture (e.g. operations, board positions, incubation support) or acting purely in an advisory capacity, we will be an active participant in successful outcomes.

About John Orrock 

Founder, FutureNow.Ventures; Co-Founder Cloud Sherpas (acquired by Accenture September 2015)



About BeeStripe Chairman Steve Markowitz 

Steve Markowitz is a Honolulu, Hawai‘i-based investor and entrepreneur, whose experience includes leading a successful IPO. AngelList has recognized Steve as a "notable founder" and "notable operator."

Steve is chairman of BeeStripe LLC, which operates the popular privacy-enhanced search engine SearchLock—with research and development by its world-class team of software engineers in the Philippines.

Steve is a limited partner in 500 Startups and Honolulu's Blue Startups, where he volunteers as a lead mentor.

Previously, Steve was co-founder, chairman and CEO of pioneering loyalty marketer He led the company from inception as Intellipost Corp. in Nov. 1996 through its successful $46 million IPO (Aug. 1999), $211 million secondary offering (Feb. 2000) and beyond. Under Steve's stewardship, grew to a peak market value of approximately $2.3 billion. Steve's early career includes experience as a securities analyst for Fidelity Investments and as a financial journalist for Dow Jones & Co., both in Tokyo. He is fluent in Japanese.

Steve holds two degrees from UC Berkeley, an MBA and a B.A. in East Asian Languages (high honors, Japanese). He has been honored by UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business with the coveted Richard H. Holton Teaching Fellowship (2009), recognizing his well-received lectures in the Entrepreneurship and New Venture Finance courses.


Beestripe CEO Aaron Lovelace  

Beestripe  COO Ciaran Thompson.  


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