Washington, DC - March 18, 2015
KiwiTech, a leading provider of mobile solutions and active investor in technology startups, announced today the appointment of a DC-based technology and business development executive, John Aggrey, to the company’s Advisory Board. Mr. Aggrey is the Founder, Chairman & CEO of The Unicorn Group, LLC, a successful ‘Executive Relationship Marketing’ firm based in Tysons Corner, VA. The Unicorn Group has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and over 70 small to medium size businesses (SMB’s), scale their businesses by driving effective business development solutions. Mr. Aggrey’s role at KiwTech will involve providing strategic advice and developing strategic relationships that will help expand KiwiTech’s highly differentiated early stage investment platform.
"We are excited to welcome John to our Advisory Board and will leverage his experience and network to help us continue on our aggressive growth path," said Rakesh Gupta, CEO and Founder of KiwiTech. "John has a proven track record of working with startups and SMBs to help them build out their businesses. He will be an integral part of our efforts to build an impressive portfolio of technology startups."
"When I first met KiwiTech’s founding team and learned more about their unique business model, I knew it was a company I wanted to be involved with," said Mr. Aggrey. "Mobile technology is changing the ways in which we communicate and go about our lives. Today, enterprises use mobile technology across their organizations to give their customers and employees access to information when and where they need it. KiwiTech team is spot-on in delivering mobile solutions and leveraging this to conduct due diligence and build and fund a portfolio of startup investments in a unique manner."
KiwiTech provides end-to-end digital technology solutions across a wide range of industries, including publishing, healthcare, media & entertainment, education, financial services and government. Leveraging world-class design capability, and extensive expertise with content and databases, KiwiTech enables companies to seamlessly add mobile to their technology stack, ensuring instant access to information – anytime, anywhere and on any device. KiwiTech has quickly gained recognition as an innovator by investing in numerous startups and partnering with large enterprises. KiwiTech is based in Washington DC, with offices in New York, San Francisco and New Delhi.
About John Aggrey
Mr. Aggrey is the Chairman & CEO of The Unicorn Group, a successful Executive Relationship Marketing firm based in Tysons Corner, VA. Previous experiences include serving in a Vice President or Director position for several companies including Edgewater Technology, Inc. (a publicly traded premium IT services company), B2e markets (a strategic sourcing software company which was acquired by VerticalNet) and KnowledgeMax, Inc. (an eLearning corporate training company). Mr. Aggrey’s experience as an entrepreneur also includes serving as the Founder and CEO of Serious2Learn.com, a streaming media corporate portal that was acquired by KnowledgeMax, Inc., in 2001. Mr. Aggrey is a graduate and former Board member of Leadership Washington, a current Board Member of The Tower Club, and an Advisory Board member of EdBacker.