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Labdoor

Research, find, and buy the best supplements.

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In Labdoor, Floodgate sees an e-commerce giant in disguise

TechCrunch • Nov. 3, 2016

Fish oil. Protein shakes. Vitamin D pills. The packages look alike. Does it matter which you buy? It certainly does, according to Labdoor, a four-year-old, South San Francisco-based startup that tests about 50 supplements and energy drinks each month that it buys off retail shelves, then ranks for consumers.

Six dangerous weight loss plans that should be avoided

Examiner • June 21, 2016

The firm Labdoor, which has been labeled the “consumer reports of the supplement world” by the internet business publication Serious Startups, works to bring a bit of clarity to the supplement industry and in this case those used for weight loss. Added to this are trends that Labdoor has noted as possibly causing great harm and even death.

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Founders / Key Team

Neil Thanedar
Neil Thanedar
CEO & Co-Founder

Prior to starting LabDoor, Neil served as Founder & President of Avomeen Analytical Services, a chemical analysis and product safety laboratory. Avomeen grew from $0 to $10M in annualized revenues in 6 years with $900K total funding. Neil graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in Cellular and Molecular Biology and Entrepreneurial Studies.

Helton Souza
Helton Souza
CTO & Co-Founder

Prior to LabDoor, Helton founded a web development company named Tera & Creata. His previous experience also includes being a Java developer for various companies, including Spread Systems, CUBE IT, Borland, and Claro. Helton received his B.E. in Computer software engineering from Methodist University of Sao Paulo. 

Rafael Ferreira
Rafael Ferreira
CMO & Co-Founder

Prior to LabDoor, Rafael was an Art Director at various institutions, including 5MetaCom, Pit Propaganda, J3P Propaganda. His previous experience also includes brand design for P&G, Roche, J&J. He received his undergraduate degrees in Photography at Methodist University of Sao Paulo. 

Anderson Silva
Anderson Silva
VP of Engineering

8 years as a Java Engineer at BrightTalk, Kaizen, and Infoway.

Benita Lee
Benita Lee
Editorial Director

10+ years of experience as an editor and researcher. BS: UC-Berkeley. MPH, MD (Candidate): Loma Linda.

Daniel Betts
Daniel Betts
Senior Engineer

3+ years of experience as a Java developer at Labdoor. Developed Labdoor's Android mobile application.