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Vets Warn Fleas Becoming Resistant To Chemical Treatments

CBS • Dec. 10, 2015

This past summer has been dragging on months and months, so flea populations, they have been really small to start off with and they’re growing


Fast Company • Nov. 13, 2015

VetPronto, an on-demand veterinarian site, is offering salaried positions for veterinarians that commit to more than 15 appointment slots per week.

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Founders / Key Team

Joe Waltman
Joe Waltman
CEO & Co-Founder

Joe Waltman bootstrapped his previous business (RestEngine - email service provider) from launch in 2009 to acquisition by Twitter in 2012. The RestEngine team and technology are now powering Twitter’s outbound email initiatives. Previous work experience also includes Qualcomm and Akamai. INSEAD and UC Berkeley alum.

Katherine Van Ekert
Katherine Van Ekert
COO & Co-Founder

Katherine van Ekert Onay is a veterinarian with over two years of operations experience at a number of on-demand start-ups. In addition to doing veterinary work in her native Australia, she has also worked for Zesty, Muufri and New Harvest in the SF Bay Area.

Soren Berg
Soren Berg
CTO & Co-Founder

Soren Berg built RestEngine’s platform from scratch to support 15 million monthly emails and their first paying customer within two months. He continued to expand the platform to add targeting, personalization, and A/B testing until the acquisition by Twitter in 2012.