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A New App Will Soon Bring Veterinary House Calls to Portland

Willamette Weekly • Jan. 9, 2017

Heath care for Portland pets is about to be even more convenient than it is for humans.

VetPronto wants to make it easier to care for your pets by sending vets to you

Digital Trends • Dec. 4, 2016

If the dentist is the most dreaded of office visits for humans, then surely the vet is the equivalent for our pets (and by extension, ourselves as well). But now there’s a startup hoping to make the process of caring for your cats and dogs a bit less painful.

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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.