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Shannon Ong

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Ninja, Advisor, Entrepreneur, Founder of The Catch and Sockskies

Ninja, Advisor, Entrepreneur, Founder of The Catch and Sockskies

5 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Ad Sales
  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Marketing
I have an idea I'm commited to

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Ad Sales
  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Marketing

Involved In


The Catch
The Catch


Blog Sparks Network, LLC


Founder, CEO The Catch September 2014 - present
Founder The Catch September 2014 - present
Growth Various Companies June 2006 - present
Advisor Blog Sparks Network, LLC January 2014 - present
Founder Sockskies March 2013 - present
Growth Various Media Companies June 2006 - December 2013
Advisor, Lead Curator CupidCurated April 2012 - October 2012


University of California, Santa Barbara Communication & Sociology

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • Electrical Engineering
  • • Mechanical Engineering
Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Seed funding
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Games
  • • Green
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Photos
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Market research • Email Marketing • Online advertising • Mobile marketing • Strategic Partnerships

Key Accomplishments

Entrepreneur with a passion for startups, tech, digital and all things social. Being an innovative key player, I thrive to be a solutions provider, excelling in key areas such as sales, marketing and business development.

+ Start Ups
+ Brand marketing & advertising
+ Digital advertising
+ Email marketing
+ Customer Acquisition
+ Performance driven & direct response marketing
+ Market research
+ PRIZM, target marketing, segmentation, demographics
+ Mobile marketing
+ Strategic partnerships
+ Account strategy, planning
+ Social Media

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I love entrepreneurship, and bring a high level of enthusiasm and positive encouragement to any team. Highly driven, I love to take risks and very adaptable to change. Very tenacious in nature, I don't give up and will work hard to see the company succeed.

As an Advisor

I'm very hands on, organized and deadline oriented.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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John Kimak
We worked together at SocialMoms
She's very motivated and has several original and interesting ideas.
Mary Luna
They're my friends
She's organized, driven and gets shit done.
Chelsea Robertson
They're my school
Shannon is a great entrepreneur because she is self-motivated, thorough, and has excellent communication skills. She has a future-oriented o ... utlook and is always looking ahead to the next step in the process. In this way, Shannon gains an edge against her competitors and is an essential component to any team. I am proud to vouch for Shannon as an entrepreneur as I have complete confidence that she will continue to be successful in any projects she takes on.
Cody Laxo
We worked together at SocialMoms
I have always been impressed with Shannon's motivation to better herself, career and community. She is smart, quick and has a great market i ... ntuition. She has great ideas and never afraid to take risks to reach her goals.
Michael Klein
Head of Sales & Marketing @onefinestay, formerly VC @canaanpartners, living @ny. Hiring @
Shannon is a passionate and dedicated entrepreneur. I have seen her work tirelessly to take Sockskies from idea to product. She's also a l ... ot of fun to work with. I would jump at the chance to work with Shannon.

Laura Kassovic
We worked together
Laura is smart, motivated and resourceful. I had the pleasure of working with Laura and she has great communication, is task oriented and a ... natural leader, making sure timelines are goals are met.

Zander Adell
They're my friends
I had the opportunity to meet Zander at a previous founder network group last year. Zander is a smart, creative dedicated entrepreneur and ... it was exciting to watch him take an idea to a real company/product within months, which only proves his great drive and high passion.

Nadia Eghbal

Nadia will make an awesome entrepreneur.

Adam Gries

Adam will make an awesome entrepreneur.

John Shepard
They're my friends  •  Sr. Reporting Analyst, Adecco Group and President, Archimedex.
John is a sharp, bright hungry guy who is building something that can disrupt the healthcare industry. Have the opportunity to have met bo ... th him and his cofounder and we help each other with co-networking and advice.

Ugo Ezeamuzie
Founder, Previously Analyst / Associate, Morgan Stanley. Georgia Institute of Technology grad.
Ugo is a smart, driven bass ass entrepreneur with tremendous passion. Look forward to hearing more about how his project goes!!

David Kram
They're my friends  •  Building world's largest online cannabis marketplace. Founder & CEO
Had the opportunity to meet with David as he was a alpha tester for my app, but then ran into him at many other startup functions as he is ... a great networker. He is a visionary and has great things planned, looking forward to seeing his company take off the ground.

JJ O'Brien
They're my friends  •  Founder, Golden Spike Provisions. Looking for others excited about the future of legal cannabis. Stanford GSB grad. Williams College Grad
I had the opportunity to meet JJ, a fellow entrepreneur. In the brief time I met him I knew he was a go-getter. JJ is a great guy to get t ... o know, personable, hungry and dedicated. He has a great track record and I look forward to seeing great things from him and his new venture.

Harry Bui
We worked together  •  Entrepreneur, Full Stack Developer
Hung is one of my investors for The Catch and is very knowledgeable, thoughtful and supportive. Definitely a hungry entrepreneur!