Mr. Check-in: But I'm the Mayor...

by Rob Lewis | Technology

Vancouver-born location-based mobile app Echoecho raised $750K in seed funding from Google Ventures last fall. Now the startup calls Los Angeles home.

Echoecho gives you a quick and easy way to find a friend, family member or colleague and help them find you. The app works anywhere in the world across multiple platforms including Android, iOS, Blackberry, and Nokia.

Like every other mobile app in North America, they're announcing news this week at SXSW in Austin with the release of Version 4 of While this announcement will likely get lost in the noise that is SXSW, their new video spots featuring Vancouver actors Colin Cunningham and Dominika Wolski may help them cut through it. Check out "But I'm the Mayor."

You may also what to check out "Crazy Director" and its out-takes (warning: NSFW).

Echoecho Mobile Ltd.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Echoecho is the fastest and simplest way to ask and answer the question "Where are you?" The company's cornerstone product is an open API, location sharing system that runs on all leading smartphone platforms - Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Nokia S60 and Windows Mobile. Echoecho solves a real, immediate and recurring problem for consumers and by offering an open API to third parties, echoecho... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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