Ouibox

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Ouibox
Type Private
Founded Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. (2006 (2006))
Founders Peyton Fouts
Headquarters Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Key people Peyton Fouts
Website www.ouibox.com

Ouibox is a website headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky. It features a social network aggregator, a writing tool called OuiWrite which auto-cites sources, and an affiliate shopping tool called OuiShop which generates donations to charities without affecting a user's purchase price.[1]

Ouibox signed up 8000 users on the week it launched. [2] It was one of the first investments of the Bluegrass Angels Venture Fund II.[3]

History[edit]

Ouibox was founded in 2006 by Peyton Fouts, a graduate of the English and Communications programs at the University of Kentucky.[4] [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Curtin, Chris (December 17, 2010). "'Tis the Season to Give Back -- Digitally". Huffington Post. Retrieved January 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ Davis, Alex (2010-12-01). "We say 'oui' to Ouibox: A revolution in networking". The Lamplighter. Retrieved 2011-01-16. 
  3. ^ Miller, Kacie (2010-10-27). "Young Lexington Entrepreneur Launches OuiBox (Editors Note)". University of Kentucky EconDev News. Retrieved 2011-01-16. 
  4. ^ Eblen, Tom (October 27, 2010). "Young Lexington entrepreneur launches OuiBox". Lexington Herald-Leader. Retrieved January 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ Holaday, Erin (November 10, 2010). "Oui! UK Alum Launches Life-Changing Web Tool". University of Kentucky UKNOW. Retrieved January 16, 2011. 


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