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Snooth Inc
Industry Internet
Founded New York City, New York
(November 17, 2006)
Headquarters New York City, New York
Number of employees
8 [1]

Snooth is a social networking website based in New York City, United States. It was founded in November 2006 by Philip J. K. James, a graduate of Oxford University and Columbia Business School. The company raised $300,000 in seed financing in December 2006. Snooth has built an online community for wine drinkers; users can research, review and shop for wine on the site.


In 2008, Snooth receives the Model of Excellence Award from infoCommerce.[2]

In 2010, Snooth becomes 2010 Wine Blog Awards Finalist.[3]

In August 2010, Snooth is named Finalist in Lead411's New York City Hot 125[4]


The site has been noted in Decanter (magazine),[5] the New York Daily News,[6] and the New York Post.[7]

In November 2007, the company raised another $1 million from angel investors[8] to expand its operations and merchant relationships.

In 2013, Snooth's Co-Founder and former CTO Mark Angelillo was named CEO.


  1. ^ Snooth Team Page 
  2. ^ 2008 Award Winners
  3. ^ Recognizing Excellence in New Media
  4. ^ "New York City Hot 125"
  5. ^ Rosen, Maggie; Oliver Styles (August 14, 2007). "Wine sites cash in on Facebook phenomenon". Decanter Magazine. IPC Media Limited. Retrieved 2007-11-01. 
  6. ^ Cheshes, Jay (21 November 2007), "Turkeys that fly: How to have a mail-order Thanksgiving", Daily News 
  7. ^ Lieberman, Sara; Stewart, Sara (25 November 2007), "No Bottle Rockets: The City's Hot New Wine-bar Scene is Coming Uncorked!", New York Post 
  8. ^ Wine 2.0 Site, Snooth, Raises $1 Million Angel Round 

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