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Sep 15, 2016 11:11 EDT

SABEResPODER – Mobile marketplace and commerce for Hispanic immigrants

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 15, 2016



Mobile marketplace and commerce for Hispanic immigrants




Problem: Over 9M people annually (uniques) go through the U.S. based waiting rooms of the Mexican and El Salvadoran consulates (for Passports, Matricula Identification Cards, etc).

These individuals are proactively looking to establish themselves in the U.S. (passports and identification cards are only necessary for those staying in the U.S.), but are unable to find in-language resources explaining how to access many of the most needed goods & services.

Solution: SABEResPODER (SEP) is a venture-backed Spanish language multimedia company running an independent network of touch points across the U.S. to meet these needs:

  • We’ve made capital expenditures to create an owned network of digital media and flat screen televisions in all of the high-traffic and key U.S. based Mexican & El Salvador consulates
  • We have representatives in locations distributing physical promotional material, collecting survey data, and gathering cell phone information to opt-in members into the SEP mobile network (>300,000 members in approx. 12 months) for customer acquisition
  • We have become the leading out of home digital media and mobile technology company for Spanish-speaking consumers in the U.S.


SABEResPODER has the largest online and offline Spanish speaking U.S. based panel of respondents. The company is present in 25 states across over 50 markets. Our panel is available to answer any questions you might have. We are the leading research organization focused on US Latinos of Mexican, Salvadoran and Guatemalan origin.


300,000+ mobile members with over 35% engagement rates & 1,000+ new users per day

MAY, 2015

Over 4,000,000 texts/sms exchanged with members

MAY, 2015

9,000,000 unique visitors per year to SABEResPODER’s existing consulate acquisition channel

MAY, 2015

Executive team with technology experience at Netflix, WPP, HULU, Tinder, Pricegrabber and Sony with over 50 years of media and tech expertis

MAY, 2015

Recognized by Nielsen as the strongest engagement platform they use for gathering market research data from U.S. Spanish speaking consumers

MAY, 2015

No competition in our channel (government consulates), endorsements by foreign governments and agreements for exclusive distribution

MAY, 2015


SEP has empowered community members with the right product and services. We at NALA are impressed with the team and execution. The company is most certainly at an exciting inflection point.
Emilio Diez BarrosoOwner, NALA Investments
Emilio Diez Barroso
SEP is creating real value for the fastest growing consumer group in the U.S. and developing phenomenal technology to scale rapidly.
Adam RodriguezActor & Investor in SABEResPODER
Adam Rodriguez
I work with tons of companies and none of them are able to do what SEP does with its technology and data for this consumer segment.
Monica GilSenior VP & General Manager, Multicultural Gr
Monica Gil


Amir Hemmat

Amir Hemmat

Co-Founder & CEO at SABEResPODER

Throughout his professional career, Amir Hemmat has focused on being an entrepreneur and community advocate—especially in the areas of healthcare and the environment, and issues facing the Latino community. Amir Hemmat is Co-Founder of SABEResPODER™ (SEP) and currently serves as its President and CEO. SEP is a Spanish-language media company that provides educational content to the U.S. Hispanic community and produces comprehensive and practical educational solutions for Spanish-dominant Latinos in the United States. To date, SEP has distributed over seven million educational booklets throughout the U.S. and produced educational video programming for the SABEResPODER VideoNetwork—a series of networked flat screen TVs placed in key community locations that serve Spanish dominant communities.
Raul Lomeli

Raul Lomeli

Co-Founder & Executive Chairman

Executive Chairman at SABEResPODER, Inc
Bryan Corey

Bryan Corey

Chief of Strategy

Founder, DecisionSky and Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs and The Blackstone Group
Boris Droutman

Boris Droutman

Chief Technology Officer

No. 10 Hire at Netflix VP of Technology, Lowermybills.com CTO, ShoeDazzle
Dave Chun

Dave Chun

Chief Product Officer

Chief Product Officer – Adly Senior Director of Product Development – Napster Senior Product Manager – Sony


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NALA Investments


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BAM Ventures


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Brener International Group


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Jeb Bush, Jr.


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Emma Bloomberg


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Contact Information:

Amir Hemmat - Co-Founder & CEO at SABEResPODER

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