About funseek

funseek is the fast and free go-to-source for discovering fun local events and places. With millions of events and places across the world, funseek integrates and leverages its unique online engagement with offline discovery of event.

Fun is relative, so funseek is personal. From performers at local coffee shops to national concert tours, from garage sales to high end trunk shows, funseek was thoughtfully designed to match individual preferences through simple and fun, customized searches.

funseek is inspirational so everyone is motivated to have fun. Whether searching for something fun to do with family, friends or co-workers, funseek recognizes the need for efficiency for the busy "event planner" in all of us so each event can easily be recommended and shared through social media.

funseek is impactful. funseek's well researched categories including special needs highlight fun and enrichment through civic, charitable and community building events that are integral to funseek's core principle that everyone is entitled to fun.

funseek is accessible. Have an event you want to tell everyone about? It's easy, just Sign Up and Add An Event. funseek also offers unique, nationwide exposure for events through "Funtastic Finds featured on funseek." Contact Us and tell us more about your event and why it should be featured. You can also suggest a fun theme and tell us about your favorite event in your town or city of your choice that is a funtastic find.

funseek is influential. funseek offers a simple events and venues ratings system shared with the funseek community. funseek enlivens individuals to seek fun and engages communities through hyper local, nationwide and global reach. If you're interested in creative promotion of your event, business and brand, Contact Us and let us design a compelling campaign for you exclusively.

Onto fun!

The funseek Team

We're a small, talented team of developers, artists, designers and creative problem solvers impassioned about helping people find fun.

  • Archana Jaiswal turned her frustration with finding fun things to do into an inspiration and founded funseek. Prior to funseek, she served as Associate Producer on Charles Grodin's weekly commentary on 60 Minutes II, CBS News. With over twenty years of experience in media, marketing, and entrepreneurship, her work has had hyper-local to worldwide reach and impact. Archana holds a MA and a BA in cultural anthropology from City University of New York.

  • Vladi Reznikov is responsible for strategic technical direction for funseek. A technologist with over 20 years of software development and management experience, Vladi graduated from Bar-Ilan University (M.Sc in Computer Science) in Ramat Gan, Israel. Vladi's previous experience includes startups as well as Fortune 500 companies. Recently Vladi directed technology solutions at connectopensource.org - an open source software and community portal that promotes IT interoperability in the U.S. healthcare system.

  • Khary D'Aguilar leads development and implementation of funseek's platform. A software engineer, Khary holds a masters and bachelors degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Khary was also the lead singer of surf rock group SolWake. (listen here)

  • Alvin Changis funseek's resident artist, designer, and animator. Alvin's previous experience includes AOL and Time Warner Cable. He holds a bachelors degree in fine arts from UCDavis and is on his third tour of Call of Duty

  • Anirudh Pandey is a software engineering and design intern for funseek.Anirudh Pandey is a Computer Science Graduate Student with a focus in Computer Graphics, Multimedia Animation and Human Computer Interaction at The George Washington University. Apart from seeking fun at funseek, he is a seasonal Disc Jockey and an event junkie.

  • Jeff Schulthies is a software engineering intern for funseek. He is a student at The George Washington University studying computer science and mathematics.

  • Advisors

  • Neal Mohan, Vice President, Display Advertising Products, Google. Neal is responsible for Google's display advertising offerings across desktop and mobile devices. He is a regular speaker at industry events and was listed as one of Ad Age's 10 Most Influential Players in Marketing in 2011. Prior to Google, Neal held various leadership positions at DoubleClick and NetGravity in technology development, business operations, and client services. He has also served in strategy and consulting roles at Microsoft and Accenture. Neal has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He also has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

  • Chaitanya Sareen, Microsoft Principal Program Manager Lead on Windows. He is also the CEO and Co-founder of Chewsy. He is a proven leader with a track record of product design and execution with impact on over a billion people worldwide. He has delivered innovative user interfaces for major products such as Microsoft Windows and Office. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Binghamton University where he was an IBM Watson Scholar.

  • Pantea is funseek’s legal advisor. She has experience advising clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies. She is the managing partner at PF Stevenson Law Group. Pantea started her legal career as a mergers and acquisitions attorney in the New York office of Jones Day. She later joined the Business and Finance Practice at Morgan Lewis & Bockius before doing what she has always wanted to do—build a law firm dedicated to its clients and attorneys.