Summary

A website designed to help students find the perfect roommate in college, Roomsurf functions as a helpful tool that makes the college experience as productive and enjoyable as possible. Upon entering Roomsurf’s website, users may create profiles and connect to Facebook to allow for comprehensive customization. Additionally, the site includes tools to select features such as gender of the roommate or location of the university. Roomsurf utilizes software that generates a percentage based on compatibility of potential roommates. The compatibility percentage system that Roomsurf uses is based on the preferences and information entered. Once the percentage is calculated, the website allows students to view profiles of individuals with the best matches in living preferences and personality traits. Once connected with others users based on compatibility, individuals may communicate via Roomsurf or Facebook. Upon determining the perfect roommate, a student may submit roommate requests to the housing department at the appropriate university where he or she has enrolled. While not all schools accept roommate requests, most colleges do allow such appeals if submitted through the institutions’ established methods. Roomsurf was created by a motivated group of individuals who recognized the need for a website that caters to college students. With backgrounds in marketing, business, advertising, technology, and accounting, the Roomsurf team brings a strong sense of entrepreneurial spirit and passion to the business. Roomsurf co-founders Justin Gaither and Dan Thibodeau continue to develop the business with creative ideas and innovative approaches. Roomsurf’s headquarters are located in Miami, Florida. Individuals interested in learning more about Roomsurf may call 855-240-SURF.

Work History

Work History
2010 - Present

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