Scooploop Ltd

Scooploop assemble


Scooploop began as a recommendation site where friends recommended businesses, as a form of trustworthy, online word of mouth. While we do tend to trust our friends and family more than strangers, they don’t always live nearby. This was one of Scooploop’s major problems, because our users weren’t always able to find recommendations for businesses local to them.

This sparked an idea at Scooploop HQ. We asked, “Who knows local businesses better than anyone?” The members of our local community – our neighbours – of course. While the people who live around us have always known which local businesses are reputable and worth the money, there wasn’t an easy way to ask them.

We decided to reconstruct Scooploop from what it once was and transform it into a community website. Neighbours are now sharing recommendations, skills and knowledge, getting to know each other, attending local events and enjoying their community.

We offer a simple, non-invasive way to connect with your neighbours, at a time that suits you. We’re still fulfilling our aim of bringing people closer to the best in the business through the power of word of mouth, but we’ve localised the service to benefit our users and help small businesses to market themselves online. We unite local communities and fuse new friendships between neighbours.

The Core Team

John "Fury" Middleton
CEO and Founder
"There was an idea, to assemble a team ..."
Wolfgang "Thor" Hauptfleisch
Head of Product and Advisor to the CEO

Wolfgang has worked as a software developer and system administrator for more than 30 years.

He studied musicology and logic in Germany, worked in R&D on autonomous embedded systems and has a long experience in development and deployment of large web services.

Before Scooploop, he has been Chief Technology Officer of awarded regtech company Enforcd for three years.

His interests include artificial intelligence, space travel and science fiction.

"I went for the head"
Tomasz "Iron Man" Makuch
Head of Development

Tomasz has been developing websites and applications for the last 15 years, out of which seven years have been in London companies. He has been building and overseeing a platform of websites, with now +200k users a day, focusing mainly on database related web services and scalability.

He studied journalism and Public Relations at Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

In his private time, he enjoys writing music for his three kids, oil painting and hiking in the Tatra Mountains.

"Well, performance issues, it's not uncommon. one out of five"
Patryk "Cap" Makuch
Frontend Developer
"I could do that all day"
Emily "Black Widow" Kell
Business Development Manager, Quality Assurance
Emily has been working for ScoopLoop for 3 years, focusing mostly on user relations, marketing and quality assurance. Before that, Emily attended Sheffield Hallam University where she achieved a first-class degree in English Language.
"I'm multitasking."
Jamie "Scarlet Witch" Garvey
Business Development Manager
Jamie has experience in business development across a variety of industries, from hospitality to tech start-ups. She once co-founded a wedding planning company in Vietnam. Besides the passion to grow and master entrepreneurship, Jamie’s wildest dream is to become a mindfulness influencer.
"You guys know I can move things with my mind, right?"
Artur "Hawkeye" Strzeszewski
Mobile Release Manager
Graduated from the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology at Warsaw University of Technology. Software developer, mostly mobile apps using web technology like javascript, ionic and angular.
"Just because something works, doesn't mean it can't be improved."


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ScoopLoop Ltd is registered in England & Wales, Company House Number 09173135

Scooploop Ltd is registered with the ICO no ZA305886

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