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Mark Lesbirel


Mark Lesbirel

Founder, Kappow Apps

Mark's professional bio / interests

Created an ESP used by banks, gov departments, hotel groups, plcs etc in the late 90's early 00's, at the same time created an online community for creative industry (creativematch). Innovations included being able to publish your own news articles with associated backlink/cloud tags etc - in 2003. Spent a bit of time 'out' and started looking at apps about 4 years ago. Spent most of 2019/2020 building an app publishing platform and am now starting to launch a suite of apps targeting several verticals. The aim to reduce CO2 emissions caused by print and create brand new direct to consumer D2C channels for brands.

I’d like help with…

Strategic partnerships & introductions

An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…

I was born a drummer.

I live in


A career highlight

Competing with Brand Republic in visitor numbers (ABC certified) with a team of 6. And just remembered, on a Dragons Den follow up segment they were searching for designers to help their new rebrand - they searched using creativematch - that was a good one :)




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Sep 13, 2021