buuteeq is a Seattle Washington based startup that makes a SaaS/Cloud Digital Marketing System (DMS) for independent hotels. buuteeq was founded by Forest Key and Adam Brownstein who formerly worked together at Microsoft Corporation as marketing and business development executives for various web technology and user experience platform product groups. The management team possesses a bevy of both tech and user experience expertise from career stints with (among others) Sony Corporation, Macromedia, Oveture/Yahoo!, and Industrial Light & Magic. In addition to our headquarters in Seattle Washington, buuteeq’s product engineer team and customer care teams operate in Palo Alto, California / Santiago, Chile / and Beijing , China. We were founded in February 2010 and have raised $1.5m USD of seed capital. Our solution launched publicly on Jan 18th of 2011 after more than 10 months in private beta with over 10 early adopters hotels from 8 different countries.