Net Driven Founder and EVR1 Co-Founder Join Gracious Fade “Digital Time Capsule” Team in Advisory Roles

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Patrick Sandone, founder of Net Driven, and Brandon Peele, Co-founder of EVR1, recently joined Gracious Fade in advisory roles. Both Sandone and Peele, start-up veterans, will assist the Gracious Fade Team with its “Digital Time Capsule” service.

"Leave Nothing Unsaid..."

Patrick Sandone is the Founder and President of the Software as a Service technology firm, Net Driven and is a regular speaker at industry events on the topics of social media, websites and internet marketing. Patrick previously worked for Monitor Clipper Partners in Boston, MA and Paris, France, as a venture capitalist. Patrick also worked for the investment banking firm of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in New York City. Patrick holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

“Gracious Fade has developed a unique and highly valuable service with great commercial potential,” says Sandone. “As a former VC and current tech CEO, I look forward to advising the company regarding capital-raising and strategic concerns.”

Brandon Peele is the Co-founder of EVR1 (, a Berkeley, CA company that makes sustainable goods that contain humanity's greatest written works. Brandon is the creator of the Continuum Development Index ( and a veteran of numerous successful technology, media and consumer goods companies, including Crackle/Sony, Bebo/Aol., Lifefactory, Autodesk, Babycenter, Intertainer, Bookglutton and SunTechnics. Brandon holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS from the University of Illinois.

"Gracious Fade provides our service men and women, first responders and all of humanity with a valuable and heart-centered service, connecting us with our loved ones in the way we want to be remembered,” says Peele. “I love that it gives us the ability to have a positive impact upon the world well after we've passed."

Gracious Fade’s Members can upload written messages, photographs, videos and voice messages for family and friends, which will be released to their selected Beneficiaries upon confirmation of their passing. Basic Members can upload written messages and photographs for free. Premium Members receive enhanced features, including increased storage space, voice and video upload capabilities.

"We are excited to have Patrick and Brandon serve as advisors to Gracious Fade. Both Patrick and Brandon have impressive pedigrees and they will provide a wealth of business and tech knowledge to the rest of our team,” says Allen Karch, CEO of Gracious Fade.

The Gracious Fade team hopes to provide its Members with a unique opportunity to “Leave Nothing Unsaid…”

About Gracious Fade
Gracious Fade is a digital time capsule and memorial website service created by first responders, which preserves a Member’s voice and imagery in the first person. Gracious Fade was derived from personal family losses and a desire to assist U.S. service members, law enforcement personnel and firefighters with their "Just In Case" messages. For more information, please visit

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