about yourport

the idea

The idea is a simple one...."Make accessing your favorite sites as quick as possible".

YourPort is a free customizable startpage that allows you to open your favorite sites within seconds of being online.

 

the story so far

In 2011, cofounders, Lee and Dean McKeown had an idea, 'wouldn't it be great if you could get to any of your favorite content with one click of the mouse'. After some time of long days and late nights, on the 27th May 2012 they became the proud, yet daunted parents of Yourport.com.

Since then, they have has been busy nurturing their baby into a cool lovable site that they hope is as useful to you, as it has been for them.

As with any new site, YourPort has had to walk before it can run. The site is currently in its 'beta' stage of development so there are still many new features that are in progress. You can keep up to date on the latest ideas and features on the YourPort's blog.

In the meantime, if there are any features you would like to see on the site, something you don't like or any other suggestions, it would be great if you could post your thoughts here.

 

meet the team

lee mckeown CEO

Lee McKeown. - (The coder) - In addition to all the business matters that come with running YourPort, Lee's other role is to make sure the site is functioning correctly; basically the stuff under the hood that makes the car run. Lee brings over 10 years experience in programming and product development to Yourport. Prior to Yourport Lee developed systems for many world leading companies and has now transferred his immense knowledge to web development. Lee holds a 1st Class BSc and MSc Honours Degree from Cambridge University. - contact Lee

dean mckeown CEO

Dean McKeown. - (The designer) - Dean's main role in the company is to develop and maintain the aesthetics and functionality of the site. Dean comes from a traditional art and design background. He gained a BSc and MA in Design, before being attracted to the bright lights of web design. - contact Dean

 

Our Families. - A big huge thank you to our families for putting up with all the hard work and many late nights.

 

 

We hope you find the site useful,

Thank you

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