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By: Colin W. Barry | June 27, 2017
Oomf creates portable chargers and the company has just joined the 2017 Mass Challenge cohort and VentureFizz had the chance to speak with company co-founder and CEO, Gavin Gray, about Oomf's early success with creating a "sharing economy" on college campuses.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | June 26, 2017
UbiCare connects doctors and patients through a digital information platform, which allows hospital patients and employees to disburse medical-related data to patients. Founder and CEO, Betsy Weaver, shares the story behind the company and how "going digital" was the next step within the heathcare sector.
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By: Zach Winn | June 22, 2017
Farmers are in a similarly tough spot as they try to secure sales and shipments before their products go bad. Forager’s answer to this headache-inspiring situation is an online platform designed to streamline every step in local food’s journey from the farm to your shopping cart.  
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By: Sarah Salbu | June 21, 2017
XebiaLabs provides an Enterprise DevOps Platform that makes it possible for IT teams to automate many of the processes associated with deploying applications at-scale across an organization. Sarah Salbu interviewed company CEO, Derek Langone, about how the company has developed and grown over the years. 
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | June 20, 2017
OpenCity is an integrated CRM platform with one goal in mind; improve communication within the hospitality industry between businesses and customers. CEO and Founder, Nick Belsito, tells the story behind his company including how his appreciation for local restaurants, working in hospitality and how effective texting is within the restaurant business.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | June 15, 2017
Cortex is a Boston-area SaaS startup that allows the creative decision making process for content to be more streamlined. VentureFizz interviewed the company's founder and CEO, Brennan White, about how some of their clients, such as Maroon 5, have used Cortex. 
Company Profiles
By: Sam Benson Smith | June 13, 2017
The Read Read is a product that was developed at the Harvard iLab which visually impaired and blink people to independently learn phonics and braille. Sam Benson Smith interviewed its creator, Alex Tavares.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | June 12, 2017
Como Audio released its first two products, multi-room “smart speakers” Solo and Duetto. In a new Kickstarter campaign, the company is raising money for its latest products, Amico and Musica. Zach Winn interviewed Tom DeVesto, Como's founder, about his history with manufacturing audio speakers including how he founded Cambridge Soundworks.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | June 8, 2017
Sia is a decentralized data platform that allows users to purchase cloud storage space, created by Nebulous, Inc. VentureFizz interviewed the company's Head of Operations, Zach Herbert, about how the founders were able to use the technology behind bitcoin to create what could be the next big data storage layer.
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By: Sarah Salbu | June 7, 2017
SiteSpect's platform provides a suite of tools and techniques that makes it possible to conduct A/B testing, multivariate testing, personalization and behavioral targeting at scale. Sarah Salbu interviewed company founder and CTO, Eric Hansen, about the complex world of A/B and multivariate testing for online businesses.
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By: Colin W. Barry | June 6, 2017
OffGridBox creates compact, modular devices created for producing fresh and drinkable water, as well as the ability to generate power from solar panels. VentureFizz interviewed co-founder and CEO, Emiliano Cecchini about the company's success overseas in countries such as Rwanda, as well as his time spent at Techstars.  
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | May 31, 2017
4URTIME is a service app which allows users to find and connect with a certified, fully insured Personal Assistant (PA). First-time entrepreneur Colin Lake told VentureFizz his story, which includes his personal goal of wanting to help small business owners put time back into their schedule.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | May 25, 2017
Founded in 2015, Ovation is a SaaS company with a cloud-based data platform helping organizations manage scientific and clinical data. VentureFizz spoke with co-founder and CEO Barry Wark about his company's platform and how their clients can use it to study data more efficiently.
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By: Keith Cline | May 24, 2017
Mendix's Application Platform-as-a-Service helps companies build, launch, and iterate on applications at a much faster rate. We discussed the company and its growth plans with Pranshu Tewari, Mendix’s Chief Marketing Officer.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | May 18, 2017
Netra is a visual intelligence company that uses cutting edge image recognition and artificial intelligence technologies to help brands understand and target customers. CEO Richard Lee shares the story behind Netra, including being apart of Techstars and having some assistance from Mark Cuban. 
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | May 17, 2017
FAIRWAYiQ is a platform allows golf courses to track a variety of areas which require some form of maintenance. VentureFizz interviewed both company founders, Dave Vanslette and James Nunn, to find out how golf courses can use their platform to benefit their business.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | May 11, 2017
Healigo is a HIPAA-compliant engagement platform with a focus on connecting physical therapists and their patients. VentureFizz interviewed company co-founder and CEO, Nick Fontana, and learned of his background in health care and what inspired him to start this company.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | May 11, 2017
SimpMe is a database of analogies based on popular interests designed to help explain complicated terms. Zach Winn interviewed company founder, Jordan Perry, and learned how his own personal learning experiences helped him develop SimpMe.
Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | May 3, 2017
Launching today, Wasabi is a “hot” storage company which claims to be six times faster and one-fifth the cost of Amazon S3 and is also changing the game in terms of cloud data storage. We interviewed David Friend, Wasabi's CEO & co-founder about this new company.
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By: Colin W. Barry | April 27, 2017
Elsen is a growing Fintech company who created and developed nPlatform for financial service companies. VentureFizz spoke with company co-founder and CEO, Zac Sheffer, about the company's history and the groundbreaking technology they have developed.
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By: Zach Winn | April 27, 2017
Position Health alerts providers if their patient enters an emergency room or hospital and helps connect the patient to the right person. Zach Winn interviewed company co-founder, Kyan Safarvi, about how this complex process works and found out which Boston-area hospitals are using the service.
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By: Sarah Salbu | April 26, 2017
Serial entrepreneur Chase Garbarino has the startup bug and his latest business is VentureApp, a networking site connecting those involved with the tech community. Sarah Salbu interviewed Garbarino to learn the plans for his newest company.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | April 20, 2017
Aste is a service determined to cut out the negativity surrounding the online dating scene. Founder and CEO, Julie Nashawaty, shares the inspiration behind the founding the company, which includes dating a bank robber and trying to make the online dating world more safe.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | April 17, 2017
SoundBridge in an audio recording and engineering platform, described by company CEO and founder Wake Anderson as “created by musicians, for musicians.” VentureFizz's profile on SoundBridge details the features of the company's software, including the ability to collaborate with other users seamlessly.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | April 13, 2017
As data science and machine learning have advanced in recent years, automated marketing solutions leveraging these technologies have flooded the market. ZyloTech sits on the bleeding edge of this trend. Zach Winn interviewed company founder and CEO, Abhi Yadav, and learned about the ZyloTech's complex technology.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | April 11, 2017
Kinto’s goal is to provide a variety of digital tools and online communities to help caregivers address a variety of needs that are not just medical-related. Our interview with Redstar Ventures' Jeet Singh, who is also Kinto's founder and CEO, details how Kinto is giving caregivers what they need.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | April 10, 2017
Datawatch is in the business of self-service data preparation and analytics with its Monarch portfolio of products. Our interview with CEO and president, Michael Morrison, gives readers an inside history of this 20-year-old company and its technological evolution.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | April 6, 2017
Adopets is offering a free platform for rescue shelters to easily manage the adoption process. Zach Winn interviewed company co-founder and CEO, Artur Sousa. Sousa shares his own pet adoption struggles and how it led to the creation of the company.
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By: Sarah Salbu | April 5, 2017
Teikametrics is a four-year-old, bootstrapped tech startup that is aiming to support what CRO, Andy Coughlin describes as, “the new American dream.” Sarah Salbu's profile on the company details what this "new American dream" is and how they work with Amazon resellers.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | April 3, 2017
Sometimes the pivot works, sometimes it doesn’t. In Privy’s case, the pivot has let to game-changing growth. VentureFizz connected with company founder and CEO, Ben Jabbawy, about Privy's successful turnaround.

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