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Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | July 15, 2019

TUGG (Tech Underwriting Greater Good) leaves a continuing impact on the Boston tech sector, but how did it get there? We spoke with Mike Cole, Executive Director of TUGG, to talk about the organization's history, the successful events they hosted, and their plans for the future.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | July 11, 2019

We spoke with Adam Jones, VICI Co-Founder and CEO, to chat about his experiences as a fan of out-of-market sports (like association football), how his company’s platform works, and what plans they have for other sports.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | June 27, 2019

Greg Brodsky, Start.coop’s Founder and Director, spoke with us to talk about the story behind the organization, its unique co-op model and what sets it apart from other accelerators, and he shared the details on the companies part of its cohort.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | June 20, 2019

LuminDx’s Founder and CEO Susan Conover sat down with us to discuss the story on how she got started, how their easy-to-use app differentiates diseases, and advice she has for other first-time founders.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | June 13, 2019

Peter Smith, Edgewise’s Co-Founder and CEO, connected with us to talk about his background and career in Boston tech, what led him to start Edgewise, what microsegmentation is and how it impacts a company’s security.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | June 12, 2019

FoodieTrip is a peer-to-peer marketplace that connects travelers and adventure seekers with local food guides for authentic gastronomic experiences all over the world. We caught up with Founder and CEO Matan Magril to learn more about his company, including its origin story, what's next, and more.

 

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | June 6, 2019

Jinesh Patel, Founder and CEO of UptimeHealth, connected with us to talk about his background working with hospital equipment, how the startup’s software works, and their time as part of Techstars Boston.

Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | June 5, 2019

The speed at which a website loads is critical to a positive user experience. We asked Facebook about their Web Speed Team, including their mission, how the team is organized, how they manage to get the job done, and more.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | May 31, 2019

LexSet is a visual AI solution for object recognition and visual search. We spoke to LexSet Co-Founder and CEO Leslie Oliver Karpas to learn more about what this means, as well as what's currently going on with the company and where it's going next.

 
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | May 30, 2019

We connected with Florian Wegener, ZAGENO’s Co-Founder and CEO, to talk about his background in biotech and medtech, what led him to start the company, and advice for raising capital.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | May 24, 2019

Pvilion is a firm that specializes in laminating photovoltaics to flexible materials like fabric, stainless steel, and composites to create lightweight solar products that produce power. The types of products they produce range from solar-powered charging stations to solar-powered curtains, and everything in-between. I caught up with Co-Founder and CEO Colin Touhey to gain insight into the company's history as well as its current happenings.

 
Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | May 23, 2019

Daniel Theobald, Vecna’s Founder and CIO, connected with us to share the history behind the company, including his lifelong fascination with robotics, and how their robots operate. Theobald also talked about what technologies the company works on and what’s next on the horizon for him and his team.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | May 23, 2019

ThreeMain’s Co-Founders Joe Budzienski and Lauren Simonelli have been working together in some capacity throughout their careers. They connected with us to talk about the founding of the eCommerce startup, their respective backgrounds, and tips for funding for early-stage companies.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | May 17, 2019

EquityZen is an online platform that allows its users to buy and sell pre-IPO stocks. I sat down with Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer Phil Haslett to learn more about the company, and to also learn a bit more about Haslett.

 
Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | May 15, 2019

We connected with Gary Noke, PrismHR’s President and CEO, to learn more about the technology’s company and who some of their clients are. Noke also touched upon what the company culture is like at their offices.

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