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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: 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: 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: 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: Alexander Culafi | May 8, 2019

Paragon One is a career accelerator that connects professionals (or would-be professionals) with the coaching and tools they need to start the career of their dreams. Alex Culafi had the chance to catch up with Paragon One Co-founder & CEO Matt Wilkerson, who told me about how Paragon One came to be, where it's going next, and much more.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | May 1, 2019

Clyde is an InsureTech company that is focused on providing product protection solutions. We caught up with Founder and CEO Brandon Gell to get the scoop on the company's complete rebranding today, and much, much more. 

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | April 25, 2019

Fabric is a New York-based company with a digital platform that helps parents secure their family's financial future both quickly and easily. We sat down with Fabric Co-Founder and CEO Adam Erlebacher to learn more about how the company was founded, what it's all about, and what the plans are moving forward.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | April 10, 2019

Fetcher is a hiring platform that automates candidate sourcing and actively manages outbound recruiting strategies. We connected with Co-Founder and CEO Andres Blank to learn more about what the company does, how its platform works, and what their future looks like following the $5.4M seed funding they just raised.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | April 5, 2019

MunchMoney is a company that offers employers an employee benefit in the form of the MunchMoney app, a platform that provides said employees with exclusive deals and discounts at 45,000 restaurants nationwide. We caught up with Co-Founder and CEO Chris Kane to learn more about how the platform works, as well as the current state and scale of the company.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | March 29, 2019

LGBTQutie is a dating and social network for the LGBTQ community focused on building real relationships and meaningful connections. We caught up with co-founders Jordan Weiss and Rachel Kimelman to learn more about the app, including why such a platform is needed for the LGBTQ community.

Company Profiles
By: Kalei Buczek | March 22, 2019

Plum Alley is not a fund or an angel network, but rather a platform for connection. Kalei Buczek spoke to Investment Associate Haley Fradkin to get the scoop on what the network is all about.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | March 15, 2019

DownToDash is an app that helps its users find other people to do activities with. We had the chance to speak with Co-Founder and CEO Sama Jashnani about how the company was founded, what it's all about, and more.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | March 8, 2019

GoBambino is a mobile platform that allows busy parents (and parents-to-be) to discover and book everything from drop-in classes to workshops and camps, all without stress and without commitment. We had the chance to speak with Founder Dana Serikov about the story of the company's founding, where it's going next, and what she's most proud of.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | March 6, 2019

Of a Kind is an online commerce company that simultaneously offers the pieces and tells the stories of up-and-coming fashion designers. In addition to fashion, they offer everything from home goods to jewelry, paper goods, and beyond. We had the chance to ask both of its co-founders, Claire Mazur and Erica Cerulo, about the state of the business, including how it started and where it's going next.

 

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