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By: Alexander Culafi | January 2, 2019

Landstylist is a website that helps people design and get inspiration for their outdoor space. We caught up with Founder Julie Farris to learn more about how Landstylist came to be, as well as how the company has evolved over time.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | December 28, 2018

PigPug is a company that is developing a headset to treat ADHD that works through neurofeedback, a form of therapeutic intervention. We caught up with CEO Vitali Karpeichyk to learn more about the current state of the NYC-based company.

 
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 20, 2018

DUST Identity is a company out of the MIT ecosystem that is innovating supply chain security by taking a unique approach; using applied science engineered diamonds for customers to keep track of their chains. We spoke with company Co-Founder and CEO Ophir Gaathon to learn about how and why the company chose to use diamonds as a core part of their technology and Gaathon went into detail about the development process.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | December 19, 2018

ThriveFantasy is a new daily fantasy company dedicated to prop bets, which are made for the occurrence or non-occurrence during a game of an event not directly affecting the game's final outcome. We had the opportunity to catch up with Founder and CEO Adam Weinstein to ask him about how the game works and how the company has evolved over time.

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By: Keith Cline | December 18, 2018

ThriveHive is a company that aims to guide small businesses to extraordinary marketing results by combining data, people, and software. We caught up with Scott Noll, General Manager of SaaS at ThriveHive, to learn more about the story behind the company's founding, how it differentiates from the competitors, and their plans moving forward.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 13, 2018

LOU is a learning software platform designed to teach anyone complex web platforms through direct lessons and they recent won MIT Enterprise Forum Beantown Throwdown's pitch competition. We spoke with LOU's founding team of Rachel Pardue and Kyle Lawson to learn more about the startup and how the software works.

Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | December 12, 2018

Applecart deploys proprietary Social Graph technology to run smarter advertising campaigns for corporations, political candidates, and non-profit organizations. We caught up with Matt Kalmans, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the company, to learn the story of how the company came to be, how its Social Graph technology works, and what roles the company is currently hiring for. 

Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | December 12, 2018

We had a chance to speak with ETQ's newest CEO Rob Gremley to learn a little bit more about the company’s history and how their software works.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | December 11, 2018

Apteo is a company that gives investors the tools they need to help them make better decisions in the stock market, including AI-powered analysis and reporting for the stocks they care about. We caught up with Co-Founder and CEO Shanif Dhanani to gain insight into what Apteo is all about.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 6, 2018

Evolv Technology is utilizing complex machinery and software to help protect people in large entertainment and sports arenas, transportation hubs, performing arts venues, and tourist attractions. We spoke with Co-Founder and CEO Mike Ellenbogen to learn a little bit more about the history of the company and how their products work. The CEO also shared some advice to other security companies who are looking to raise capital.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | December 6, 2018

Heartbeat is a medical practice company that combines technology and specialist-level knowledge to diagnose and manage heart disease—and its risk factors—as early as possible through a comprehensive program. We connected with two of its founders, Jeffrey Wessler and Aakriti Gupta, to learn more about the company.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | December 5, 2018

Satisfi Labs offers a conversational AI platform for retailers, sports venues, attractions, and live events. Its answer engine powers chatbots, voice experiences, messaging apps and website forums to provide an answer to all customer questions in real time. We had the chance to connect with Co-Founder and CEO Don White to learn more about the platform, as well as what’s next for the company.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | December 4, 2018

Let’s Dutch is a social marketplace founded in 2014 that allows individuals to share the cost of group experiences with other people they or may not have known previously. The NYC-based company was founded by Vincent Paradiso in 2014, who we had the chance to talk to and learn more about crowdfunding experiences.

 
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | November 29, 2018

FlatWorld’s digital-first platform is not only lowering the cost of textbooks for students, but it is also allowing students to access them on all kinds of devices. The company's Co-CEO Alastair Adam spoke with us about the company, how they have scaled to start including digital teacher’s material, and what their plans are for the future.

Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | November 28, 2018

Numerated announcing $8M in funding. We connected with Cheryl Kardos, Numerated's SVP of Marketing, to learn more about the company and the round of funding.

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