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By: Alexander Culafi | September 7, 2018

UiPath is a company that offers Robotic Process Automation (RPA), a way to automate simple tasks that reduces operating costs and saves time across the spectrum of company functions. We spoke with CMO Bobby Patrick to learn how the company went from its humble Romanian roots to ultimately become one of NYC's latest unicorns.

Company Profiles
By: Kalei Buczek | September 5, 2018

Wethos is a company that has created the first and only purpose-driven platform aimed at connecting highly skilled freelance professionals with more meaningful work. Kalei Buczek spoke with CEO & Creative Director Rachel Renock to learn more about the company.

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By: Colin W. Barry | September 5, 2018

Techstars Boston alumni OpenFrame has developed an easy-to-use camera and app combo that makes showing an apartment or home more accessible. We spoke with OpenFrame Co-Founder Etienne Leroy and Chief Revenue Officer Sean McGrail about how the company came together and how their product is fixing an ongoing problem in the real estate business.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 30, 2018

We connected with Mayflower Venues' Co-Founder and CEO Sam McElhinney and Head of Platform Operations Kelly Overstreet to learn more about how their platform is making looking for an outdoor wedding locale less frustrating. McElhinney also went into detail about the startup’s time as part of the MIT delta v program and Overstreet spoke with us about a particular user's experience with her wedding.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | August 24, 2018

Hyr's skill-sharing platform allows businesses to hire part-time workers on a shift-by-shift basis. We spoke with Co-Founder and COO Erika Mozes to learn where the idea for the business came from, as well as her vision for the future of the company.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 23, 2018

Supervek is a startup that just launched in Boston that is selling stylish, but also convenient wallets designed to hold large amounts of cash, cards, receipts, and other related objects. We spoke with company Co-Founder Dhruv Bhardwaj about how the company was founded in India, and why they decided to take the plunge and launch overseas.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | August 22, 2018

CyPhy Works is a company that builds drones with effective power conversion, and it's a pioneer in the space. We spoke with CEO Lance Vanden Brook about the interesting story behind the company's founding, as well as where it's going next.

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

One of the regions where Lyft has become apparent is the Boston area. And much of the business increase can be attributed to the Lyft New England team, led by its General Manager Tyler George. We spoke with George about how the business has grown and how they have connected to the Boston tech scene.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | August 16, 2018

Forward Financing is a company that offers a solution for underserved small businesses looking for financing through its platform. We spoke with Co-Founder and CEO Justin Bakes to learn more about the company's unique place in the financial space.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 14, 2018

Alpha Vantage is a FinTech startup from HBS that is currently in the Y Combinator accelerator. We spoke with the company's co-founders Olivier Porte and Steve Zheng about how they met and how the technology works for the financial service industry. Porte and Zheng also spoke of their experiences in HBS' Arthur Rock Center and Y Combinator.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 9, 2018

Dollarship Co-Founder and CEO Seth Knoll, along with his founding team, are no strangers to the student debt crisis. Knoll sat down with us to share how their own experiences helped them found their company and how their smartphone app is helping ease graduates’ pains.  Knoll also went into detail on how their app is gamifying the repayment process and even shared what retailers have signed up to use the app.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | August 8, 2018

Call9 is a Brooklyn-based company that allows nursing home populations to get emergency assistance without needing to leave their room. We spoke with VP of Product and Process Design Jess Mink to learn more about how the company is using technology to revolutionize emergency care.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 7, 2018

Most restaurants use a notebook and pencil to help organize events. That is where Tripleseat comes in with their tech-enabled solution to assist event planners. We spoke with the company's Co-Founder and CEO Jonathan Morse about how he's experienced event planning issues working in the hospitality industry.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 2, 2018

Jack and Ferdi is a mobile app that is looking to showcase various leisure spots in a certain city while you are on your business trip. We spoke with Jack and Ferdi’s founding team, Anne-Fleur Andre and Romain Aubanel, on how they are making bleisure a more regular part of the business traveling routine.

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | August 1, 2018

BrandVerge is a company that offers a platform for advertisers to easily plan premium media partnerships and campaigns. We spoke with Co-Founders Lynn Browne and Mollie Kehoe to learn more about the company’s past, future, and how it can change the game for advertisers everywhere.

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