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By: Alexander Culafi | September 13, 2018

Brainscape is a Manhattan-based company that offers what it calls, "The World's Smartest Flashcards." We spoke with Founder and CEO Andrew Cohen to learn more about how Brainscape's cards can make you a better student.

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By: Colin W. Barry | September 12, 2018

BlockMyTalent is an eCommerce solution for freelance workers that is using the ever-popular blockchain technology. We spoke with Bleumi Co-Founder Thomas Arul about how the company's platform is making finding work easier and more efficient. Arul also spoke about Boston's growing blockchain space and how his company fits into it.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 12, 2018

Feature Labs is a startup out of seemingly-endless MIT startup ecosystem that is offering assistance to companies that are starting to utilize machine learning and data science. We spoke with Co-Founder and CEO Max Kanter and Chief Operating Officer John Donnelly about the company's founding and how their complex platform works.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | September 11, 2018

Aqfer is a company that "enables companies to get to the truth about their customers and their data" through its customer data platform. For this Q&A, we spoke with CEO Marc Sabatini to learn more about the company.
 

 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | September 10, 2018

SessionM's platform allows companies to gain greater insight into customer behavior and offer more effective loyalty programs. We sat down with CMO Patrick Reynolds to learn more about how the platform works, and how to make the best loyalty program possible.

Company Profiles
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.

Company Profiles
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.

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