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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.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | July 31, 2018

Dinner Thyme is a startup looking to improve the business of selling meal kits to consumers. Founder and CEO Richard Fay spoke with us about the interesting state of the meal kit industry, and how Dinner Thyme was "the first ecommerce meal kit company in the country."

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

The DCU FinTech Innovation Center is one of the premier FinTech accelerators in Boston, but their overall goal is one that affects the ecosystem in a positive way. We spoke with the accelerator's Managing Director Vasilios Roussos to talk about the accelerator's mission. In addition to that, we also spoke with three startups currently in the Center and learned about their experiences.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | July 26, 2018

ZiipRoom is a SaaS startup looking to make a more accessible, streamlined way to schedule and conduct weekly virtual meetings. Co-Founder and CEO Martin Bodley spoke with us about how their technology is changing the way teams are managing their huddle room conferences.

 
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | July 18, 2018

Plumdrop Co-Founder and CEO Mansoor Basha spoke with us about his company’s mission and how a few  vacations helped him come up with the idea. Since he recently moved to NYC, he also shared how NYC and Boston differ for the specific market his startup is in.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | July 17, 2018

Olo is a company that offers its eCommerce engine to 230 restaurant brands and over 50,000 restaurant locations in North America. We sat down with Chief Customer Officer Marty Hahnfeld to get the scoop on the company's success—a success fueled by years of careful growth and constantly-evolving technology.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | July 17, 2018

3Play Media is a Boston-based transcription, captioning, and subtitling company that's trying to make the world a more accessible place. We spoke to Co-Founders Josh Miller and Chris Antunes about the company's ever-evolving story.

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

Ariel Diaz's newest startup Blissfully gives customers an easy way to track spending across all the various SaaS products they are using, plus an automated security element in terms of granting employees access to these tools. We spoke with Diaz to discuss his career and newest venture.

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

Rootastes is changing the way companies enjoy their lunch break by providing healthier options to eat. Co-Founder and CEO Mint Pattanan Ketthin spoke with us how her company is making meals and about the company's time at the Branchfood coworking space. She also shared with us what the company has been up since joining MassChallenge.

Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | July 11, 2018

empow is another company in Boston's ever-growing cybersecurity cluster that is doing some interesting things with their machine learning-powered platform. We spoke with empow's CEO Peter George to dicsuss the history of the company what sets their tech apart from other cybersecurity companies.

Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | July 10, 2018

Optimove is a company that helps marketing teams improve marketing retention through its Relationship Marketing Hub platform. We spoke with Founder and CEO Pini Yakuel to learn more about how the company got to where it is today. 

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