In 2012, crowdfunding leaped beyond trend status and further rooted itself as a viable funding option that's here to stay for entrepreneurs and startups who want to quickly get their projects off the ground. For crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, 2013 may be a year of significant growth. In his guest post on Forbes.com, David Drake, founder and chairman of LDJ Capital
John Washam, founder and CEO of TalkToTheManager and Jeremy Luby, Co-Founder & VP of Business Development, started the company to give businesses a way to prevent negative online reviews by giving them direct anonymous access to the
If Corengi founder, Ryan Luce, invited you over for dinner with his family you could expect that conversation would start by asking his two kids about soccer practice and it would quickly move to healthcare. “Essentially, my kids are bored out of their mind every night,” he quips. Luce is the founder of Corengi, a company that has built a matching engine that helps individuals easily search for clinical trials.
Patrick Husting founded Extended Results seven years ago based on the belief that there had to be a better way to approach Business Intelligence (BI). Husting described how businesses often struggle to provide critical business information in a timely way to employees that need it most. Often employees have to come up with solutions to extract their own data and this takes them away from their job.
Accomplished engineers Michael Baum and Jeff Stewart started Exo-Labs with the goal to improve science education. I recently spoke with George Cawman, VP of Sales and Marketing, to learn more about the company and their Focus Microscope Camera.
When speaking with Eidon founder Roger Johnson, it’s immediately obvious that he has a profound interest for technology. Johnson is an inventor and an entrepreneur at heart. In 1985, he founded Radiant Optics to introduce an innovative and energy-efficient compound reflective lens that provided focused heat.
Drum roll please .... Our six DEMO finalists are in! Here are the start-ups that made the cut this fall and will be DEMO'ing their product / service on Wednesday, December 5 at One Union Square Boardroom:
Last week’s MIT Enterprise Forum was quite invigorating. I met people who are truly passionate about building solutions to improve education and classroom learning experiences. Many entrepreneurs had the opportunity to hear directly from industry veterans with deep understanding of classroom needs. Panelists included: