2014 Summer venture program teams
Henry Hu '16, Jack Sun '14 and Sebastian Gomez Puerto MBA'14
Cafe X is the next generation coffee experience. Cafe X integrates industrial automation technology and mobile software to create a magical and seamless coffee concept for the premium grab-and-go market.
Entropic Harvest Technologies
Lauren DiPerna MBA'15
Entropic Harvest Technologies applies specialized, proven expertise in green chemistry and commercialization to develop agricultural products that are low cost, highly effective, and environmentally sustainable.
Andres Valencia MBA'15
GoBag is an ultra-light flexible water container, with outstanding design and awesome graphics, that can be folded, flattened, or rolled to fit any pocket, allowing you to conveniently bring your water everywhere. Because it is reusable, GoBag helps reduce the carbon footprint in the environment by replacing single-use plastic bottles used in bottled water.
Rob Hunter MBA'14 and Evan Lodge MBA'14
HigherMe uses data and video to help retail and service employers find, screen, and hire better employees faster.
Vaibhav Dhandia MBA'14, Anish Gangwal MBA'14 and Samuel Sternweiler '17
Incocu enables customers to create their unique piece of fine jewelry with an easy-to-use online customization platform.
Ken Zhang '16 and Lawrence Beall
Inspired Origami is a lifestyle company dedicated to the belief that the ancient art of Origami can be revolutionized into a bold and modern fashion statement.
Max Miller '16, Eveline Dang '15 and Zhan Shi '16
Intelligent Payment Networks consults businesses with their payment solutions, making sure that merchants have the most updated yet cost-effective payment systems. In doing so, Intelligent Payment Networks covers the following main areas: payment processing, POS solutions, auxiliary services (digital wallet acceptance, online ordering, mobile loyalty programs, mobile marketing, and websites, etc.).
Daquan Oliver '14, Rotimi Lademo '15 and Luisa Reyes, Wellesley '15
Jossle is a youth marketing agency for brands that want to reach and sell to the college student.
David Moore '16 and Brendon Tiszka
MONIFY allows brands to sell their products directly on third-party digital platforms with no affiliate links, no re-directs, fewer clicks, and free integration. Contact us to become a MONIFY partner today.
Vishnu Venkatesh MBA'14
Paporize software puts a virtual lock on your sensitive documents so that only those you authorize can access them, regardless of how they are stored or shared anywhere in the world.
Parrot Foods, LLC
Christa Ferguson MBA'15
Parrot Foods, LLC creates sweet snacks for clean eaters and delivers them right to your door! Parrot Foods’ first line is called Paleo Parrot and includes snack cakes made with ground almonds, coconut flour, and honey.
Salamander’s Energy Solutions
Alfredo Gago MBA'12, CAM'14
Salamander’s Energy Solutions provides a portable, convenient, and affordable energy source that allows users to power mobile devices without any physical constraint. Salamander’s powerful energy devices are compatible with any device that can be powered via USB port. Salamander complements its devices with a network of energy stations where users can acquire, refill, and exchange energy devices and have portable energy whenever they need it the most.
Spreads and Beyond
Octavia Costea MBA'15
Spreads and Beyond is a brand that offers premium fruit spreads, free of any added sugars, artificial pectin, or juice from concentrate.
Paul Hammond MBA'14
Startup Rounds showcases exciting new products in online sales contests. Customers get to be the judges, and are empowered to decide with their purchases, which startups advance through the rounds to win cash prizes and resources. Multiple purchases on the platform allow customers to achieve greater levels of influence, and they can even become a shark.
Daniel Carranza MBA'14 and Diego Pacheco
TreeSeed.org is a tool for nonprofits to fundraise online.
Julio Sosa MBA'15
UNIMOS is a repatriation service insurance for Latin American immigrants living in the United States and Canada.