Author Archives: WF Swiggart

Thinking Chat & Spiro Technologies; Summer Garden Party

Beacon’s July 11th meeting featured new funding presentations by the following companies: Thinking Chat employs artificial intelligence techniques to provide an improved chat agent to improve Web site lead capture by 30% or more using consistently effective dialogs 24-hhours per day. … Continue reading

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Nutrimedy & DoneGood

The June 13th Beacon Angels presenters were: Nutrimedy, led by Edwin Rivera, which is developing a novel telehealth platform that transforms disease prevention and management by matching people with Registered Dietitians; and DoneGood, led by Cullen Schwarz, which offers a browser … Continue reading

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Prapela and NextShift Robotics

The May 9th Beacon Angels presenters were: Prapela, led by John Konsin, integrates breakthrough technology into products to help babies relax, breathe and sleep; and NextShift Robotics, led by Mary Ellen Sparrow, which is developing an e-commerce order fulfillment system whereby robots … Continue reading

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Frontlane & VetX

Beacon’s April 11th meeting featured presentations by: FrontLane offers the Braking Bar,™ a patent pending, wireless, battery powered Adaptive Brake Light that can be added to any vehicle to help prevent the most frequent type of car accidents: rear-end collisions; and VetX, which offers … Continue reading

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Green Pinata & Patheer

Beacon’s March 14th, 2017 meeting featured new company presentations by: Green Pinata, which sells subscriptions for high-quality, wooden toys to delight children, save parents money and reduce clutter; and Patheer, which offers an enterprise talent development platform for employers to retain and grow … Continue reading

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Pykus Therapeutics & UniteGPS

Beacon’s meeting on February 14th, 2017 featured new company presentations by: Pykus Therapeutics, which is developing a dissolvable intraocular device to make retinal surgery less painful and more successful; and UniteGPS, which develops software tools related to location. Their first … Continue reading

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My Blend & Wardrobe Essentialist

Beacon’s January 10th meeting featured presentations by: My Blend, creating new ways for fashion and lifestyle brands to better engage with consumers by de-cluttering their e-mail inboxes, opening conduits to the social digital lives of women in the age 25-40 demographic; and … Continue reading

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