We are proud to introduce our February ’14 Cohort of Tech Startup Founders. Arranged alphabetically by first name.
Anjulina (Anji) Desai, Co-Founder of Looptivity. Looptivity is a mobile app that gives small businesses and organizations (“partners”) a presence in the mobile world, and enables partners to share useful information, create loyalty among their customer base and to increase their branding efforts. Anji is based in San Francisco, California.
Aran Hamilton, President and Co-Founder of Vantage Analytics. Vantage Analytics are “Analytics in Action” for mid-sized ecommerce, helping stores scale without getting wrapped up in the numbers. Aran is based in Toronto, Canada.
Barbara Hanna, Co-Founder of Cyant. Cyant connects technology with arts, and puts 3D printing in the hands of “cyantists” to educate, empower and foster economic development. Barbara is based in San Francisco, California.
Daniel Liebeskind is in stealth mode. Daniel is based in San Francisco, California.
Elizabeth Kiehner, Founding Partner of Gifty.Through Gifty, users can set up a Gifty List containing multiple items, or a launch Gifty Fund for a large ticket item like a new computer. Elizabeth is based in New York, New York.
Mark Shahinian, Founder at Apricot Grid Systems. Apricot Grid Systems provide building software models and tools that will mediate transactions and services on the electric power grid. Mark is based in San Francisco, California.
Pierre-Marc Diennet, Founder/Producer at nTangle. nTangle is an interactive video platform that allows creators to link people, places, and things in their video to the wider internet. Pierre-Marc is based in New York, New York.
Sukirti Gupta, Sr. Product Marketing Engineer at Select Solar. Select Solar is involved with the development of solar inverter kits for emerging countries. Sukirti is based in Santa Clara, California.
With the addition of the February Cohort, Founders Network is now more than 500 members strong! We are excited about the deep and diverse experience sets and perspectives each new member brings to our peer mentorship community of tech startup founders. Together we are taking management and personal risk off the table and ensuring mutual success. Stay tuned to the fnBlog for startup updates, tips and lessons learned from each of our new members. To learn more about Founders Network click here.
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