It's only fitting that our Featured MINovator this week offers easy access to data from HubSpot. Demand Sage, started by two of Localytics founders, Raj Aggarwal and Henry Cipolla, gives everyone access to enterprise level Business Intelligence (BI). (Oh my, those words take me back to my Cognos days - ed. comment by Bobbie.) Demand Sage takes data from HubSpot and connects to Google Sheets.
When robotics engineer Marco Trujillo and legally blind chemist and serial entrepreneur Dr. Fernando Albertorio launched the MIN76 alum Sunu Band in 2018, they couldn’t possibly have imagined the “new normal” lurking just around the corner. Read more in Forbes.
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Mass Innovation Nights #133 took place on August 27th via HopIn, and was a rousing success! Thank you to the UMass Lowell Small Business Innovation Research Center of Excellence for sponsoring and (virtually) hosting this event. The new products in the showcase were high-tech products, including robotics, AI, and advanced electronics which can be used by the Department of Defense and others.
MIN99 alum Cede is a 3D Action Role Playing game about "Combat Farming" in a post apocalyptic universe! Destroying monsters will burst them into seeds to become vegetation on a desolate and cracked planet. You can contribute to their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter here.
MIN106 alum The Look Book has added an augmented reality quiz app to its products. The AR app brings its plush mascot Hunter the Owl to life through animation, and provides a quiz for corresponding books. The LOOK Book is a wonderful tool for homeschooling families!
Ivy Lawson from Ivyees Jamaican Honey was recently contacted by Jorden Peele's production company Monkeypaws, which is producing a remake of the film Candyman They wanted to use Ivyees honey in their gift box to give to their special elite guests at the premiere of the movie. They bought 160 jars. So shout out to Jordan Peele's Production company!
The White Mountain Trail Collective is a 501(c3) non-profit working to repair trails in The White Mountains to keep them open and safe. More than 1,200 miles of hiking, biking, skiing, and climbing trails in The White Mountains of NH are in urgent need of significant repair, at an estimated cost of $75,000,000. Private donations are critical to completing the work.
MIN104 alum Fluid-Screen has involved its partners in Catalyst Programs, a joint initiative with Pharma and Biotech industry leaders to develop and validate Fluid-Screen’s technology and its applications for bacterial testing and sterile manufacturing. Currently, there are two Catalyst Programs. The first is Catalyst QC, a pharma quality assurance program. The second program is Catalyst Microbiome, which specializes in Microbiome therapeutics. Find out more about their programs here.