We are planning on exhibiting tonight at In-NOW-vation, hosted by the MIT Enterprise Forum. Please feel free to come by.
The event was a success. Lots of activity, lots of leads, lots of interest. All copies of our product sheet gone. And for some proof that we were there:
Nikita passes an orange at... ahem... to Diana.
Video is often the best way to explain things. To this end, we’ve put together some videos to help explain the fundamental concept of FairSetup and our Product Offering:
Posted on Vimeo:
Click through for YouTube (with transcript) and YouTube with extra text in the video:
Jane Mason is currently Vice President, Commercial Services, at Cambridge Trust Company and is based at the Cambridge Innovation Center. Jane holds an MBA from Simmons School of Management and has over 25 years of experience in entrepreneurial, consulting, small business, and large corporate environments. Her experience includes a position as vice president of an international consulting firm, founder of Boston Business Ventures, corporate financial analyst for a multi-national consumer electronics conglomerate, and controller of a publicly-traded (NASDAQ) manufacturing company. Jane’s career focus has been in corporate finance, strategic planning, M&A, turnaround and workout assignments. She has served on various boards and is currently a member of the Board of Incorporators for the Boston Local Development Corporation, member of the SBANE Women’s Business Committee, Advisor to Innovation Nights, Director of WEST, and has volunteered time and resources to the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship and other non-profits.
A big thank you to Wowrack for sponsoring us with a virtual server. I’ve learned about Wowrack at the Startup Weekend a while back, when they provided each interested team with a free virtual machine. Since then, they have been hugely helpful with my previous startup (JoVE) eventually becoming our primary hosting provider for the primary web site as well as a lot of our internal systems.
We are happy to announce that Tadao Otsuki has joined the FairSetup Advisory Board.
Mr. Otsuki founded Otsuki Consulting International, a Tokyo-based management consulting firm. Recently he was CEO of Aderans (Japan), CEO of Novations Group, Inc. (Boston), a human resources corporation. Earlier in his career he was President of Drake Beam Morin-Japan, Inc., a human resources and talent development firm, growing the sales from $11MM revenue in 1997 to $123 MM in 2003. Previously he was CEO at Pepsi-Cola Japan, increasing sales revenue 14% annually. Tadao holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Yokohama Municipal University.
We have submitted our application to MassChallenge and, as the deadline is coming up, we would reallyappreciate it if you voted for us at http://masschallenge.org/profile/fairsetup. Continue reading
FairSetup is now on CrunchBase.
We are happy to announce that Jeff Steele, Esq. has joined the FairSetup Advisory Board.
We are happy to announce that Dr. Heinrich Heindl has joined the Advisory Board for FairSetup.
We are now sponsored by Pipedrive for our CRM.
We’ve looked at several solutions. I’ve built a CRM for my last company, but that was a custom-tailored solution that gradually evolved and needed to integrate with other data. I’ve also used Highrise and Salesforce before.