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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 2)

When Lei Wang M’13 started the Summer Venture Program in 2012 with his venture PhotoOil, he had a basic network of artists back home in China, but was unsure whether his concept would actually work. The Summer Venture Program provided an opportunity for Wang to focus on his business fulltime and take his opportunity to…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 1)

In 2013, Hans Homberger M’14 participated in the Summer Venture Program with his venture, FourthWheel Coffee. Leveraging his family’s coffee plantations in El Salvador, Homberger found a way to bring fresh coffee beans to consumers in the U.S.A. within five days of being roasted. When he entered SVP, all Homberger had was his family’s unroasted…

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Featured Alumni Business: Wild Hearts Horses For Heroes

What is your name and the name of your business? Julie Lovely M’07, Executive Director, Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program, Inc., and Wild Hearts Horses for Heroes What’s the mission or description of your business? The mission of Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program is to transform the lives of our participants, their families and all…

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Featured Alumni Business: Moodsnap

What’s your name, and the name of your business? I’m David Blutenthal, Founder and CEO of Expressionality Inc. We provide value B2C in the form of “personalized social” music experiences for music consumers, and B2B through emotive targeting opportunities and delivering behavioral music intelligence to brands and advertisers. The company’s flagship product is Moodsnap –…

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Featured Alumni Business – WineKick: The Wine Sidekick

Dano Qualls, M’ 14, is the cofounder of WineKick: The Wine Sidekick. As an entrepreneur, he loves building and running his business. For Dano, the best part is imagining something beautiful and useful, then facing the creative challenge of bringing it into existence. He reveals the inspiration behind his business, the biggest surprise so far, as well…

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Featured Alumni Business: MandaSeguro.com

What is your name, and the name of your business? I am Matias Sevi ’12, the founder of MandaSeguro.com What’s the mission or description of your business? Our slogan is “Innovating the way to help your loved ones.” MandaSeguro.com is a website that allows Hispanics that currently live in the US to help their family…

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Featured Alumni Business: Follain

Name of Business: Follain (Gaelic for ‘healthy, wholesome, and sound’) Mission/ Description: Follain is a healthy skin care retail store making the world a more beautiful place by: (i) selling the highest quality products that are free of harmful chemicals; (ii) removing packaging waste from the fastest-moving products; and (iii) promoting and selling locally manufactured,…

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Featured Alumni Business: ZenDeals

    Name of Business: ZenDeals.com Mission/ Description: ZenDeals’ mission is to make it easier for shoppers to save money online with coupon codes that actually work. Today, three out of four coupon codes you find online are expired or not valid. ZenDeals takes the frustration out of saving online by algorithmically testing coupons twice…

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Featured Alumni Business: Greek International Food Market

Name of Business: Greek International Food Market 617.553.8038 Name and Email: Katerina Iliades ’10 greekintlmarket@gmail.com Mission/ Description: The Greek International Food Market isn’t your typical grocery store; we are your home away from home. We are a family business that strives to offer the highest quality, best tasting international food products. Not only do we…

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Featured Alumni Business: House Bear Brewing

Name of Business: House Bear Brewing Mission/ Description: House Bear Brewing makes mead, an alcoholic beverage crafted from fermented honey, using quality honey from responsible apiaries and fresh ingredients. We source “fresh, local, responsible” whenever possible because it’s good for the bees, the environment, our partners and our recipes. Name and Email: Beth Borges M’10;…

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