Celebrating Startup Milestones Issue #7

We hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving and a great Native American Heritage Day! Even with the holiday season coming onward in full-force, the seven startups highlighted below aren’t even close to slowing down as 2020 comes to an end.


Check out our weekly roundup below - and please give them some social love and support by liking (or sharing) the linked post below!


Sophya

Date submitted: Nov 30, 2020


Sophya is a virtual event and meeting space platform. They provide virtual office space and an area for your conference attendees to mingle with one another.


Accomplishment:


"We continued to tackle the problem of making team gatherings (weekly or for the holidays) suck less by introducing games in our virtual offices. Skribbl, 1024 Moves and Codenames are just the tip of the iceberg. More fun to come!" - Anuj Adhiya, VP of Growth, Sophya


To learn more, connect with Anuj Adhiya or their CEO, Vishal Punwani, on LinkedIn.


Purestake

Date posted: Nov 26, 2020


PureStake is focused on providing the highest quality infrastructure and services for public blockchain networks. They are trusted by customers all across the blockchain — including early backers, developers, enterprises, and other participants that need to interact with crypto networks but don’t have either the time or the expertise — to launch and manage the infrastructure they need to run their technology.


Accomplishment:


PureStake launched their Moonbeam Ambassador Program. You can learn more by clicking right here. And please support them by liking this LinkedIn post.

Raise Green

Date posted: Nov 22, 2020


Raise Green is a financial technology platform for community-driven project finance. They empower all individuals with the tools they need to create and invest directly in climate solution projects, like community solar. By creating new investment pathways open to anyone, Raise Green seeks to democratize the ownership and benefits of the clean energy and climate-resilient infrastructure of the future.


Accomplishment:


This Somerville-based company, released their fifth episode for their new podcast series. You can listen to their series, also titled Raise Green, on Spotify by clicking here.


Zilper Trenchless

Date posted: Nov 22, 2020


Zilper Trenchless created a novel trenchless technology to install/replace water pipes without digging a trench, minimizing disruption to surface traffic while leading up to 40% savings.


Accomplishment:

This Cambridge-based startup was awarded second place at the Everis Awards in Colombia, just a year after they started commercial operations in the country. You can learn more by clicking and liking this social post.

IgnitePOST

Date posted: Nov 28, 2020


IgnitePOST is a service that enables marketing & sales teams to boost their conversion rates by 10X. They do this by combining software and robotics to allow those companies to send robotically handwritten, real pen & ink notes at scale.


Accomplishment:

This Cambridge-based startup launched a new social media series called #theIPsurvivalguide. Be sure to follow the hashtag on LinkedIn AND check out and like the first post right here.

Kunik

Date posted: Nov 17, 2020


Kunik is a members-only community for working parents who understand the challenge of juggling the demands of work and parenthood. In addition, they work directly with employers to help companies find ways to better support working parents and drive important shifts in the workplace.


Accomplishments:


In addition to launching a new, revamped app, one of Kunik's co-founders, Liz Gulliver, was just named to the 2020 Top Voices on LinkedIn for small businesses list. Check out the post here. Additionally, Liz was also featured in the Spotlight LinkedIn Live series, highlighting how top entrepreneurs have navigated the pandemic. You can watch it here.


Posh Technologies

Date posted: Nov 22, 2020


Posh is a conversational AI company. They transform how companies connect with their customers and automate contact center workflow.


Accomplishment:


Affinity Federal Credit Union is utilizing their chatbot. Learn more - and support them by liking the post - by clicking here.


What Has Your Team Accomplished This Past Month?


We want to know! Please take a few minutes to fill out this quick form so we can highlight YOU and YOUR startup. Click here to submit.


Until next week,


Stephanie Roulic

Founder, Startup Boston


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