Members

Venturef0rth houses 29 different companies, varying in industry and background.


Members of Our Community


Company:
American Certified

Founded:
December 2012. (Website launched May 2014)

Mission Statement:
Our mission is to support American workers and US manufacturing by empowering consumers to make responsible, informed purchasing decisions.

What exciting things are you working on right now?
Launching major partnerships and promotions

What makes your company unique?
American Certified is the largest online market for Made in America products.

If you could describe your company culture in 3 words, what would you say?
We Innovate Relentlessly.

What’s the best part about being part of the Venturef0rth Community?
The community members and exchange of ideas.

What’s the tech community like in Philadelphia?
Vibrant and willing to help one another to succeed.

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Cholent- a traditional Jewish stew.

Company:
Argyle Interactive

Founded:
July 2013

Mission Statement:
Argyle Interactive’s mission is to provide clients with premium services in order to maximize brand value, as well as increase sales of the clients’ organizations by implementing marketing strategies closely integrated with digital outlets.

When did you join the Venturef0rth Community?
May 2014

What exciting things are you working on right now?
Working on various client campaigns.

What makes your company unique?
We’re young, passionate, and hands on.

If you could describe your company culture in 3 words, what would you say?
Respectful, professional, responsible.

What’s the best part about being part of the Venturef0rth Community?
Being exposed to so many other growing businesses and getting to know everyone.

What’s the tech community like in Philadelphia?
Thriving with incredible potential.

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Cheesesteaks from Chubby’s.

www.argyleinteractive.com

Company:
Bokeh Fire

Founded:
2012

Mission Statement:
We provide photographers of all levels with affordable access to professional DSLR lenses.

When did you join the Venturef0rth Community?
1/1/2014

What exciting things are you working on right now?
Expanding and upgrading our lens lineup post our successful Kickstarter campaign this past fall.

What makes your company unique?
Bokeh Fire is the only monthly lens rental service out there.

If you could describe your company culture in 3 words, what would you say?
Relaxed, fun, photographers

What’s the best part about being part of the Venturef0rth Community?
All the cool people you meet and hang out with.

What’s the tech community like in Philadelphia?
Lively, approachable, helpful.

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Hamburgers.

Company:
Cnverg

Founded:
November 2013

Mission Statement:
CNVERG is a visual collaboration app which helps teams of all sizes collaborate from any device, anywhere, all in real-time. The app is 100% browser-based, so there is nothing to download or install, and was optimized for touch from the ground up.

When did you join the Venturef0rth Community?
1/16/2015

What exciting things are you working on right now?
Paid enterprise pilots and integration with other SaaS and software tools for the 21st century workplace.

what makes your company unique?
We’re building a real-time interactive visual dashboard that runs not only on the devices of today, but the devices of tomorrow – and we’ve brought along our giant touchscreens to Venturef0rth to show that!

If you could describe your company culture in 3 words, what would you say?
Leading. Touch. Revolution.

What’s the best part about being part of the Venturef0rth Community?
The level of excitement at Venturef0rth is perfect, a great mix of work and fun. It’s also very helpful having companies in different stages of growth and being able to learn from one another.

What’s the tech community like in Philadelphia?
Growing: New ideas and companies are starting here almost daily. Friendly: We have talked to many companies all expressing their willingness to help.
Eager: Many of our fellow start ups are working tirelessly to find customers and investors.
Under capitalized: The struggle is real.

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Pizza, We’ve survived on it for this long.

www.cnverg.com

Company:
DwellAware

Founded:
2014

Mission Statement:
DwellAware provides a mobile and web application to help you easily and confidently find the most comfortable, highest quality home you can afford.

When did you join the Venturef0rth Community?
1/12/2015

Company:
Evalan Inc.

Founded:
2012

Mission Statement:
We strive to lower IoT entry barriers for companies and individuals by offering customized solutions that meet specific needs.

When did you join the Venturef0rth Community?
1/1/2013

What exciting things are you working on right now?
In 2014 we launched a solution for physical therapists that support patients through ambulant partial load bearing exercises. This solution solves an important problem for these physical therapists and improves the quality of care to rehabilitating patients.This solution is currently being sold in France, The Netherlands and Belgium. Information can be found at www.sensistep.com. We are developing a strategy for launch in the US as well, but need to obtain FDA approval first.

What makes your company unique?
We are not unique, but we are very good at developing long term cooperative relationships with our clients by serving them effectively and reliably, which provides us with repeat business at continuously increasing scope.

Company:
FastFig

Founded:
2012

Mission Statement:
We make math work on the web.

When did you join the Venturef0rth Community?
4/15/2013

What exciting things are you working on right now?
The Instant Messenger for Math, and a bunch of other strange ideas.

What makes your company unique?
Three high school friends got together after college to change online math for the better; and not one of us is a math major.

If you could describe your company culture in 3 words, what would you say?
More Crazy Conversations

What’s the best part about being part of the Venturef0rth Community?
Learning from the minds and habits of everyone around the office. From new recruits to the lost souls who seem to live in VF there is so much to garner.

What’s the tech community like in Philadelphia?
A tight knit giant family. At every event you know you’ll find at least one person you already know!

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Quesadillas.

www.fastfig.com

Company:
Handy

Founded:
2012

Mission Statement:
Handy is the leading platform for connecting individuals looking for household services with top-quality, pre-screened independent service professionals. From home cleaning to handyman services, Handy instantly matches thousands of customers every week with trusted professionals in cities all around the world. With a seamless 60-second booking process, secure payment, and a 100% money-back guarantee, Handy is the easiest, most convenient way to book home services.

When did you join the Venturef0rth Community?
5/30/2014

What exciting things are you working on right now?
Growing the Handy market in both Philly and Baltimore!

What makes your company unique?
Within just 60 seconds, our customers book home services with “trusted” professionals with years of experience, who have passed a rigorous screening and application process, orientation session, and background check. Our customers book according to their unique schedules and we take care of all service provider scheduling, with no hassle or worry for the customer.

If you could describe your company culture in 3 words, what would you say?
Passionate, Fun, Driven.

What’s the best part about being part of the Venturef0rth Community?
The best part of being a member of the Venturef0rth community is the opportunity each member has to interact and socialize with peers from other awesome companies that all have amazing, impactful missions.

What’s the tech community like in Philadelphia?
Exciting, growing, young, and motivationally competitive.

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Pierogis.

www.handy.com

Company:
Thigen’s Professionals, LLC

Founded:
May 2011

Mission Statement:
Thigpen’s Professionals, LLC (also known as ThigPro) infuses balance in life and business for corporate leaders and creative entrepreneurs by developing the person inside the professional. A lack of focus, scattered thoughts, decreased performance and poor communication are remedied with our proven systems and commitment to providing you real solutions to your very real problems. Visit us at www.ThigPro.com today.

When did you join the Venturef0rth Community?
12/1/2014

What exciting things are you working on right now?
New membership program for people struggling to focus and create balance in their life and business.

What makes your company unique?
We focus on the person inside the professional, creating systems designed for their needs and avoid cookie-cutter, one-size fits all processes.

If you could describe your company culture in 3 words, what would you say? Creative, bold and open.

What’s the best part about being part of the Venturef0rth Community?
Everyone I’ve met so far has been open and warm.

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Dark Chocolate.

www.thigpro.com

Company:
WE Automation

Founded:
2012

Mission Statement:
WE Automation is a distributor and engineering firm committed to helping design better systems. We work with OEMs, machine builders, and systems integrators to ensure their products give a competitive edge on a global scale.

When did you join the Venturef0rth Community?
2/23/2014

What exciting things are you working on right now?
We have industrial PCs and motion control systems bottling Coca Cola, assembling Teslas, and ensuring the medication your family uses is safe.

What makes your company unique?
Software is eating the world, right? We are an industrial controls company which develops software and hardware tools for machine builders to increase the technical caliber of their machines.

If you could describe your company culture in 3 words, what would you say?
Innovative, Global, and Driven.

What’s the best part about being part of the Venturef0rth Community?
Being exposed to the passion-fueled energy of startups in the technology sector.

What’s the tech community like in Philadelphia?
Philadelphia has an immense pool of young talent thanks to its many universities. This creates a fresh and vibrant tech atmosphere.

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Soft pretzels.