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Member Spotlight: Pull Up A Seat @ SXSW


There is nothing like your mother’s cooking. Period. Restaurants like Olive Garden, Chili’s, or Applebee’s do not hold a candle to good old-fashioned home cooking.  Camille Baker of Pull Up A Seat knows this. Pull Up A Seat is an app that allows on demand home cooking for anyone by anyone. This idea came to

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Week 7 – Top 5 Ways You Can Help Cohort #2 This Week


Can’t believe that we’re at Week 7. Week 6 flew by and here are a couple of things that Cohort #2 needs. You know the drill! Sales Help Solely Jolie is looking for a commission-only sales person but before that, they want to know HOW people go about hiring a commission based sales force. If

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Week 6 – Top 5 Ways You Can Help Cohort #2 This Week


Week 5 ✔️. Time to get into how you can help Cohort #2. These companies are on the pursuit of greatness. LeBron James once said, “Greatness is defined by how much you want to put into what you do.” No one starts a company with the goal of mediocrity. Here are some of the ways you

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Week 5 – Top 5 Ways You Can Help Cohort #2 This Week


We’re on Week 5 of Cohort #2 of The eFactory Accelerator and if feels like we’ve only just begun!  We’re kicking off a new series on how YOU can help the accelerator companies. The purpose of this series is to gather pro-tips from those that have been there and done that. The great American philosopher, Kanye

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Member Spotlight: Eagle Speak


Eagle Speak was one of four companies featured in the first cohort of The eFactory’s Accelerator program. Since completing the program, the team has aggressively worked to expand the Eagle Speak platform and grow their user base. To refresh our memories, Eagle Speak is a desktop communication and collaboration platform unlike anything currently on the

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Futures Made of Virtual Reality


Charlie Rosenbury of SELF Interactive recently gave a presentation during The eFactory’s Lunch and Learn series over Virtual and Augmented Reality and its current and potential impact on business today. He has tasked himself with the mission of “spreading the VR/AR Gospel.” He started the presentation going over the current VR/AR options available to consumers

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Member Spotlight: Beyond Creative


Founded three and a half years ago by Adam Devizia and David Messner, Beyond Creative is making waves in the Springfield community. Their story starts like any other humble start up: working out of backpacks and laptops in and out of coffee shops. It wasn’t until a run in with a client of theirs that

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The eFactory Partners with CoxHealth on Second CoxHealth Innovation Accelerator


Media opportunity: Come watch the CoxHealth Innovation Accelerator in action on Tuesday, Jan. 24 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. (while teams develop their ideas) at The eFactory. Please call 417-813-8915 if you plan to attend. CoxHealth leadership will be available for interviews. In 2016, the first CoxHealth Innovation Accelerator brought 50 employees – from

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Introducing The eFactory Accelerator Cohort #2


We’re excited to announce the companies in Cohort #2 in The eFactory Accelerator that will begin February 6th. Apt Crowd (Founder – Chad Boschert) is a solution focused text analytics company targeting engineering technical communities. They apply advanced text analytics algorithms that improve Q&A forum outcomes by connecting users with quicker answers, expert users, and

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Introducing Rosie


We are excited to announce the launch of Rosie! We’re partnering with The Network on this initiative to help support, assist and serve as an advocate network for current and prospective female founders, business owners and leaders in the Greater Springfield area. The goal of Rosie is to help connect, partner, collaborate and continue to increase the

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