Genuity Shakes up IT Management Pricing Models, Helping Small Businesses Afford Enterprise-Level Tools

  Colum Donahue’s IT management company Genuity is built on a simple concept: the less you understand, the more you par.   The market is designed that way, says Colum, Genuity’s co-founder. Telecom service providers and SaaS companies, for example, often profit from keeping customers in the dark. Labyrinthine contracts with incomprehensible pricing structures, surcharges,…

2ndKitchen Serves Food to Your Home or Bar From Nearby Restaurants

  Tap that.   Nick Anastasiades, Jonathan Elron, and Arik Gaisler’s company 2ndKitchen is also the second business they’ve started together.   Their previous venture, SF-based “quintessential startup” RedPie, billed itself as the “Uber for pizza,” using a supply optimization model called “spread sourcing” to deliver pies in record time. It was a “quintessential startup,”…

Holistic Uses Data to Give Companies an “Employee Happiness” Credit Score

Taking a data-driven approach to changing culture “One of the best things to happen for diversity in the workplace was that everybody realized that diverse and inclusive teams are more successful teams,” says Tom Alexander, whose Chicago-based startup consultancy Holistic uses data to help companies improve their workplace cultures. “And one of the best things…