The Founder Roundup
Deciphering data, business balance, and more
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Craig Smith and Mike Bugembe of Decidable
In the present age, businesses have the potential to make strategic decisions based on measurable numbers, thanks to big data. However, managing and analyzing these vast data sets can be daunting.
This is where Decidable comes in.
What is Decidable?
Decidable is an AI-powered natural language story engine that simplifies data analysis by translating Google Analytics data into easy-to-understand data stories in minutes. Decidable saves time, enhances the abilities of data analysts, and allows for more efficient and effective data analysis. With Decidable's visualization abilities, businesses can make informed decisions based on data without the need for complex graphs or charts.
Decidable's unique storytelling narrative is a true differentiator that businesses find valuable. The platform's goals for FY23 include customer acquisition through networking, word of mouth, and the addition of new features.
Decidable's new features include the ability to connect to data sources such as Web analytics (Shopify), Customer data, Transactional data, Social Media analytics, Market Research, Email Marketing, Product data, Advertising data, Inventory management, and Survey data.
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Craig Smith: LinkedIn
Mike Bugembe: LinkedIn
Marjan Najafi of Qyro
Qyro derives its name from an ancient term from Greek archery.
It represents the delicate moment when an archer finds the perfect opening to shoot an arrow and hit a target - a moment that requires complete focus, attention, and balance.
Founder Marjan believes that companies who achieve ‘Qyro’ have positive returns, inclusive work cultures, and sustainable operations.
What is Qyro?
Qyro’s offerings include customizable stress management solutions for both individuals and companies. Through on-demand learning, live sessions on mindfulness, mental training, and coaching programs, teams are empowered, rejuvenated, and more productive.
Companies take a People Survey to measure the pulse of their teams regarding leadership, engagement, and stress levels. Then, Qyro analyzes the survey responses and creates a customized solution plan that strategically aligns with the organization and employees.
Based on Qyro’s research, the benefits of their offerings include up to 6 times more engagement, 18% increase in sales, and being 23 times more likely to be recommended as a “great place to work.”
Qyro relies on organic marketing and is expanding its reach through partnerships with industry thought leaders. Marjan believes that talking with as many people as possible to bring awareness to new effective ways of leadership (while moving away from toxic culture that stems from flawed leadership) is how Qyro will scale.
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