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  • Stray Reflections
    Global macro research & trading advisory service founded by Jawad S. Mian.
  • OpenBazaar
    Decentralized online e-commerce marketplace which uses cryptocurrencies. The service was founded by Amir Taaki & Brian Hoffman on April 4, 2016.
  • Flixxo
    Decentralized peer to peer video distribution service which leverages cryptocurrencies.
  • The Myth of Capitalism
    Book & blog by Jonathan Tepper covering how monopolies have harmed competition & distorted the economy.
  • First American
    Financial services company providing comprehensive title insurance protection & professional settlement services to facilitate real estate purchases, construction, refinances or equity loans. The company was split apart from CoreLogic in June of 2010 & traces its roots to Orange County Title Company, which was founded in 1889.
  • Postmake
    Directory of tools to help people launch & grow services from ideation, design, development & marketing.
  • AFP
    The Association for Financial Professionals is a professional society which helps treasury & finance professionals grow their careers while sharing ideas & opportunities with their peers. The organization was founded in 1980 and has over 6,000 members.
  • Ciena
    US multinational provider of telecommunications networking equipment, software & services. The company was founded in 1992 by David Huber and Kevin Kimberlin.
  • Infinera
    Vertically integrated optical networking company which empowers network operators to scale bandwidth while accelerating service innovation & automating optical network operations. Drew Perkins, Jagdeep Singh & David Welch founded the company as Zepton Networks in 2000.
  • Ericsson
    Swedish multinational corporation which specializes in telecommunications & networking. Lars Magnus Ericsson founded the company in 1876 as a telegraph repair shop.
  • Nokia
    Finish multinational corporation which specializes in telecommunications, IT & consumer electronics. Fredrik Idestam, Leo Mechelin & Eduard Polon founded the company as a pulp mill on May 12, 1865.
  • MarketAxess
    Global fixed-income electronic trading platform founded in 2000 by Richard McVey. They serve the institutional credit markets helping to connect pension plans & other institutional investors with US corporate bonds while offering a rich stream of market data to market participants.
  • Hungry Girl
    Daily email newsletter offering healthy eating advice & low-calorie recipies. Lisa Lillien founded the service in 2004.
  • Wealth Tax Simulator
    Tool created by Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman, Sara Stoudt & Akcan Balkir to simulate wealth taxes.
  • ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy
    Museum opened in August of 1979 to preserve the legacy of cowboy contests, the heritage and culture of those original competitions, and the champions of the past, present and future.
  • MOD Pizza
    Pizza chain founded in 2008 by Ally & Scott Svenson. They serve individual artisan-style pizzas & salads.
  • Professional Bull Riders
    PBR is an international professional bull riding organization which was founded in 1992.
  • NFPB
    The National Federation of Professional Bullriders is a member organization founded by Clint Jackson & Frank Walkowe in 1995 to promote professional level competition.
  • Explaining Capitalism
    Website created by Jesse Colombo to debunk anti-capitalist propaganda, including the hysteria about U.S. wealth & income inequality, as well as fight the creep of socialism.
  • Modsy
    Home design & decor visualization service which helps homeowners by showing them life-like visualizations of their space to help eliminate the guesswork from designing & shopping for their homes. The company was founded in 2015 by Margarita Bratkova & Shanna Tellerman.
  • The Bulwark
    American conservative publication offering curated commentary and analysis on news, politics, public policy & culture.
  • Tiny
    Company which starts, buys & invests in internet-based businesses. Chris Sparling & Andrew Wilkinson founded the company in 2015.
  • Marqeta
    Card-issuing platform which enables innovative payment, finance & commerce solutions. The company was founded by Jason Gardner in 2010.
  • Yandex.Webmaster
    Service created by the Russian search company to help webmasters better understand their search performance.
  • Bing Webmaster Tools
    Online toolkit launched by Bing on June 3, 2009 to help webmasters adjust how the search engine interacts with their websites.
  • Google Search Console
    Web service created by Google to help webmasters check the visibility of their website in the search results. The service was previously named Google Webmaster Tools.
  • Criteria
    Provider of professionally developed pre-employment tests, including aptitude, personality & skills tests. The company was founded by David Sherman & Josh Millet on July 1, 2006.
  • MetaLab
    Website & app design firm known for strong interface design. Andrew Wilkinson founded the company in 2006.