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WeissBeerger: Ushering A New Frontier In The Beverage Industry

In an interview with StartUs – Europe’s leading magazine for startups – Ori Fingerer, co-founder & VP Business Development at iAngels’ portfolio company WeissBeerger, shares his insights on the beverage industry & how the company’s analytics tool meet the needs of beverage manufacturers and customers:

Describe WeissBeerger in 50 words or less.

WeissBeerger is the leading Internet of Things & Big Data solution for breweries, soft drink manufacturers and bars. WeissBeerger’s unique mixture of hardware, software and data analysis is ushering in a new frontier in the beverage industry, defined by data-driven decision making and efficiency throughout the value chain.

How did you discover the need for your analytics tool? What problem are you solving?

We developed a unique solution to meet the needs of beverage manufacturers and their customers (bars, restaurants and other outlets). Beverage companies and outlets suffer from high inefficiencies and a total lack of information regarding consumption behavior and sales volume in the on-premise (the most vital part of their business, comprising approximately 400 billion US Dollars). The connected outlet is all about giving manufacturers REAL-TIME insight and understanding of the market in order to optimize pricing, improve operations, increase revenue and create a one-of-a-kind consumer experience…

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Seed CX Gains SEF Registration from CFTC

Exciting news for iAngels portfolio company Seed CX – the CFTC has now formally granted its approval to be a Swap Execution Facility (SEF).

In fact, Seed CX becomes the fastest applicant to ever receive full registration as a SEF in CFTC history!

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Three Things to Know about SeedCX and the Industrial Hemp Industry

Two MIT Sloan Master of Finance alumni are entering the burgeoning hemp industry with an electronic trading platform for emerging markets.

Brian Liston and Edward Woodford co-founded Seed CX, which is awaiting regulatory approval from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The company’s goal is to provide a sophisticated trading infrastructure for emerging commodities that have recently become more accessible due to dramatic market restructuring, regulatory change, or societal shift. Seed CX will provide a derivatives trading platform, a wholesale marketplace, and a pricing data feed for participants in commodity markets to hedge, trade the underlying product, and access economic information for decision making. Seed’s first commodity is industrial hemp, a plant that is grown for an array of uses including building materials, batteries, paper, biofuel, clothing, makeup, and food.

Continue reading the article at MIT’s Newsroom