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COMET Informatics LLC

COMET helps parents and professionals, who work with children, improve child outcomes, evaluate programs, and reduce costs.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Rochester, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2007
  • Employees 8
  • Website comet4children.com

Company Summary

COMET was created in 2007 as a joint-venture between the Children's Institute (CI) and SophiTEC (ST). It became a LLC in 2011. COMET is a web-based SaaS system, which combines a "smart" database and numerous "plug-in" modules. It enables the easy collection of rich student information, individual and group assessments, attendance/dosage of services, recommendations for specific actions and interventions, program evaluation and accountability.

Team

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    A. Dirk Hightower
    Co-CEO

    Co-CEO of LLC, Executive Director of Children's Institute, a psychologist, and a Senior Research Associate at the University of Rochester since 1991. His primary interests include social/emotional and educational assessments and evidenced-based interventions. Hightower has been principal investigator on multimillion dollar state and federal grants. Presently, he serves on multiple local boards that focus on the success of children.

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    Serge L. Lossa
    Co-CEO

    Co-CEO of LLC, the President of ST with 40+ years of experience in the design and development of complex databases, highly interactive web-based applications and experts systems in a large variety of application domains. Lossa’s education background as a mechanical engineer, an MBA and a Ph.D. in computer science allows him to combine the practical view with the business perspective when designing IT systems.

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    Dan Draper
    President, Board of Directors

    A business strategy and marketing consultant, Draper has been providing pro-bono coaching and implementation assistance to the COMET team for 4 years. With 40 years of experience managing and advising US and international new business development teams, Draper brings a strong cross functional perspective to COMET Informatics LLC.

Advisors

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    Alan Lockwood, Boylan, Code LLP
    Lawyer
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    Michael Doody, EFP Rotenberg LLP
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Children's Institute, Inc.
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    SophiTEC, Inc.
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    Dan Draper, Lenny Gingello, Serge L. Lossa, A. Dirk Hightower
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