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The Word Processor for Math. FastFig makes it easy for students to type and solve math problems.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

FastFig provides math editing and display technologies for web applications across the web. We use the latest technologies to make our platform robust, easy-to-use, and beautiful. Our products are designed to solve math, format it beautifully, and work on any device to connect students, teachers, tutors, and others. We offer our main application for free to students & teachers while licensing customer versions and FigChat to other organizations.


  • Alex Potts is the CTO of FastFig. He has a background in Computer Science and has experience in the IT industry. Alex is a born hacker and server master. He can often be found pulling technology pranks on his co-workers.

  • Jay is the business develepment guy on the team. He came to Fastfig after he started a small hardware company, Touch-Not, during his time in college. The company is based around the patent pending contactless control system he invented. Jay earned degrees in Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises at Syracuse University; plus, served as the president of the SU Investment Club for 2 years - managing 50+ active members a

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    Brian Peacock

    Brian is the technical lead and product manager. He has been building math software since he was 13 and was inspired to create FastFig after studying Civil Engineering at Lafayette College. While at Lafayette Brian led a research group that raised $250,000+ in grant funding, became a published researcher and was awarded the national Udall Scholarship.


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    Kavitha Kadambi - DLA Piper

Previous Investors

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    DreamIt Ventures
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    Friends and Family Convertible Notes