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DiscoverText is a cloud-based solution utilizing credentials, peer groups and crowd-sourcing to search, code, and machine-classify text.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Amherst, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2009
  • Website

Company Summary

Texifter improves efficiency by streamlining the process of sorting large amounts of unstructured text. Texifter offers off-the-shelf enterprise class business applications specifically developed to meet the complex needs of researchers and federal rule writers. Texifter utilizes SaaS & cloud-based solutions for topic modeling, duplicate detection, and other information retrieval tasks involving users in an active learning loop.


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    Sean Kelleher

    Experienced technologist helping build startups

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    Rick Otis

    Over 30 years of experience with the organizational, procedural, public opinion, and communications challenges associated with successfully managing complex national environmental policy issues. This includes the ability to use analytic skills, negotiate under pressure, build consensus, and create strategies needed to prevail in difficult, often politically contentious circumstances.

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    Stuart Shulman
    Founder & CEO

    Dr. Stuart W. Shulman is Founder & CEO of Texifter, LLC and an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is founder and Director of the Qualitative Data Analysis Program (QDAP) at the University of Pittsburgh and at UMass and Associate Director of the National Center for Digital Government.

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    Mark Hoy

    An experienced, multi-disciplined software engineer with upper-level management experience and a broad range of industry knowledge ranging from cutting-edge academic research to graphic design and programming to defense industry research. Mark has a wealth of both professional and academic knowledge across many platforms from software engineering to IT infrastructure design and management.