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Texifter, LLC

DiscoverText is a cloud-based text-analytics solution.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Amherst, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2009
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Texifter helps customers reduce costs and gain valuable insight about employees, customers, products, citizens, research data, and other sources of unstructured text through powerful text anlaytics. Its cloud-based solution includes topic modeling, classification, duplicate detection, and a unique process for training custom classifiers. Texifter customers currently include JetBlue, Google, QVC, the Fish & Wildlife Service, and Marsh McLennan.


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    Dr. Stuart W Shulman

    Dr. Stuart W. Shulman is President & 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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    Richard D 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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    Sean Kelleher

    With over 18 year of experience, Sean has developed several leading edge technology systems and consumer websites. Sean's key focus has been building early-stage startups as a CTO with a strong focus on product development. His background includes shaping the sales and marketing strategies in several industries, including social networking, eCommerce, gaming, customer loyalty, insurance, and business intelligence. Sean has also helped develop key

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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. A broad wealth of both professional and academic knowledge across many platforms from software engineering to IT infrastructure design and management. Work thrive on creating and using imaginative approaches to


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    Michael Kushnir
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    Richard Otis

Previous Investors

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    Joe Bohan
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    Colin White
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    Lawrence Shulman