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The-Exchange is an online market/trading platform where products and services are bought and sold like on a stock or commodity exchange.

  • Stage Not Set
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Darien, CT, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

The-Exchange is a multi-sided online trading platform that targets both Sellers and Buyers. We feel there is a large need for a way to buy and sell products and services in a stock market-like ecosystem. Consumers need a way to negotiate prices electronically. This business model opens a large sales channel for Providers of goods and services. Buyers and Sellers will be accredited multinational corporations, small businesses and individuals.


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    John Adam Swetye

    President HyperNormal Enterprises, LLC. HyperNormal provides equipment and services to the Broadcast and Corporate Television Industry as well as computer programming services to select clients.

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    Tony Altwies

    A Principal Software Developer & Owner of Software Source, a small software company providing programming tools and contract services.

    His breadth of experience extends back over 30 years and includes such milestones as:

    • Architect of a distributed optical data archiving system that won the Smithsonian award for Software excellence in 1989.
    • Primary Architect of VsamEx and its predecessor VB/ISAM. Used in over 1 Million end user products

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    Don Wanless
    Product Architect

    A founding partner of Software Source.
    Over thirty years of software development experience including the following:
    • IBM mainframe system software development and support.
    • Co designer and implementer of VB/ISAM and VsamEx.
    • Medical device software design and development.
    • Design and development of document storage systems.
    • Developed portions of Siebel Sales Enterprise.

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    William Thomas Ziemba
    Advisory Board Member

    Dr William T. Ziemba is the Alumni Professor of Financial Modeling and Stochastic Optimization, Emeritus in the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia where he taught from 1968 to 2004. He now teaches as a visiting professor.

    He has been a consultant to a number of leading financial institutions including the Frank Russell Company and Morgan Stanley. His research is in portfolio theory, and security market imperfections.

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    Rick Tyo
    Advisory Board Member

    Rick is an experienced “hands-on” technical project manager and Professional Engineer (P.E.) with extensive international experience in IT and software systems development; systems integration; marketing, sales, and pre-sales support; business development; and contract management. He has led multiple multinational distributed teams performing all phases of software and systems development lifecycle across multiple industries including.

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    James Blake
    Advisory Board Member

    Responsible for research feasability and business acception of technology solutions, including leading-edge (first-in-the-nation remote backup SAN solution) technology SAN, backup and infrastructure solutions related to UNIX OS. Resonsible for daily monitoring/tuning/improvement of such.


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    Terry R. Drugan, Stamford, CT
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    Arthur J. Haas, CPA, Stamford, CT