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Trext

Trext allows anyone (regardless of programing experience) to create decision trees and deploy them over text message.

  • Stage Not Set
  • Industry Software
  • Location Amherst, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Website trext.me

Company Summary

We believe in empowerment. Using our software, small businesses, institutions and nonprofits can harness the untapped potential of text messaging. Our user-friendly interface allows rapid creation of a decision tree which is sent out so end-users experience an automated, but personalized conversation. The responses are all stored and provide vital information to organizations, allowing them to address the needs of the communities they serve.

Team

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    Eric Lax
    Co-founder

    Eric is a strategic thinker who gets excited creating solutions to any new problem, particularly the business realm. He has served as a summer associate at The Conifer Group, developing negotiation strategies and exercises. He took courses in negotiation and business at Harvard Law School, Amherst College, and Smith College. He is finishing his triple major degree at Amherst College with a 3.96 GPA (Majors: Mathematics, Economics,  Interdisciplin

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    Kira McCoy
    Co-founder

    Kira is graduating from Hampshire College in public health and neuroscience. Her research at the University of Colorado School of Public Health and the University of Denver Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience lab have brought her to present at multiple conferences (and a publication pending). Her thesis project was creating a smoking cessation app.

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    Zeke Nierenberg
    Co-founder

    Has written 99% of source code. Instrumental in initial idea development. Background: global health, machine learning and web development. Academic opinion essay published in The Scientist.

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    Jamie Matheson
    Co-founder

    James studies Behavioral Economics and Genetic Programming at Hampshire College. His has worked at Recon Strategy, a management consulting firm in healthcare, working to develop strategy for payers and providers. Other experience includes Fact Fiber, a healthcare IT start-up focused on developing software to integrate medical records. Later this year, James will publish a neuroscience paper on the role of botox in the facial feedback loop and its