How did Shimmy Technologies get started?
We started in apparel by making a custom swimwear line using 3D technology for design and quickly realized that the pieces of technology we were building to make that happen were far superior to our swimwear designs.
How did you find out about NYFTL?
I got connected with Jackie early in our history and kept in touch with her as our solution matured and we were ready to begin scoping pilots with brands.
What did you enjoy most about working with Avery Dennison during NYFTL 12 week program?
The mentorship I received from Avery Dennison folks was PHENOMENAL. I had never been in a customer-facing role as the head of a start-up before and the Avery RFID folks were so knowledgeable about taking a ground-breaking idea and making it easy for brands to understand.
What are your plans now that the program has ended?
After a week off chasing icebergs in Newfoundland, back to work connecting with investors for our seed raise and preparing to head to Bangladesh to pilot Shimmy Upskill.