The eFactory's Newest Investments

The eFactory is investing $30,000 for 8% equity into five companies—three of which are local.

By Dayle Duggins

Jan 12 2017 at 5:47 a.m.


Three local companies are getting a big boost from The eFactory by participating in the second round of its accelerator program

The eFactory will invest $30,000 for 8% equity into each company and also offer office space, business consulting, a mentor network and more. The fun begins on February 6 and Demo Day takes place on May 1 at The Gallery at the Gillioz Theatre. 

Apt Crowd

A solution focused text analytics company targeting engineering technical communities. They apply advanced text analytics algorithms that improve Q&A forum outcomes by connecting users with quicker answers, expert users, and relevant vendors.
Based out of Springfield, MO
Founder: Chad Boschert

Let’s Do Lunch

An effective and efficient way to strategically and intentionally organize all of the important personal and business lunches people should be having. 
Based out of Springfield, MO
Founder: Hector Cruz

Pull Up A Seat

A private community marketplace that allows people to find on-demand home cooking for anyone, by anyone.
Relocating from Orlando, FL 
Founder: Camille Baker


A mobile first survey platform seeking to make surveys quick and easy. Surveys take place in the store, on the customer’s mobile device, and offer instant savings.
Relocating from Birmingham, AL
Founder: Stuart Emerson

Solely Jolie

A water-free solution to keeping makeup brushes clear and clean.
Based out of Springfield, MO
Founder: Amy Blansit