Alaska Small Business Development Center

Check out our newest client profile: Attently

August 23, 2017
Vincent Castro and Eric Solie presented with a check of $10,000 after winning the 2016 Arctic Innovation Competition for Attently, a cloud-based software service that provides feedback to speakers and presenters.


Eric Solie and his co-founder, Vincent Castro met at a Fairbanks Startup Weekend and combined their strengths to create a rough prototype that ran as a web application. This “simple” attention detection filter won them the competition and, after improvements to their MVP, led to their triumph at, the Arctic Innovation Competition. This catapulted them into creating Attently, an analytics platform that determines the engagement of live audiences. Read more about their story here … 

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