Faculty Recruiting Support CICS

Startup Recruiting Night

11 Apr
Tuesday, 04/11/2017 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Amherst Works, 11 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002
Career Development

Amherst Works, Amherst's new co-working space, is hosting some of the valley's most innovative startups who are looking to recruit technical talent in the areas of Machine Learning, AI, Mobile Development, Natural Language Processing and more. See profiles below.

Each startup will pitch their business, some challenges they're looking to tackle and the positions they want to fill. You will then have time to breakout and talk further with each team.

This is great opportunity to meet and build relationships with exciting startups and become part of their growth stories. Come join us at AmherstWorks on April 11 at 5:30pm - bring your expertise, we'll bring the pizza!

This event is sponsored by the College of Information and Computer Sciences. 


Startups pitching include:

Lumme Labs

Lumme is UMass Amherst startup company funded by the National Cancer Institute. Over the past 2 years Lumme's focus has been to improve the quality and longevity of human life by reducing the risk of developing lifestyle related illness. Our solution to this problem is a technology that can continuously track hand gestures and classify activity in real time. The first problem we are solving in this multi-dimensional social issue is the leading preventable cause of death, tobacco. We help smokers quit by employing our technology to automatically detect when the user smokes, predict the likelihood of a relapse, and prevent it by delivering just-in-time intervention. To learn more, come check us out at https://lumme-labs.com/

We seek highly motivated individuals and inventive thinkers with hand on experience in algorithm development, web-application development, mobile application development, and UI/UX. We are looking to fill 2 intern positions and a programmer position. 

Prophit Insight

Prophit Insight is a big data company that provides hospitals and other healthcare providers with real-time analytics on network leakage, care-plan compliance and other operational metrics. Our models utilize machine learning and other AI technologies to identify metrics in a hospital's own data in real-time and without the use of third-party claims data.

You can read more about our work and mission at www.prophitinsight.com.

We are always looking for people that are curious, hard-working, and willing to learn. Ideally they will have a solid understanding of programming languages such as python and Java, as well as data modeling, integration, reporting, and analytics. Our major push is into Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and other AI technologies. A strong understanding of math, statistics, and machine learning would be of a big interest to us.


SystemOne develops connectivity solutions for medical devices in the developing world. Our software and hardware solutions enable the collection and analysis of large amounts of data in challenging environments.

We are looking for full stack and mobile developers to help us build the next generation of our connectivity platform using the latest server and client technologies.

You can learn more about us at www.systemone.id or follow us on twitter @SystemOneCo.



Galaxy.AI develops prognostic algorithms by using terabytes of medical data to empower healthcare systems to be proactive and catch diseases early when you can do something about it. Keep people healthier longer.

We have been featured in INC as one of the most promising AI startups for 2017.

We are looking for talented people in computer vision and natural language processing with fluency in convolutional neural networks. We are also interested in meeting bioinformaticians for incorporating genetic data in our current clinical phenotypes in the near future.

You can learn more about us at: www.galaxy.ai and connect with us at connect@galaxy.



Name Net Worth is a software startup company in Springfield who has developed an app that measures the value of your professional network and improves overall sales performance. We are looking for an Applications Developer with strong analytical skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for finding solutions to problems, to join our team.

Do you have experience working with native or hybrid apps? Qualified candidates will require some full-stack development experience, understanding of LAMP archetypal or equivalents, be comfortable working with code written by other developers, and be able to deploy fixes rapidly. JavaScript experience is a must.

You can learn more about us at: http://namenetworth.com/ and connect with us at:https://www.facebook.com/Namenetworth/


SWC Technologies

Social Worker Connect web application connects the patient directly with a mental health provider and have proven to reduce service time from weeks to hours. One month into sales and our clients already wants the next level of solution. We have been featured in "Innovate 413" for innovating the age old industry to perform more efficiently and help the distressed.

http://www.innovate413.com/#!/contents/972/social-worker-connect-revolutionizes- communication-in-mental-health-services.

We are looking for talent proficient in building dynamic databases and front end of a web application with expertise in one of the two areas and working knowledge of the other. Above all, we want an energetic, hardworking and dedicated technology partner who believes in our principles of helping the distraught. The ideal partner will be a self- starter and will assume ownership of the technology department with full authority.