About Part of Xova Labs, Encaenia was a seed stage startup seeking to help colleges and universities create connections to their alumni based on interests uncovered by the Encaenia Adaptive Interest Determination platform. Lightspeed Venture Partners withdrew funding and shutdown the company based on results of initial market tests.
● “Army of One” – envisioned, architected, built, deployed, and managed initial product
● Designed and built alpha product using Java Dropwizard microservices, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, AlchemyAPI NLP, Weka and Mandrill
● Deployed system in AWS using NGINX load balancer / proxy and Ubuntu Linux servers