Demo Day 2021 | Meet the Founders & the Team

The Boston College Shea Center for Entrepreneurship is so excited to present another Demo Day featuring 11 incredible student-founded startups who have worked incredibly hard through our 9-week accelerator program, Accelerate@Shea. We are so proud of each and every one of them and invite you to reach and connect with any and all founders you are interested in speaking with! You can find all the teams best contacts below as well as info on the amazing team behind making Demo Day possible.

Looking to be more involved with the Shea Center? Please reach out to We look forward to hearing from you and can’t wait to see what we can offer together to continue growing the entrepreneurial community at BC!

2021 Accelerate@Shea Cohort

Founders of Alai: Mike and Nick


Using cutting-edge technology to fight implicit bias in healthcare



Connecting Artists to a Global Network


Beyond Classroom

Improving high school counselors’ efficiency through softwares and algorithms


Cells: Conquer and Divide

A Fun-damentally New Way to Learn Biology



Anytime, Anywhere, All In One Place


Instagram: @communynow

LinkedIn: Communy


Transforming the way people use their gift cards


Instagram: @giftpocket

LinkedIn: GiftPocket


Helping businesses create Leal customers


Instagram: @leal_connect

LinkedIn: Leal


MacDraddy is an on-campus clothing rental marketplace


Instagram: @macdraddy

My Brother’s Friend

My Brother’s Friend is a global marketplace for artisanal clothing


Instagram: @mybrothersfriend

LinkedIn: My Brother’s Friend



How food meets its full potential


Sencha Credit

Empowering everyone to build credit effortlessly and reach new financial heights


Instagram: @senchacredit

LinkedIn: Sencha Credit

Facebook: Sencha Credit

Twitter: Sencha Credit

2021 Demo Day Planning & Production Team

Accelerate@Shea Team — Shea Board Members

Jing Tang ‘21

Will Messin a’22

Sophia Cassidy ‘23

Peter “PJ” Genta ‘23

Production Crew — Start@Shea Ambassadors

Julian Bergerson ‘24

Diane Yoon ‘24

Production Crew & Additional Editors — Start@Shea Ambassadors

Alex Park ‘24

Lauren Roque ‘24

Emma Raith ‘24

Additional Editor— Start@Shea Board Member

Mercedes Hoyos ‘23

Additional Editor & Animator— Start@Shea Board Member

Alina Yan ‘23

Demo Day 2021 Edited and Produced By

Maggie Yan ’22, Start@Shea Board Member

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The Editor & Graphic Designer

Executive Team Member — Maggie Yan ‘22



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