For Bridget Firtle, her hometown of Rockaway, Queens is not just her happy place, but also the inspiration for her latest business venture: a new sparkling water company that also gives back to the environment. Firtle was originally known for bringing rum distilling back to New York City. After receiving her MBA in 2007, Firtle began her career on Wall Street at a hedge fund as a consumer goods investor with a focus in global alcoholic beverage companies. She spent about five years managing that portfolio when she started to gain an interest in working with startups and
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Appfire, a leading provider of apps for software development teams, today announced it is acquiring six business intelligence (BI) apps from Navarambh Software. As part of the acquisition Navarambh’s founder and AIO apps creator, Harsh Agarwal, will join the company as Chief Product Architect.
“Business Intelligence is one of our key areas of expertise and as we continue to invest in this area, the acquisition of the AIO line of BI and reporting apps is a natural fit,” said Randall Ward, co-founder and CEO, Appfire. “Atlassian has curated a passionate community of gifted app developers, amongst which