Matchbox is revolutionizing the $13B university admissions market through beautiful software built for admissions professionals by admissions professionals. The company’s first product is an iPad application that can triple the speed of inbound application review.site: http://matchbox.net/ twitter: https://twitter.com/getmatchbox
CEO, Stephen Marcus
Stephen is a young serial entrepreneur; a spectacular one at that! Brimming with gravitas, Stephen has seen tremendous success by continuously delivering quality and thought to each effort. He has the knack for recognizing tremendous opportunities, go no further than current venture, Matchbox, an idea he formulated for Sloan’s admissions office to add efficiency to the admissions process.
Prior to founding Matchbox in 2011, Stephen was a Venture Partner at New Atlantic Ventures, an early-stage venture fund based in Boston. Stephen has founded five companies in the mobile, web, and information technology sectors. He is also an angel investor and advisor for nearly a dozen startups. Stephen holds a bachelor degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he is a frequent guest lecturer, advisor as well as a former member of the Admissions Committee. If you’d like to see what the CIC is all about, look no further than Stephen; a blue-chip cohort of the community doing great things in Kendall Square.
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Matchbox is your virtual base camp that gives you visibility into the entire admissions process. Matchbox for every kind of role in your process – readers, interviewers, staff, alumni, faculty, or any others that you define.
Analytics / Dashboard – See how your admissions process is unfolding in real-time. Matchbox shows you reviewer statistics including completion rates and review velocity. We also help you generate a baseline view of your scoring system and the quality of the pool on-the-fly. Want to know who the tough reviewers are and why? Or, the profile of the applicants you are attracting and from where? Matchbox can help you answer these kinds of questions.
Plug it into anything – Matchbox understands that by being the best- in- breed, we don’t do everything (you still need to do your own laundry) and that you may want to connect Matchbox with your existing systems. Thus, we equipped Matchbox with the latest in lightweight and powerful web services so you can connect it to nearly any system*. We are constantly building off-the-shelf connectors to popular CRM, Document Imaging, and Student Information Systems.
Dynamically Configure iPad – Get started in under an hour with one of our starter kits. Easily reconfigure score cards, application sections, and field displays with ease.