LaunchPad startup company ModoSuite is hosting a series of fireside chats this summer hosted by its co-founder and CEO Jackson Ensley ’22. The first kicks off Thursday, June 17, from 7 to 8 p.m. EST with featured guest Jeremy Yamaguchi, founder of Lawn Love, a rapidly scaling landscaping, home and lawn care on-line marketplace and an alum of Y-combinator ’14. The business has been featured in Inc., TechCrunch and Fast Company for taking a high-tech approach to a traditionally low-tech sector and revolutionizing the lawn care industry. Sign up for the June 17 chat here. The chats are a collaboration with the LaunchPad at SU Libraries.
ModoSuite is building the future of marketplaces and offering start-ups exclusive first access to its beta template, which is a fully working marketplace that a company can have up and running in an afternoon. Apply to become part of the beta here.
ModoSuite is led by Jackson Ensley and Paul Hultgren.
Ensley is a LaunchPad Global Fellow and a Whitman senior who is obsessed with building communities. His previous venture Popcycle was an online marketplace for student-owned clothing brands. Popcycle built and launched an MVP in September of 2020 and did thousands of dollars in sales during the first week. Now, Jackson is dedicated to helping other founders get their marketplace MVPs up and running fast, with the mission of making marketplaces easy to build.
Co-founder and CTO Paul Hultgren is an entirely self-taught programmer from the Bay Area who is also obsessed with building. He has been developing websites for more than four years and has deep experience building fully custom e-commerce websites. He is a seasoned AWS user and programs in TypeScript and Elixir. Contact the team here.