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You might have read about Com'10 grad Jennifer Turliuk's start-up, Founder2Founder, in the latest issue of the Alumni Review, but what about some other recent start-ups that have their origins here at Queen's?

Envirolytics is an app created by Patrick Leslie, Sc'10, that allows users to measure their home's environmental efficiency and makes suggestions for improvement.

Queen's students Michael La Fleur and Dhynanesh Chaudhari created Blackberry app Lynkedin 2011 to allow Blackberry users to link their Facebook profile and Blackberry Messenger profile together.

Computer engineering graduate John Piasetzki, Sc'11, is at the helm of ParentInterview, a parent-teacher interview scheduling software designed for schools is in use at 20 schools in four countries.

Derek Szeto, Com'05, ran the bargain-hunting site Red Flag Deals while studying at Queen's and continued this work full-time following graduation. Red Flag Deals is one of the 100 most popular websites in Canada. was established by Benjamin Roberts, Artsci'04, to transform menus into a mobile app and social marketing opportunity for bars and restaurants.

Spoonity, founded by Max Bailey, Sc'11, is a locally focused online loyalty platform that allows restaurants in Ottawa to implement and manage a customer rewards system easily and quickly.

Designer, developer and School of Computing student Hannah Wei is the co-founder and chief creative at, a service that creates visual resumes based around infographics.

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