Ezra

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Ezra is harnessing the new popularity of the sharing economy to spread knowledge more efficiently. On our online marketplace, buyers enter a question or topic they need help with, and, as with Uber, they are matched instantaneously with a seller on voice and/or video chat. The buyer pays the seller per minute of conversation, and we receive a fraction of the payment. Topics can involve anything from help compiling a Java program, to tips on how to develop a skincare routine for your skin type, to parenting advice.

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    Alexandra Bolanos '19

    Alex is a current sophomore at Princeton University, and intending on majoring in Operations Research and Financial Engineering with a certificate in Entrepreneurship. In her free time, she enjoys running, playing soccer, and hanging out with friends. Last summer, Alex was involved in the STEM Communications team part of the Tiger Challenge, and hopes to apply the design thinking skills she learned to Ezra.

    Program: 2016-2017 eLab Incubator

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    Ross Granowski GS4

    Ross has a BS in Applied Mathematics from Georgia Tech (‘13) and is a current 4th year PhD student in Pure Mathematics at Princeton University. He specializes in the study of geometric wave equations. Ross would love to use something like Ezra to improve his aptitude with LaTeX (a typesetting program for technical documents, like his thesis) and for help with Talmudic Aramaic. 

    Program: 2016-2017 eLab Incubator

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    Leor Klainerman GS1

    Leor has a BA in Mathematics from Princeton (2014) and a Masters in Probability and Statistics from Universite Paris Sud (2015). It was while learning C++ on the side-- and frequently wishing she could ask someone her questions-- that she came up with the idea for this startup. On the side, Leor enjoys practicing and teaching yoga, learning languages, and spending time outdoors.

    Program: 2016-2017 eLab Incubator