We are excited to announce that Refactr was named as on of the top 50 Startups to Watch in Seattle by Builtin.Refactr Overview by Built In Seattle While developers propel tech teams deeper into the unknown, IT service providers struggle to play catch-up as they learn how to administer and secure all those new systems. Cybersecurity Ventures recently predicted that there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021, and for many businesses, it will be difficult to hire the talent they need. Refactr’s solution is a platform that helps tech teams visually build, automate and secure solutions in the public cloud, helping to make the most of their existing tools. Co-founder and CEO Michael Fraser previously worked as an aircraft armament and combat communications specialist for the U.S. Air Force, and was recently selected into the first 2019 cohort of WeWork’s Seattle Veteran in Residence program, which connects veterans and their families with opportunities in the tech industry.
About the 50 Startups to Watch
Built In Seattle’s 50 Startups to Watch is a hand-curated report featuring 50 digital tech companies poised for greatness in 2019 and beyond. The companies on this list are building disruptive products and driving value within their industries, which include e-commerce, software, IoT, web or mobile, digital agencies and more. Companies eligible for this report have been running for five years or less, and as a group represent a diverse range in terms of funding status, job creation and stage of growth.
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Mac is the youngest member of the Refactr team, though he does not lack experience with startups, as his age might suggest. He was exposed to several tech startups early in his early youth and, later in high-school, worked in startups while being mentored by founders. After graduation, Mac decided to focus his passion for media production with Refactr's marketing team. A startup had felt like the most compelling and fulfilling path because of the enthusiasm and respect Mac felt for the mentors of his youth.
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