About Dave Bayless

Dave is a “business midwife” who gets energy from helping people innovate in and through their human scale businesses. As a former private equity investor and lender, he helped make more than $500 million in capital commitments to finance growth, acquisitions, and recapitalizations. As part of entrepreneurial teams, Dave has helped raise more than $30 million of equity capital. He's also worked in product development, innovation management, manufacturing, and administrative roles.

How Scandis Uses Shopify Flow for E-commerce Automation

How Scandis Uses Shopify Flow for E-commerce Automation

Julio Giannotti is the web manager for Interline’s three e-commerce channels, including Scandis.com. Although Interline is late to e-commerce, its online presence and traffic are well established. Consequently, Julio and his team needed solutions that could help them scale rapidly. They turned to the Shopify Flow platform and the new Shopify Plus e-commerce automation tools. By automating repetitive tasks, Julio and his team can focus on more important things like innovation.

Julia Spehlmann: Co-founder of The Little Collar

Julia Spehlmann: Co-founder of The Little Collar

Julia Spehlmann wears many hats. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from UMASS Amherst in 2013. Julia is currently a full-time student at UMASS Lowell pursuing an additional degree in Computer Science. She is also the co-founder of The Little Collar. Julia handcrafts each Little Collar wristband. Each one sold represents a day of food provided to a dog in need. She is passionately driven by a ferocious love of man’s best friend and her unrelenting desire to save and feed as many dogs as possible.