Phynd Technologies, a software firm, will launch a software tool for hospitals and healthcare providers, with financial assistance from the Nebraska’s Economic Development Innovation Fund and private investors. The project is expected to create 18 new jobs in the Kearney, Nebraska
The company’s software is a tool designed for internal use at medical institutions like hospitals and clinics. Phynd's cloud-based technology helps institutions automate in real-time an efficient process of managing and sharing provider data and helping providers make better and faster clinical decisions.
Nebraska economic development officials and business leaders today provided a matching seed of $500,000 from Invest Nebraska. In addition investors from Nebraska and Texas provided $1.4 million, according to state economic development officials.
“Phynd Technologies has all the characteristics of a great startup,” said Mark Crawford, Invest Nebraska’s CEO and Investment Manager.
"I like the idea of starting a company in a small market that's linked with the University system and has high-tech expertise in the workforce," Tom White, Phynd Chief Executive Officer and founder.
White said he was initially attracted to Kearney for its talent pool and support from state officials. "I was surprised with their desire, interest and passion for me to come here," White said. "I felt like the DED listened to my story and really wanted my business."
“Phynd Technologies is a great addition to Nebraska’s growing technology industry,” said Gov. Dave Heineman. “These new well-paying jobs are a key element of our Talent and Innovation Initiative.”