Contact: Allison Matthews
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Two Mississippi State student startup companies are among the recent “2021 Best Tech Startups in Mississippi,” a list compiled by The Tech Tribune, which covers technology and entrepreneurship news from around the world.
WISPr Systems and Rocketing Systems both are included on the list, with both companies launched by MSU students working with the university’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach. The E-Center, as it’s commonly known, guides student, faculty and staff entrepreneurs through its VentureCatalyst program, a five-stage process that takes a business concept from an idea to a funded company. MSU’s College of Business is the E-Center’s home.
WISPr Systems builds advanced automation tools for wireless internet service providers that eliminate the cost-intensive process of optimizing antenna placement. President and CEO Conor Ferguson of Batesville is a 2017 electrical engineering graduate of MSU’s Bagley College of Engineering.
Rocketing Systems is the parent company of the marketing automation…