When Sandy struck the East Coast, Providence was largely spared. But Swipely, a startup based in the Rhode Island city, had a different problem: The storm wiped out its chance to sell its payments service to businesses up and down the Northeast Corridor, where it had focused its salespeople’s efforts.That didn’t stop Angus Davis, the company’s CEO and cofounder. Swipely had already built tools to automate the time-consuming process of calling on local businesses.
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