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FamilyID Founder joins DraftKings and iZotope to Present on Panel of Digital Disruptors

FamilyID Founder joins DraftKings and iZotope to Present on Panel of Digital Disruptors

BOSTON, Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FamilyID founder and CEO Rochelle Nemrow will participate in a panel discussion titled “Marketing of Digital Disruptors” on Thursday, December 6 at Boston’s District Hall. The panel is part of the Conversation & Cocktails series, presented by global marketing consultancy, HawkPartners.

Appearing with Jason Robins, founder and CEO of DraftKings, and Mark Ethier, CEO and co-founder of iZotope, Nemrow will share how FamilyID, inspired by her personal experience, evolved into a market-disrupting business. FamilyID simplifies program registration for thousands of schools and community organizations, and nearly 1.5 million families in 43 states.

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FamilyID and Mass Heartbeat Announce Partnership

FamilyID and Mass Heartbeat Deliver Online Registration for School Sports and Heart Screenings

BOSTON, Massachusetts, Oct. 16, 2018 (PRWEB) -- FamilyID (FID) and Mass Heartbeat (MHB) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership that enables high schools throughout New England to offer a single, secure and convenient online platform to register students for both school athletics and on site heart screenings. Families can enter and update critical registration and student health information in one place, and easily access detailed history of data updates and registrations through their FamilyID account.

Mass Heartbeat provides affordable and convenient ECG heart screenings on site at high schools. These simple, noninvasive screenings can detect many underlying heart conditions. The tests are interpreted by experienced cardiologists and the results, as well as recommended next steps, are communicated to parents shortly after the screening date. Although the incidence of cardiac problems in children and adolescents is low, and sudden cardiac death among this group is rare, up to 25 percent of deaths occur in athletes. The numbers are higher for teens with underlying congenital heart disease. Screening teen athletes for underlying problems can save lives.

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KIAAA Empowers Professional Growth Though FamilyID Online Registration

KIAAA Partners with FamilyID Online Registration to Streamline Membership Enrollment

WITCHITA, Kansas, Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Kansas Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (KIAAA) has selected FamilyID as its online registration partner to manage enrollment for KIAAA membership, workshops, conferences, LTIs and other KIAAA events.

The mission of the KIAAA is to develop, enhance and preserve the educational values of interscholastic athletics. Through this exclusive partnership with FamilyID, the KIAAA will serve its members by providing the convenience of online registration and streamlined access to resources and opportunities for professional growth.

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FamilyID Ends the Issue of Filling Out Form After Form After Form

BOSTON, MA (VentureFizz – January 11, 2018) 

Whether it be a sport or taking art classes at a local rec center, any parent is excited to see their children take interest in an after-school activity. However, no parent is excited to fill out the same form over and over again. Although for many schools/rec centers, especially in small towns, parents and students need to fill out the same registration form over...and over...and over again.

FamilyID is a cloud-based SaaS platform for program providers such as schools, camps, clubs and recreational centers where collecting registration forms is a requirement. An organization using the FamilyID platform creates an e-form with fields for each required piece of information needed for the particular activity.

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FamilyID and MySchoolBucks Make Registering and Paying for Activities Easier Than Ever for Schools and Parents

FamilyID Integrates with MySchoolBucks to Deliver Seamless Registration and Payment Platform for K-12 Programs and Activities

LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FamilyID, Inc., the premier cloud-based program and activity registration platform, today announced the immediate availability of its MySchoolBucks payments integration. The exclusive partnership between industry leaders Heartland School Solutions and FamilyID delivers an end-to-end solution that simplifies program registration and payment for both parents and school administrators.

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More Than One Million Families Using FamilyID Online Registration Platform

An Open Letter from CEO & Founder, Rochelle Nemrow

Hello friends,

Once upon a time, I launched a company driven by a simple idea: connecting families with programs and activities should be secure and paperless.

Today, I'm humbled to say more than one million families use FamilyID to find, share and register for programs and activities. This is a huge milestone, and something that would have seemed impossible when first starting out.

As I reflect on our journey so far, and the goals my team has for the coming months, I am incredibly excited. We'll be launching some great new features in short order, so keep an eye out.

But for now, I want to take a moment to say thank you, on behalf of the whole FamilyID team, for being part of our journey. So much of what we do depends on the ideas and feedback we get from you.

Read Rochelle's full letter by clicking here.

Heartland and FamilyID Team Up to Announce Seamless Online Registration and Payment Solution for K–12 Schools

Heartland and FamilyID Team Up to Announce Seamless Online Registration and Payment Solution for K–12 Schools

Heartland School Solutions, a Global Payments company (NYSE: GPN), and FamilyID Inc. have joined forces to streamline and simplify program registration and payment for parents and school administrators. The new integrated platform is expected to be available by June 2017.

Heartland School Solutions is the industry leading provider of payment solutions for K- 12 schools. Through its MySchoolBucks payment solution, Heartland processes payments for millions of families in more than 35,000 schools for lunch programs, school activities, before and after school care, transportation, merchandise, and more. FamilyID, a leader in cloud-based registration platforms serving nearly one million families and more than 1,000 schools, provides an online registration platform for sports, courses, clubs, camps and all types of programs and activities.

“Our mission is to make life easier for school administrators and parents by eliminating duplicate data entry and giving parents control over their family data,” said Rochelle Nemrow, the FamilyID founder and CEO. “We are teaming up with the largest and most widely-respected funds management provider for schools in the country to give parents and schools a seamless registration and payment solution they can trust.”

“Combining the FamilyID platform and our MySchoolBucks payment solution will offer enormous value and convenience to millions of parents and thousands of schools,” said Terry Roberts, president of Heartland School Solutions. “Not only does FamilyID offer an elegant program registration platform that schools love, but we share the same focus on superior customer service and high-quality user experience for both school administrators and parents.”

The combined registration platform will address the unique needs of parents and schools, with intuitive and easy-to-use technology designed to provide safe and secure access to the platform at any time, as well as live customer support for parents and schools.

Heartland School Solutions provides school districts across the nation with industry-leading nutrition software and payment services. From cloud-based software to manage cafeteria operations, to our MySchoolBucks payment service, we help schools gain complete financial control of their programs so they can be more productive, efficient, and ultimately, more successful. Visit our website to learn more. Heartland School Solutions is a division of Global Payments.

FamilyID helps organizations efficiently manage program registrations and payments. Participants enter their information once to register for a variety of programs. From art schools to athletic departments, summer camps to club sports, different kinds of programs use FamilyID to offer the convenience of online registration, improve administrative efficiency and attract new customers. Visit, Like us on Facebook and follow @MyFamilyID on Twitter and Instagram.

Global Payments Media Contact:
Amy Corn, 770-829-8755

FamilyID Media Contact:
Bobbie Carlton, Carlton PR & Marketing, 781-718-7619


FamilyID Is Proving Programs Will Pay to Prune Parents' Paperwork

FamilyID solves an administrative nightmare for both families and program providers alike. 

WALTHAM, MA (BostInno – Nov 10, 2015) As a mother of two, Rochelle Nemrow has experienced the plight faced by many parents when signing her kids up for sports programs, summer camps and other activities—and it all has to do with one dreaded word: registration.

Her problems have ranged from having to fill out the same information over and over again to losing sign-up forms in the seemingly bottomless pit of her childrens' backpacks. There was even one time when she had sent a check that got cashed, but then the program's organizer indicated they never received it. "And I had no record of it," she said.

Nemrow's frustration in dealing with unreliable paper forms, insecure transactions and a general lack of organization led her in late 2010 to found FamilyID, a Waltham-based startup that aims to make online registration and transactions for programs and activities as easy as buying a toy on Amazon.

"I figured somebody had been trying to solve this, and I had just missed the email," Nemrow told me. "I realized no one was trying to solve the problem of making this registration experience feel more like an ecommerce experience at Amazon."

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Here is a Comprehensive List of Women-led Startups in the Boston Area

FamilyID founder and CEO recognized as tech leader and entrepreneur.

BOSTON, MA (BostInno – Sep 25, 2015) Two years ago, the New England Venture Capital Association commissioned a study looking at the number of women founders and chief executives in venture-backed companies, and it found that Boston isn't nearly as inclusive as it could be.

"Boston has a crop of tremendously talented female entrepreneurs, and is doing no better or worse than any other major startup market as far as the ratio of venture-backed women to men founders," C.A. Webb, former executive director of the NEVCA, said at the time. "... We are interested in propelling that conversation further and making explicit that Boston wants to be home to the best women in technology."

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The Winners of BBJ's 2015 Women to Watch in Science and Tech (photo gallery)

Boston Business Journal names FamilyID founder and CEO, Rochelle Nemrow, as 2015 Woman to Watch in Science and Tech

BOSTON, MA (Boston Business Journal – May 7, 2015) The Boston Business Journal has honored 20 women who are making huge strides in the fields of science and technology.

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FamilyID & Varsity News Network (VNN) Partner to Make Athletic Directors' Lives Easier

Strategic Alliance Brings Together Leaders in Online Registration, Payment and Communication

WALTHAM, MA and GRAND RAPIDS, MI--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2015) - FamilyID, Inc., the gold standard for easy-to-use online registration and Varsity News Network (VNN) the fastest growing communication platform for high school athletics, today announced a strategic partnership. This partnership will transform how athletic directors and schools collect and manage information and work with their staff, students and parents

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FamilyID Secures Funding to Further Expand Online Program Registration and Payment Platform

Boston Seed Capital and CommonAngels Ventures Provide First Institutional Round

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2015) - FamilyID, Inc., the easy-to-use online registration and payment platform for all types of programs such as schools, camps, teams and clubs, today announced it has raised its first institutional round. The company received $850,000 from two local institutions. Boston Seed Capital led the round and was joined by CommonAngels Ventures. This seed round brings the company's total capital raised to $1 million.

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Constant Contact Welcomes Five Small Businesses To Innovation Program

FamilyID joins Constant Contact's InnoLoft Innovation Program

WALTHAM, MA (BUSINESS WIRE – Jan 13, 2015) The results of the inaugural class of Constant Contact’s Small Business Innovation Program, a program designed to support entrepreneurs and startups as they solve problems for small businesses, are in: the four graduating startups achieved key business objectives, from B2B community marketplace mosaicHUB growing their subscriber base by over 35 percent, to nonprofit SaaS solution BoardOnTrack increasing revenue by 50 percent. Looking to build upon this momentum, today Constant Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT) announced the Small Business Innovation Program’s second class, which represents services ranging from online reservation platforms to data-as-a-service solutions for small businesses – and the addition of a nonprofit to the otherwise for-profit class.

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MetroWest Daily News Highlights Local Business Leader, Rochelle Nemrow

Q & A with FamilyID founder and CEO

WESTON, MA (MetroWest Daily News – July 29, 2013) 

Tell us how you ended up in this line of work.

I have always been in startups. I was extremely frustrated by the poor registration processes for all the programs and activities that my family members signed up for. When I did some research I found that frustration was echoed by other parents as well as the organizations who were tired of dealing with stacks of paper or cumbersome, difficult software products. That was the inspiration for FamilyID - one easy, user-friendly way to find, sign up and pay for programs and activities.

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FamilyID "Bill of Rights" Enumerates Parent Wish List for Better Program Registration

Frustration leads to inspiration with a new online platform that transforms how families sign-up for programs and activities.

WESTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 14, 2011) - Between signing up and spending lots of hard-earned money for camp, school, sports, art and recreation programs, parents are growing increasingly frustrated filling out an endless parade of registration forms. FamilyID, Inc., the online program and activity marketplace, is helping parents take a stand against inconvenient, inaccurate, repetitive registration forms by publishing the FamilyID Bill of Rights. This tongue-planted-firmly-in-cheek set of guidelines expresses a parent wish list for organizations that collect registration information from families.

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