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Y Combinator Mixes In Smoothie Startup LivBlends

TechCrunch • Aug. 1, 2014

It doesn’t have a name yet, but it promises to be a Keurig-like smoothie maker without the messy cleanup of most juicers. Designed by a team of MIT engineers, including Udomphol, the machine is a self-cleaning blender that can process fruits, seeds, veggies and nuts within 30 seconds.

Founders / Key Team

Matthew Udomphol
Matthew Udomphol
CEO & Co-Founder

Matthew Udomphol is a Co-Founder of Replenish (FKA LivBlends). Udomphol previously served at The Boston Consulting Group, working on cases in the rapidly developing economies of Southeast Asia. He has worked in business roles at Xerox, where he developed financial run-cost models for a new service strategy, and at VMware, where he worked on the Product Marketing team for the desktop business unit. He has competed in several engineering contests, ranging from the MIT Autonomous Robot Design Contest, where his team placed 1st, and the International Design Contest in Tokyo, where his team placed 2nd. Udomphol received a B.S. in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Elise Polezel
Elise Polezel
COO & Co-Founder

Elise discovered her passion for healthy smoothies when she was diagnosed with pre-diabetes while working in investment banking in NY. Many of the current LivBlends recipes were created in her kitchen. She recently took a leave of absence from the MBA program at Harvard Business School to continue work on Replenish (FKA LivBlends) full time. She previously worked as a Private Equity Associate at The Carlyle Group, evaluating investment opportunities as part of the $13.7 billion U.S. leveraged buyout fund. When she is not making smoothies, Elise enjoys meditating and adventure travel (e.g. North Korea, Kilimanjaro, Patagonia).