Degrees Decision Innovations, Inc., a staffing decision support software company, was founded in April 2011 by a research and development team led by Dr. Karen Frith and Dr. Faye Anderson. Other founders of the company included Dr. Fan Tseng from the College of Business Administration, Dr. Mikel Petty and Mr. Gregory Reed from the Center for Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis. The team won $100,000 in seed money to start the company by placing first in Alabama Launchpad Business Competition. Since incorporation, the company opened operations at BizTech in the Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, AL. The company is in the process of building a customer base and employs a software developer and accountant. More information about Decision Innovations can be found at http://decisioninnova.com/.