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UB engineering and MBA grads Ryan Jaquin and Shane Nolan launched their music electronics startup Bitcrusher (later renamed Algorythm Technologies) last year. The company, now known as Aviate Audio, develops next generation music electronic devices designed to elevate the player's performance. UpstartNY originally interviewed the two business partners and music technology pioneers in May of 2018. Since then, a lot has changed.

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“We've located the company here because that's where our support is, and where all of our opportunity has come from,” said UB alumnus Shane Nolan, co-founder of Aviate Audio (formerly Algorhythm Technologies), a music electronics startup that developed Airpatch, the first wireless effects loop switch for guitars.