Welcome Ariel Winton, Director of Events and Business Development

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Introduce yourself...where do you go to school and what’s your major?

I just began my second year at Northeastern University studying Computer Science and Business.

 

How did you find out about the startup ecosystem in Boston?

The Northeastern Entrepreneurs Club quickly pulled me into Boston’s startup scene. The club brings in different startup executives each week to talk about their successes, failures, and insights. Talk about motivating!

How to Land a Job at a Startup: Three Things You Need to Know

So you want to get a job at a startup.  Really?  How come?  Are you excited for the ping-pong, beer, and late night cram sessions?  If so, you may want to go back to college and consider pledging Delta Tau Chi because I think you may have mistaken a startup for a frat. 

If you want to get a job where you get to build something while professionally growing then a startup might be a good fit.  Here are a few things you should keep in mind when trying to break into the startup scene:

1.     It’s not about what you know.

Greenhorn Weekly Countdown September 8- 15

Get your Startup Scaling with Greenhorn Connect


Most startups have the common goal of starting lean and growing big. But there are unlimited obstacles to getting there. Fortunately, Boston has 28 startup events and office hours where you can learn from experienced entrepreneurs and scale your business. 

Greenhorn Weekly Countdown August 11 - 18

Watch the Sky with Greenhorn Connect


Just like the Perseid meteor shower growing a company is unique and difficult to see the potential at first. It will always help to meet others struggling with similar problems that you can learn from. Fortunately, Boston has 34 startup events and office hours where you find peers to help get the job done!

Make sure to check out these out this week too: 

  1. AngelHack is teaming up with Hasbro for the first toy Hackathon Aug 17-18th at Hasbro HQ. 
  2. Mill No. 5 : A former textile mill converted into loft spaces for tech start-ups and independent retail.

Greenhorn Weekly Countdown July 14-21

Get Organized this week with Greenhorn Connect


As your customers and teammates take vacations this summer work may begin to pile up. It can be difficult to know how best to prioritize your time. Fortunately, Boston has 31 startup networking events and office hours

Greenhorn Weekly Countdown July 7-14

Stop Summer Slump with Greenhorn Connect


The summer can be a great time to relax and take vacation but doesn't mean you should work easier on your startup. Fortunately,Boston has 23 startup networking events and office hours to help you find new ways to invigorate your business. 

Greenhorn Weekly Countdown June 23- 30

Get Lean with Greenhorn Connect


Everyone wants to get lean during the summer. But if you're getting your body fit why wouldn't you get your company fit too? Fortunately, Boston has 25 startup networking events and office hours to help you trim the fat from your business.

Greenhorn Weekly Countdown June 16- 23

Get your Hack On with Greenhorn Connect


Hack. Hustle. Wash. Rinse. Repeat. If you work in a startup chances are that's your daily routine. Fortunately, Boston has 40 startup networking events and office hours to break it up with some peer to peer networking.

Be sure to share these great programs with your network to spread the knowledge this week: 

Greenhorn Weekly Countdown June 9 - 16

Test your Knowledge with Greenhorn Connect


At every great event in Boston you should be able to get one sound nugget of knowledge. Fortunately, Boston has 17 startup networking events and office hours where you can test your knowledge against the best. 

Be sure to share these great programs with your network to spread the knowledge this week: 

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