To create a stronger ecosystem in Massachusetts, I propose...

Keep local talent in Boston/Cambridge

Create a competition between local Universities to solve local problems. Design the competition to deeply engage mentors from the local start-up community and thought leaders from local Corporations. Mandate government to work with the competition to build the community and leverage talent to innovate and solve local problems. 1. Engage students early to eliminate the disconnect between Schools, government and ...more »

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To Fully Support MassChallenge

There is no arguing that MassChallenge has fomented a startup culture in the Innovation District. From about $5M in total funding, the 361 MassChallenge alumni have collectively raised over $362M in outside funding, generated over $100M in revenue, and created over 3,000 jobs since 2010. They might be the most successful non-profit job creator in history. And that was their learning curve! Yet MassChallenge is needing ...more »

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Become a magnet for talent and usher them in to impactful jobs

Highlighting the startup ecosystem in Boston will strengthen and elevate the Commonwealth as a whole. Creating a clear path to employment at a startup, Startup Institute provides an opportunity to attract amazing talent from everywhere. Currently, our program prepares and trains individuals to be highly effective employees at startups, and ushers each person in to a position within a startup. Please support the ...more »

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