• December 02, 2015
Untitled design (4)

"The obvious challenge was that we didn’t know anybody. When you’re trying to do something new, there are already risks. Then add that having no network - it took a very long time for people to take us seriously. The other big challenge was the visa. We had to be on a working visa to stay in the U.S....

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  • November 05, 2015
collision

On his mission to “help the world organize communities better,” Michael Moschella has built leadership infrastructures as VP at NationBuilder, a founder and board member at New Leaders Council, Chief Organizer for the Truman National Security Project and the Center for National Policy and a board member of Netroots Foundation. He was named one of […]...

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  • October 29, 2015
Next Big Frontier- (3)

"Many VCs don’t know that, for the first time, companies can build real businesses in the serving the government sector, and those businesses are growing at a venture-backable rate. That’s the reason these companies are making it. As VC’s, we’re in business to ultimately make money for our limited partners, and historically the issue with working with government agencies has...

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  • August 12, 2015
83253169

Lukas Biewald might just be the Steve Jobs of data. After being fired by his own board in 2012, he decided to come back to CrowdFlower in 2013 to help pull the company back out of an unsuccessful slump. Since Biewald’s return, he's taken it upon himself to create more effective communication across the entire company. And now, CrowdFlower is...

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  • August 05, 2015
home_cube

"I grew up off the grid - with kerosene lamps and a well. I had a pretty remote childhood and my parents get a giggle out of thinking about me playing with kerosene lamps as a kid and now running a tech company. One of the things about me growing up was that lights and the magic of electricity always...

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