Tom's passion is mentoring, advising, funding and founding tech startups. Like many, his digital experience started with a glamorous yet struggling internet startup, but blossomed into strategy and business development with some of the most recognized digital powerhouses. He has also nurtured and made profitable a top 200 internet retailer. Today, he is the Founder of Funl, a collection of savvy digital marketing experts who “Provide the expertise and resources needed to drive a large, loyal and profitable customer base.”
Charles Adler is a Kickstarter co-founder and from 2007 to 2013 served as its Head of Design. Prior to Kickstarter, Mr. Adler founded the online arts publication Subsystence as well as Source-ID, an independent interaction design studio. He's a designer, a National Design Awards Juror, and named one of 2013's "top disruptors in business" by Forbes Magazine.
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.
#battlehack is PayPal's series of worldwide hackathons. So far, we've been to major cities like Tel Aviv, London, Berlin, New York, Miami, Toronto and Moscow to find the best developers in each country — culminating in the World Finals in November. The challenge for the hackathon is to solve a local problem (for example, a hack to help parking woes, homeless shelters, child safety, etc).
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