Brian is currently the Global Director of Startup Grind. He has over 18 years professional experience in web/online/mobile product development. Experience in developing innovative consumer and enterprise collaborative web products and services. Has started three previous startups, including one that had $17 million in revenues. Previously worked for AOL and Merrill Lynch. Is a CMUer.
Hooman Radfar is the cofounder of AddThis which provides the most widely used social media tools and analytics platform for web site creators. The platform reached over 97% of users in the United States and 1.6 billion users world-wide. The company has raised over $73M New Enterprise Associates, Novak Biddle Venture Partners, Steve Case, Ron Conway, and Ted Leonsis.
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Verizon is now accepting ideas for its 2015 Powerful Answers Award program. Now in its third year, Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award offers innovators, developers and entrepreneurs a total of $6M in cash prizes, plus the opportunity for winners to participate in an Accelerator program designed to help develop their ideas and bring solutions to market faster. As demonstrated by last year’s winners, the Verizon Powerful Answers Award program seeks ideas that leverage cutting-edge technology to create solutions that deliver social good. The 2015 program is seeking ideas in three core categories: Emergency Response, Internet of Things (IoT), and Transportation. Ideas can be submitted until June 18, 2015, at http://goo.gl/WYYwuJ