Special request – Vote for Ben Gilbert – Young Entrepreneur of the Year by GeekWire
Please vote for OSU alum Ben Gilbert nominated for Young Entrepreneur of the Year by GeekWire please support this OHIO made rockstar by voting here – http://www.geekwire.com/2016/sonic-youth-vote-young-entrepreneur-year-geekwire-awards/
Ben Gilbert, co-founder of Pioneer Square Labs, age 26: Smart and savvy,Gilbert is one of the founding partners of Pioneer Square Labs, the new “startup studio” launched last year along with tech and venture capital veterans Mike Galgon, Greg Gottesman and Geoff Entress. That’s pretty impressive company, but Gilbert holds his own and brings some key startup chops to the organization, whichraised $12.5 million from a who’s who of investors last year. You can hear more from Gilbert — who holds a degree in computer science and entrepreneurship from The Ohio State University and previously worked at Microsoft, Startup Weekend and co-founded Madrona-backed Spare5— in this GeekWire podcast.
People on the move
May 2-6 – Columbus Startup Week
May 5 – Bunker Build America Tour
Bunker Labs, a national network of entrepreneurs founded by military veterans to help other veterans start and grow businesses, will kick off the Bunker Builds America Tour in Columbus.
May 13-15 – Startup Weekend Columbus: Smart City Edition
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