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We welcome Cory Bolotsky as Boston’s Newest Member of the Leading Cities Local Advisory Board

Cory is a passionate entrepreneurial community builder who manages a community of experienced entrepreneurs and operators at Underscore.VC, a Boston-based early-stage venture firm. Prior to Underscore.VC, Cory was Director of Global Operations at MassChallenge, the most startup friendly accelerator on the planet, where he helped build and scale the community and operational infrastructure to support…

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We have the pleasure to Introduce you to Ivan Caballero, CEO of “The social Coin”

Ivan is a versatile leader, entrepreneur and strategist working in pursuit of a kinder society through people’s inclusion and empowerment. He accumulates more than two decades founding successful disruptive tech startups to improve our society. He carries out projects where the social uses of technology and internet are applied to social engagement, purpose driven entrepreneurship…

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Chad O’Connor Joins Leading Cities’ Boston Local Advisory Board

Professor Chad O’Connor teaches courses in Advertising, Organizational Culture, and Crisis Communication in undergraduate and graduate programs at Northeastern University, where he is also a startup advisor for IDEA, Northeastern’s venture accelerator program. He is the former contributing editor of the Global Business Hub blog on The Boston Globe’s Boston.com site. He now consults for public, private, startup and nonprofit clients…

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Smart Cities, From Trend To Future Reality

The phrase “Smart City,” as well as the concept behind the phrase, has become a trend over the last few years. This trend has pushed companies and institutions to become something that, in many cases, they do not fully understand. They want to be “Smart” like they want to be “Green.” However, these objectives are…

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Areti Markopoulou Joins Leading Cities’ Barcelona Local Advisory Board

We are pleased to announce the addition of Areti Markopoulou to Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board for Leading Cities. Areti Markopoulou is a Greek architect, technologist and educator working at the intersection between architecture and digital technologies. She is currently the Academic Director at Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in Barcelona leading international platforms…