5 Fast Facts about Member Paul Bostick

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Name/Company - Paul Bostick/ www.TechBear.com

 

1. What’s your story (in 3 sentences or less) -

We make websites, Social Media campaigns, and creative content for growing businesses. We make sure the client has control during the whole process.

2. Biggest aha moment?

Every time we hear from a client that they got a new customer from our social media campaigns or via their site.  I love it every time. Never gets old.

3. Share a fun or unique fact about yourself.

I worked in NYC for 16 years – I sold commercial real estate buildings. Now I help some interesting businesses out there succeed by making them cool websites.

4. What motivating factor compelled you to join Tigerlabs?

The startup-like atmosphere that pushes you forward, the feeling of being on the edge of something new and exciting. I also think Princeton and the surrounding areas are a great place to raise a family.

5. If you were 80 years old, what would you tell your children?

To spend as much time with their family as possible. To read good books, buy good shoes and travel whenever they can.

 

 

5 Fast Facts about Member Daniel Scibienski

5 Fast Facts about Member Daniel Scibienski

Name/Company

Daniel Scibienski/Ellevation Education

1.What’s your story (in 3 sentences or less)

For about 20 years I worked as a teacher of English as a Second Language.  During those years, I walked numerous other paths related to language education including consulting, presenting and writing.  In search of a different challenge, I left the school system in June of 2016 and joined an educational software company where I now work as a Product Specialist.

2. Biggest aha moment?

5 fast facts about member Neelesh Mittal

1.What’s your story (in 3 sentences or less)

Born in Queens. Raised in New Jersey. Working to help people not get (more) sick. Also, I’m a huge fan of latte art. Life Goal: have a barista etch Pikachu into a latte for me.

2. Biggest aha moment?

I learned to make efforts to meet people outside my domain. There’s always ways to cross-pollinate ideas and industries to create something meaningful. 

3. Share a fun or unique fact about yourself.

art exhibit - c.a. shofeld

Born in Fort Dix, NJ, C.a. Shofed’s parents were in the military, He spent my early years in Germany. In high school, he studied Graphic Arts at Assunpink Vocational School, moving into Advertising Design in college. “It was college that first exposed me to photography.” Before he had a real chance to explore photography as a career he took a summer job as a computer installer and never looked back. “I spent the next 25 years as an IT Professional”. 

“Although my professional life had focused on technology, I maintained an interest in photography, always carrying my camera with me, 

5 Fast Facts about Member Sean O'Sullivan

1.What’s your story (in 3 sentences or less)

Engineer / inventor dabbling in VC for the last 22 years. SOSV specializes in hardware, life sciences, and several other deep verticals. I spend a lot of time on the road, visiting almost all of the 150+ new companies SOSV invests in every year.

2. Biggest aha moment?

When I realized that you must grow happiness under your feet, not off in the distance.

As a recent transplant to NJ, it was also a pretty cool to see that you can flip the NJ transit seats on the Dinky to face either direction in about 1.5 seconds.

Gallery on Nassau at Tigerlabs

Gallery on Nassau is a new kind of art venue dedicated to education, sales and promotion through engagement. The April show is dedicated to Realism. The featured artist is Nancy Riedell. The educational portion of the exhibit presents the work of Princeton's own, James Van Patten as representative of photorealism. Also on the education side, hyper realism is tentatively scheduled to be represented by Jason de Graaf. A public reception will be held on Friday, April 14 from 4:30 - 6pm. There will be a 15-minute introduction to realism and the works exhibited

Gallery on Nassau is a new kind of art venue dedicated to education, sales and promotion through engagement.

The April show is dedicated to Realism. The featured artist is Nancy Riedell. The educational portion of the exhibit presents the work of Princeton's own, James Van Patten as representative of photorealism. Also on the education side, hyper realism is tentatively scheduled to be represented by Jason de Graaf.

A public reception will be held on Friday, April 14 from 4:30 - 6pm. There will be a 15-minute introduction to realism and the works exhibited

Member Spotlight - Savraj Singh

Member Spotlight -  Savraj Singh

The idea for Wattvision first occurred to Singh in 2008. Barack Obama was running for president for the first time, and Savraj Singh ‘03 was at home again, five years after graduating as one of the first Computer Science concentrators from Princeton University. Former President Obama had given his “New Energy for America” speech, calling on all Americans to save energy in their homes and businesses. Taking Obama’s call-to-action to heart, Singh looked for a way to track his own household’s energy usage, but came up blank.

Member Spotlight - Warren Baelen of Arable

Member Spotlight - Warren Baelen of Arable

Warren Baelen, VP of software engineering, and the other team members at Arable started out like the rest of us who are plenty familiar the inaccuracies of current weather models. For farmers, small errors in weather reports can result in oversights in crop yield predictions and a misunderstanding in the atmospheric conditions that produce the healthiest and highest-quality plants. Arable Labs aims at limiting those oversights and misunderstandings by supplying farmers with accurate data acquired directly onsite which it accomplishes through the use of the Pulsepod. 

Member Spotlight - Ace & Everett

Member Spotlight - Ace & Everett

Raymond “Ace” Everett Disch, a World War II veteran and founder of a heavy equipment rental company, was known for three things: his meticulous attention to detail, quality craftsmanship, and passion for his work.  So, when his grandsons, Cody and Sage Disch, decided to found their own company, Ace & Everett, their grandfather not only became their namesake, but also their source of inspiration.  

Member Spotlight - Mark Hall

Member Spotlight -  Mark Hall

Every year, four trillion dollars are spent on healthcare, of which, 85% of the transactions are done via paper checks.  Mark Hall recognized this inefficiency and founded G8way as the solution. G8way is a company that is leading the transition to electronic healthcare payments with unique solutions that increase cash flow and reduce the costs for health plans, insurance companies, hospital systems, and ACOs.  

Startup Grind - May 12th

Startup Grind -  May 12th

The Kitchen Twins have been blogging about healthy eating and cooking since they were 9-years-old. Their mission is to get families in the kitchen cooking with natural, whole foods. The Kitchen Twins believe people will feel better if they cook most of their meals themselves instead of having foods that are processed. They hope that their journey will inspire kids and families to cook and get creative in the kitchen.