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Jared Hecht

Jared Hecht

Jared Hecht is the co-founder and CEO of Fundera, an online marketplace for small business financial solutions. Prior to Fundera, Hecht co-founded group messaging app, GroupMe, a group messaging service that in August 2011 was acquired by Skype, which was subsequently acquired by Microsoft in October 2011. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Columbia University Entrepreneurship Organization and is an investor and advisor to startups such as Codecademy, SmartThings and TransferWise. Jared Hecht is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine.
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Why You Should Consider Building Your Team in an ‘Untapped’ City

For a long time, in order to take advantage of a vibrant tech ecosystem (not to mention attract investment), you needed to base your operations somewhere near a city with a “Silicon” nickname.  There was Silicon Valley, of course. There’s also Silicon Alley (New York), Silicon Beach (Los Angeles), Silicon...
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7 Reasons Your Business Should Go Green

For years now, “going green” has been a trendy buzzword for businesses of all sizes. Now that climate change is making a real impact on the way we live, however, it’s become more pressing than ever for everyone—individuals and businesses alike—to take decisive action to limit our impact on the...