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Freehunter Connects Freelance Talent With Opportunities

Meet Freehunter, a social network that connects creatives directly with clients. CEO Harris Cheng got the idea for the company while struggling as a freelance photographer and designer. Not only did Freehunter end up solving his own problem of finding meaningful and steady work, but it showed Harris that there was an entire market of like-minded folks facing similar struggles.

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Dusky Saudi Arabian Skyline from Arabic Live Streaming Platform RingTv

RINGS.TV’s ‘Loops’ Connects the Arab Community Through Its Live Social Platform

For Bryan Loh and the team at RINGS.TV, building a live streaming platform specifically for the arab community seemed like a no brainer, especially given the success of similar platforms like Periscope and Facebook live. What those platforms lacked, however, was knowledge of the Arab market, something that Loh and his team had in spades.

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Chris Obereder

“Social Media Black Magic Artist” Chris Obereder On the Importance of Openness and Fun

Chris Obereder is in some ways a typical Silicon Valley wunderkind. Only 26, he started out in tech at the age of 14 and has been called a “social media black magic artist” by Napster founder Sean Parker. But unlike some of his other tech industry peers, he emphasizes the importance of openness, creativity and just plain fun in crafting a career.

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Panos A. Panay of Berkelee

Berklee College’s Panos Panay on the Mindset of a Musician

Panos Panay wants to change the mindset of music students—and as the Vice President of Innovation and Strategy at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, he’s in a great position to do so. At Berklee, Panay says, students are not only learning about music theory and composition, but they are also developing entrepreneurial skills he believes will help them become better musicians.

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