• CloudSponge: Soaking Up Your Contacts to Connect You Anywhere

      We’ve all been there — asked to open our address books so a software tool could swipe our contacts and email friends or neighbors to help spread the word about something of interest, or include them in the cool new app we just discovered. These days lots of services step up to help you do just that, and with the simplicity of a few clicks of approval. But do some do it better? Maybe.

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  • Street Culture: Tech Startups Amping Up Opportunities for Women

    … At Nextdoor. The group began as an informal social welcoming meetup, but turned into an effort to attract more women to work at the company. WAND now assists with some of the company’s hiring efforts. At localized digital marketing company G/O Digital, CEO Tim Fagan says women’s leadership has helped move the company forward significantly. G/O…

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  • Scaling the Neighborhood: A Community Focus for Local Services

    … is suggested by Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods that has proven successful in some communites (though troublesome in others). Its fans say the service helps you make personal connections with neighbors you’ve lived next to for years but never learned their names, and certainly that level of community building is welcome…

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  • Street Culture: Collective Employee Mindset = Shuffleboard at Nextdoor

    … “Looks like a shuffleboard is in our future.” Neighborhood community connection app Nextdoor is still a private company, said Margie Mader-Clark, VP of human resources. As such, sometimes they can’t offer lots of elaborate perks, like extensive game rooms, at their San Francisco headquarters. But it’s not about the perks, it’s about the people…

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