Welcome Ariel Winton, Director of Events and Business Development



Introduce yourself...where do you go to school and what’s your major?

I just began my second year at Northeastern University studying Computer Science and Business.


How did you find out about the startup ecosystem in Boston?

The Northeastern Entrepreneurs Club quickly pulled me into Boston’s startup scene. The club brings in different startup executives each week to talk about their successes, failures, and insights. Talk about motivating!


How to Land a Job at a Startup: Three Things You Need to Know

So you want to get a job at a startup.  Really?  How come?  Are you excited for the ping-pong, beer, and late night cram sessions?  If so, you may want to go back to college and consider pledging Delta Tau Chi because I think you may have mistaken a startup for a frat. 

If you want to get a job where you get to build something while professionally growing then a startup might be a good fit.  Here are a few things you should keep in mind when trying to break into the startup scene:

1.     It’s not about what you know.