Moonlighting to be a Part of an Exclusive, Invitation-Only Program for CEOs of Emerging and Fast-Growth Companies
Moonlighting, one of the fastest-growing and most trusted marketplaces in the United States’ freelance economy, is proud to announce its inclusion in MindShare, an exclusive organization designed for CEOs of the most promising high-tech companies in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
Founded in 1997, MindShare handpicks CEOs every year from the area’s hottest emerging growth companies to come together in a private, intimate setting. Its mission is to help CEOs build long-term, sustainable companies by creating opportunities for growth, building a sense of community, and fostering teamwork in a collegial environment.
“We are delighted that Moonlighting will be a part of this year’s program. Each year we strive to choose a class that represents strength and diversity of new tech companies in the region,” stated Steve Balistreri, Managing Director at Deloitte and executive committee board member. “We received more than 200 nominations this year, so it is a great distinction to be a part of this year’s class.”
The 2018 members of MindShare will attend series of classes led by notable speakers on topics for building a business at the CEO level. At the end of the year, members with significant attendance will graduate and then join the powerful alumni network of more than 1,000 CEOs. The 2018 class kicked off with a special event at the Capital One Arena hosted by Ted Leonsis and the MindShare Board.
MindShare is run by co-chairs Harry Glazer of Sprockit; April Young of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.; and Gene Riechers of 1855 Capital. The Board’s Executive Committee also includes Steve Balistreri of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, and Michael Lincoln of Cooley, LLP. MindShare is supported by a board of industry veterans who are committed to building a strong ecosystem for success.
Moonlighting is the first mobile, on-demand solution empowering people to earn extra money and hire talented professionals quickly. Moonlighting creates a virtual marketplace for freelancers and small businesses to hire or be hired directly from mobile devices. With a blockchain supported platform with its own cryptocurrency called a Moonbit, Moonlighting provides a full turnkey solution with a suite of tools to empower millions of independent workers worldwide. Moonlighting is a privately held, Charlottesville, VA-based company built from the ground up for the gig economy. For more information, please visit https://www.moonlighting.com.
Founded in 1997, MindShare’s mission is to help CEOs from the most promising high tech emerging growth companies in the Greater Washington Metropolitan region build long-term, sustainable companies by providing mentorship, creating business opportunities and a sense of community, and fostering teamwork in a collegial environment. Year after year, the CEOs who graduate from MindShare reaffirm its enduring value through continued business opportunities and lasting friendships.