For the first part of Jonah Lopin's life, the color orange loomed large. The Newton native grew up to become a Newton North Tiger, and was surrounded by the school's signature orange and black. Fast forward a decade, and you would have found him walking through the doors of Cambridge-based, orange-loving HubSpot as the inbound marketing company's sixth employee.
While one would think that Lopin would keep the tangerine-tinged streak going with his latest project for his startup M80 Labs, he actually dipped into the entire color palette for the rainbow-hued design sensibilities of his new a website design search engine, Crayon. Read MoreGet On-BoardAppcues, founded by HubSpot alum, raises $1.2 million
Big news being announced this afternoon at HubSpot, the digital marketing startup widely regarded to be on the verge of an initial public offering: David Cancel, the Cambridge company's chief product officer, plans to leave in September, along with Elias Torres, an engineering vice president. The duo joined HubSpot in 2011, when HubSpot paid $20 million for their 20-person startup, Performable, in its biggest acquisition to date.
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"Joining twitter. OMG."
That's how Mike Troiano, aka @miketrap, jokingly began his tweeting career in mid-2007, which so far has consisted of more than 11,000 tweets in total.
On Thursday, Twitter's eighth birthday, the site debuted first-tweets.com to take you back to your earliest 140-character endeavor (or back to someone else's if you wish).
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