Last month, I was in the middle of one of the biggest project of my life. And if not for a few remarkable people, I’m not sure I’d be here now on other side. I can still put myself in that moment… I hit send on an email response #247 of the evening as I […]
About Matt HuncklerMatt's a founder and organizer at Verge. He's a connecter, writer, and habitual start-upper.
About Matt Hunckler
Matt's a founder and organizer at Verge. He's a connecter, writer, and habitual start-upper.
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Life didn’t give me lemons. I grew up in a lower-middle class home and never once worried if I’d have food to eat or clothes to wear to school. But we never had an excess of cash loads of toys or exotic vacations. So how’s a wide-eyed, enterprising kid supposed to get a new Game Boy? (yes, […]
Have you ever needed to hire a developer or a designer? Or how about a funding source for a new venture? Yeah, me too. We all need something at one time or another and it isn’t always simple to pull the pieces together. But with new tools and resources, connecting and navigating those waters is […]
With so many variables, we could have never predicted that the Powder Keg conference would turn out the way it did. You welcomed our speakers with enthusiasm and our Midwest hospitality. From national superstars like David Blaine and Julien Smith, to our local heroes like Chris Baggott and Scott Dorsey, your energy filled each venue […]
Jonathon Perrelli founded numerous companies and has been involved with tech and telecomm startups since 1996. But it wasn’t until a few years ago that Perrelli zeroed in on what brings him alive and co-founded Fortify.vc. Fortify is a DC-based tech fund that leverages the proven experience of their network to give our portfolio companies […]
I shared this email with our Verge Indianapolis hub earlier today. I had a couple of people request that I repost it here on the Verge blog. Enter Matt Hunckler (circa 12 hours ago)… Hey, Three years ago, there was nothing. No co-working space, no startup accelerators, no meetup groups, no early-stage funding. And no, […]
San Francisco, Boulder, New York City. These are the kinds of cities you expect to hear in a lineup of top cities with startup activity. But there’s something in the water in an old industrial Midwest city. Dave Knox called Cincinnati his home for years and worked with one of the largest companies, Procter & […]
Attendees of the upcoming Powder Keg conference have reason to rejoice. The two-and-a-half day entrepreneurship conference, to be held in downtown Indianapolis, has added five more high-impact presenters to its already-stacked keynote lineup. Only a few hundred people will be able to catch these presenters live, since attendance will be limited to this year’s Powder […]
Before we show you what we’ve got up our sleeve, let me give you an idea of how we pulled this off. Through the awesome support of people like like you, and our close partnership with Exact Target, we’ve been able to bring you some awesome speakers in this inaugural year of the Powder Keg. […]
I was sitting at my laptop late last night, staring blankly at the screen as the cursor blinked back at me. I’d been here before—sitting with a challenge in front of me without knowing how to even approach getting started. Maybe you’ve been here before too. I hope you have, because it’s one of the […]
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