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PeopleHedge Blog

PeopleHedge wins International Challenge

Posted by Damon Magnuski on May 2, 2016 8:02:54 AM

     We pitched a group of Irish business people and were chosen as a winner! Besides a nice bottle of Irish whiskey, we won office space, legal / accounting services, and airline miles. We would like to thank Traction Technology Partners, Laura Hamilton of MassBio, and EisnerAmper for throwing the Ireland Gateway to Europe Event.  We will have a follow up post outlining some of the connections we made.

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Topics: events

PeopleHedge was Crowd Favorite at Mass Innovation Nights 85

Posted by Damon Magnuski on May 2, 2016 7:45:23 AM

     We showcased our ability to help small businesses identify global customers / suppliers, deal with international payments, and find expansion capital at the Mass Innovation Nights 85.  It was a great event and the audiance chose us as a crowd favorite.  We would like to thank the MIN team, MITRE for hosting, and our fans for voting for us.  Check out the presentations, I am at 33 mins. 

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Topics: events

Mass Innovation Nights Raffle Winner #MIN85

Posted by Damon Magnuski on Apr 18, 2016 6:53:19 PM

As part of showcasing our reporting, foreign exchange, and capital offerings at Mass Innovation Nights #85, we offered a raffle for a free report.  Brian Butler's business card was randomly pulled from the pile and he is our winner!

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Topics: events

In Boston? Meet us out!

Posted by Damon Magnuski on Apr 11, 2016 7:00:00 AM

We will be at two events this week, if you are in the neigborhood, come check us out.

Ignite Boston: Big Data - Tuesday 4/12 at 6:30 @ District Hall

I will be giving a 5 min rapid fire talk on Big Date, FinTech, and Refugees.  Ignite's motto is "Enligthen us, but make it quick" and I intend to do both.  

Register Here

MIN 85: Wednesday 4/13 at 6 pm @ MITRE

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We are showcasing and I will likely be giving a talk on what we do and how we can help small businesses.  Vote for us to make sure we get to speak. 

Vote and Register!

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Topics: events

Retail CEOs 3rd Biggest Fear: Currency Risk

Posted by Damon Magnuski on Apr 10, 2016 3:15:46 PM

PwC conducts an annual survey of 1,409 CEOs in 83 countries and their top 3 fears, in order are:

  1. Over-regulation
  2. Geopolitcal Uncertainty
  3. Exchange rate volatility

Fortunately, we can protect our customers from currency risk by offering forward contracts.  These lock-in exchange rates into the future, so you do not have to worry about exchange rate changes.


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Topics: foreign exchange, risk mitigation

Export Events -- April 2016

Posted by Kacey Clark on Apr 4, 2016 7:30:00 AM

    Spring is here!  Celebrate the coming of warmer weather by getting out to this month's best export events.  Increase export sales by making new connections.

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Topics: Exports

Import Events -- April 2016

Posted by Kacey Clark on Apr 4, 2016 7:00:00 AM

    Spring is here!  Celebrate the coming of warmer weather by getting out to this months best import events.  

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Topics: import

Join us at Mass Innovation Nights 85

Posted by Kacey Clark on Mar 27, 2016 10:20:05 AM

     

 

    We have long been supporters and attendees of Mass Innovation Nights and now we are finally showcasing at their next event.  The vision of MIN is to help local entrepreneurs get substantial visibility for new product and company launches.  Each month an event is hosted for 10 startups to showcase their latest product and create buzz for it.  With a following of over 10,000 subscribers, MIN has an immense influence in the New England area.  MIN85 will be on April 13th at MITRE, 202 Burlington Road Bedford, MA 01730.   PeopleHedge is already set up to showcase our fully operational system and supplementary product offerings.  We may even have the chance to be one of the three companies to present to all in attendance.  To do so we need you to vote and let MIN know you'd like to hear from us.  

Vote for Us!

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Topics: Boston, events

Excited to Showcase at Mass Innovation Nights #85 (MIN85)

Posted by Damon Magnuski on Mar 16, 2016 9:21:41 AM

     After spending years as attendees, we are going to showcase at Mass Innovation Nights #85 at MITRE, 202 Burlington Road Bedford, MA 01730 on Wednesday, April 13th!  Mass Innovation Nights' (MIN) goal is to connect local entrepreneurs with a wider audience through social media, primarily through their events. 

We are excited to participate but we NEED YOUR HELP by voting for us to present.  

Vote for Us!
 

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Topics: Boston, events

Increase Export Sales: ECB Commits to Strong Stimulus

Posted by Damon Magnuski on Mar 11, 2016 1:58:39 PM

     Yesterday the European Central Bank (ECB) provided strong medicine to try and spur growth and inflation in the Euro Zone.  Measures included making interest rates more negative, more quantitative easing (now including corporate bonds), and providing banks with zero or negative interest loans.  Normally, all of these moves would cause the value of the Euro to drop, but it has gained over 1.5% since the announcement, benefiting US exporters.  

Is it enough to jump start the European economy?

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Topics: Exports, foreign exchange, Forward Contracts, Imports