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Tara Gowland
Works at Startup Recroot
Attended University of Toronto
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Excited to become Co-Founder of See Jane Fix! Here's a little info on what we're up to:

Enterprise customers concerned with data security choose See Jane Fix to repair corporate or employee owned cell phones and tablets. We provide companies an alternative to costly insurance, reduce employee productivity downtime and minimize corporate carbon footprints.
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I'm asking @SeattleCouncil to fully fund #StartupSeattle in 2014 to help make Seattle the #1 city in the world for #entrepreneurs. Join me!  Come on out and support this initiative on 10/10!
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Excited to be organizing Startup Weekend: Youth Edition, Seattle the weekend of November 22 :) Anyone interested in mentoring or sponsoring our event please contact me!
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Digital Map Products is recruiting in Irvine, CA - please RT. Positions include Director of Data Ops (GIS), Director of Tech Ops (Dir of IT), Customer Success Manager and Director, Technical Support and Internal Process Automation Engineer. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
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"The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human." -- John Naisbitt
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Will Angel syndicates put angel against angel? Curious how this will play out..

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Are you looking to join an early stage startup in the Seattle area? Come check out the positions available at SURF Incubator ;-)
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Invested partner in startup growth @ StartupRecroot @ SeeJaneFix
Startup Recroot - Invested Partner in Startup Growth

For startups:

• Recruiting and HR consulting (advising on staffing structures based on business model, planning for growth, containing costs, how-to and training on keeping recruiting in-house...)
• Business development consulting (identify first customers, customer validation, market research, competitive intelligence...)
• Identification and outreach to 1st, 2nd and 3rd round of employees, advisors, investors, board members...

For companies seeking innovative, intra-preneurial employees:

• Full service recruiting for all levels and types of positions
• Contract recruiting, staffing augmentation
• Sourcing, social media recruiting and events


See Jane Fix

Enterprise customers concerned with data security choose See Jane Fix to repair corporate or employee owned cell phones and tablets. We provide companies an alternative to costly insurance, reduce employee productivity downtime and minimize corporate carbon footprints.

• On-site, same-day corporate cell phone and tablet repair service
• Specialize in risk mitigation and data security (data breach/loss)
• Warranties on all repairs
• (MDM) Mobile Device Management
• Maintenance contracts available
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Recruiter/Founder @ Startup Recroot
recruiting, networking
  • Startup Recroot
    Founder, 2010 - present
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