<![CDATA[WorkAround - News and Events]]>Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:00:02 -0500Weebly<![CDATA[WorkAround Co-Founder Featured As HUbWEek Changemaker]]>Thu, 09 Nov 2017 05:00:00 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/workaround-co-founder-featured-as-hubweek-changemakerWafaa Arbash was featured as a HUBweek Change-maker.  See the story in this article on Medium]]><![CDATA[WorkARound wins Europe V. USA Pitch Battle]]>Thu, 26 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/workaround-wins-europe-vs-usa-pitch-battle
In a friendly match sponsored by the French Embassy's offices of Science and Technology, workaround faced off against 10 of the best teams from MassChallenge, and 10 european entreprenuers visiting the US on Thursday evening.  Each team had 90 seconds to make their case.  WorkAround beat out all the other teams and won a $500 gift card.
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<![CDATA[Winners of the 2017 Beantown Throwdown]]>Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/winners-of-the-2017-beantown-throwdownPicture
WorkAround beat our 11 other startups from the best Universities in Boston including MIT and Harvard at the 5th annual Beantown Throwdown. A tradition at Hubweek, this 3-minute pitch competition pits the areas best startup teams from top universities against each other as audience members vote by investing with play money.  WorkAround's spoils include $12,500 in in-kind legal services from  Morse Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, lunch and brainstorming session with ​CHEN PR and two-tickets to a Red Sox Game in 2018.

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<![CDATA[WorkAround at TechJam]]>Thu, 15 Jun 2017 04:00:00 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/workaround-at-techjamPicture
WorkAround joined the crowd of over 3,000 tech innovators at Boston's annual TechJam.  What a great opportunity for us to share our exciting mission with hundreds of businesses and potential customers!

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<![CDATA[Indigogo Launched for WorkAround]]>Wed, 07 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/indigogo-launched-for-workaround
The Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center has launched an Indigogo campaign to help fund student workers on their startups over the summer.  WorkAround was chosen as one of three teams that will receive funding.  Our team is currently all volunteer and having a stipend for the summer would allow us to work on the project full time without finding part-time work that will distract us from getting things done.
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<![CDATA[WorkARound accepted into MassChallenge]]>Tue, 06 Jun 2017 19:18:42 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/workaround-accepted-into-masschallenge
On June 20th, WorkAround will join the 128 other startups selected from more than 1,500 applicants worldwide at one of the most prestigious accelerator programs in the country.  WorkAround will participate in MassChallenge’s Boston accelerator program, where it will receive access to MassChallenge's global network, world-class mentoring from industry experts, tailored programming, free co-working space, and unrivalled access to corporate partners. The accelerator culminates on November 2nd at the MassChallenge Boston Awards Ceremony, where selected startups will pitch for the opportunity to win a portion up to $2M in no-equity awards.
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<![CDATA[Workaround at innovation day]]>Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/workaround-at-innovation-day
WorkAround participated along with several other startups at Brandeis University's Innovation Day. WorkAround spent the day learning connecting and building alongside industry professionals, lawyers, mentors, and peers.  For more information about the Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center, visit their website:.
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<![CDATA[Workaround wins 3ds competition]]>Sun, 05 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/workaround-wins-3ds-competition
WorkAround won the three day start-up Challenge (3DS) competition at the International Business School at Brandeis University today.  They competed against six other teams for a coveted slot in the second round judging for the MassChallenge accelerator program this summer.  3DS is a nationwide start-up weekend that has launched 119 companies and raised over 88 million dollars in funding.
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<![CDATA[SPark gives $10,000 to Workaround]]>Sun, 12 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/spark-gives-10000-to-workaroundPicture
After working since November in the Lean Launchpad accelerator program, SPARK has awarded WorkAround with $10,000 to implement their business.  The money will be used for website development, testing the minimum viable product and paying refugees for tasks completed.

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<![CDATA[WorkARound wins Heller Start-Up Challenge]]>Sun, 20 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://workaroundonline.com/news-and-events/workaround-wins-heller-start-up-challenge
WorkAround wins $2,000 from the Heller Start-Up challenge to launch their business of connecting refugees to online micro-tasking opportunities for income generation.  The strong team of four women were strangers on Friday, but after spending an intense weekend together brainstorming, researching, and testing their ideas, they are now friends and partners.
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