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Daniel Nelson

Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

Founder.....16 yrs in tech and 12 yrs startups

Founder.....16 yrs in tech and 12 yrs startups

3 vouches

Involved In


Tursus Software Inc
Food on a Truck


Valley Venture Mentors


CoFounder & CEO Tursus Software Inc December 2013 - present
Founder & CEO Food on a Truck January 2014 - present
Mentor & Facilitator Valley Venture Mentors August 2013 - present
Senior Database Administrator Pearson October 2013 - March 2015
Chief Business Development Officer & Software Architect KnowledgeWare21 July 2013 - October 2013
Director of Technology OverDog October 2012 - July 2013
Director of Technology Overdog October 2012 - July 2013
Senior Systems Developer Fazzi Associates May 2009 - October 2012
Contractor Atiba Software & Consulting - Nashville TN November 2008 - July 2009
Contractor Atiba Software, LLC December 2008 - July 2009
Lead Software Developer Plumgood Food January 2005 - December 2008
Software Developer Atiba Software, LLC August 2001 - December 2004
Software Developer Banc Internet Group December 2000 - August 2001
Web Developer Digital Dog Inc August 2000 - December 2000


University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2011 - 2016
Hampden County Beekeeping School 2012 - 2012
Austin Community College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 1996 - 1999
Self Taught Software Developer

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Finance
  • • Venture capital
  • • POS
  • • Startups
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Financial Services
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments

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Rick Plaut
They're my mentor  •  Instructor, University of Massachusetts and Facilitator, SPARK Holyoke.
Daniel is driven, focused and seeks out advice and coaching that he uses to his benefit.
Steven Longpre
They're my friends  •  CEO, BarnStorm Studio, LLC. Previously Mentor, Valley Venture Mentors.
Daniel's enterprise "Food on a Truck" was one of the award finalists at Valley Venture Mentors in Springfield, MA. He's got clients, a produ ... ct, advisers and is following a well thought plan. He's already a great entrepreneur on the way to become even greater!
Rick Feldman
We worked together  •  Curriculum designer, co-instructor and co-consultant, INCOMMN Lean Start and Instructor, Smith College.
Daniel has proven himself as a mentor and advisor in his work in Valley Venture Mentors, the large and immensely successful entrepreneurship ... program in western Massachusetts. He mastered the Lean Launchpad methodology and used it effectively in starting his own business, and now applies his learning and successful start-up knowledge in mentoring other start-up entrepreneurs.