By Peter Maglathlin
Peter Maglathlin. Co-Founder & CFO at Trade Hounds | Idea Mensch
Don’t shy away from constructive conflict or debate. It’s important to be transparent, and many times the best ideas are born in the midst of debates and disagreement.
Peter Maglathlin is the Co-Founder & CFO at Trade Hounds, a Boston startup whose mobile app connects construction workers all over the United States, providing them a digital platform to share their experiences and showcase their work.
Trade Hounds empowers construction workers across the skilled trades – carpenters, plumbers, electricians, welders, etc. – by connecting them with each other to discuss their unique construction experiences. Members can weigh in on projects, share stories, get advice, and proudly showcase work photos, no matter their location.
Before Trade Hounds, Maglathlin co-founded Catalant (formerly HourlyNerd), which provides global enterprises with software solutions to access business consultant expertise on demand. Catalant received funding from Mark Cuban as well as several venture capital firms, and today employs nearly 200 people.
Peter spent the early part of his career in finance – he was Vice President of Business Development at Highbridge Capital Management, and prior to that an analyst at UBS Investment Bank.
Peter is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School, and he lives with his wife Caitlin in Boston...
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