Mark Cuban Backs HourlyNerd

Wish you could call up an MBA student and get some advice for your small business? Prolific, Texas angel investor Mark Cuban has backed a startup connecting small and mid sized businesses with MBA students, called HourlyNerd. Cuban has invested $450,000 in the BOston area startup, as part of a $750,000 seed fnding round. HourlyNerd's service lets businesses get the advice and expertise of both MBA students and recent graduates, on a hourly or part time basis. Other investors in the round were Connect Ventures and Accanto Partners.