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Our Focus 

Nicholas is committed to delivering engaging and informative content that empowers business owners as they overcome challenges, embrace growth, and stay inspired. 

Join us on this journey as we explore these diverse and impactful topics with experts, thought leaders, and inspiring business owners from various walks of life. 

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Meet Your Host- Nico Ruggieri 

Nicholas Ruggieri, often referred to as Nico, is a dynamic and accomplished entrepreneur who has made a significant impact on the business world. He serves as the Co-Founder and Chief Sales Officer of Pinpoint Payments and is also the Host of the Boston Small Business Podcast. With a remarkable journey that exemplifies grit, determination, and a steadfast commitment to success, Nico's story is an inspiring testament to the power of entrepreneurship and hard work.

Nico's journey into the realm of business began with a vision to empower and uplift small businesses, recognizing them as the backbone of economies and communities. As a seasoned entrepreneur, he has devoted his career to collaborating with thousands of small businesses, offering strategic insights and innovative solutions. His deep understanding of the challenges faced by small business owners has driven him to become a driving force behind their growth and success. Under Nico's leadership, Pinpoint Payments has risen to prominence, securing its position on INC Magazine's prestigious Inc5000 list for an impressive five consecutive years.

This remarkable achievement is a testament to Nico's ability to lead and inspire his team, fostering a culture of excellence and dedication. As the Chief Sales Officer, he shoulders the responsibility for the global sales performance of the organization, overseeing all revenue-generating functions with unparalleled expertise. Nico's commitment to growth extends beyond his role within Pinpoint Payments. As the Host of the Boston Small Business Podcast, he uses his platform to amplify the voices of fellow entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and visionaries within the small business ecosystem.

Through insightful conversations, he shares valuable insights, actionable strategies, and compelling stories that resonate with aspiring and established business owners alike. One of the defining qualities of Nico's journey is his ability to thrive in the face of adversity. He embodies the principles of hustle and perseverance, having overcome numerous challenges on his path to success. His experiences have endowed him with a deep well of resilience and a unique perspective on the value of hard work.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Nico is a passionate advocate for giving back to the community. He actively participates in philanthropic endeavors, leveraging his success to create positive impact and empower those in need.