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What mayoral candidates can offer start-ups

Boston mayoral hopefuls John R. Connolly and Martin J. Walsh are both angling for the start-up vote, and on Friday went into the heart of the city’s Innovation District to woo its denizens.

Both candidates made promises that pleased the young tech workers and entrepreneurs who gathered inside the newly opened District Hall, a clubhouse for the growing business district along the South Boston Waterfront. The event was hosted by the New England Venture Capital Association and BostInno, a website that covers the area’s tech community.

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