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Building a Fintech Startup

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Fintech innovation is bursting in the NYC startup community and around the country. Fintech companies raised more than $39 billion in venture capital in 2018 (up 15% compared to 2017), while funding levels surged 120%. Although funding levels slowed down in 2019, fintech startups still raised over $24 billion in venture capital Q1-Q3. In this […]

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Founders & Failing: Stories, Advice, and Lessons Learned

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“Failure is not the opposite of success. It is the stepping stone to success.” – Arianna Huffington  If you’ve attended Stacklist panels in the past, you’re accustomed to panels, case studies and presentations. On December 4th, we’re changing it up! Inspired by TheMoth, TED and tens of thousands of years of humans telling stories, we’re […]

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StackSummit: Close the Deal

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Learn sales from leaders at B2B startups at StackSummit: Close the Deal, hosted by Stacklist, Microsoft for Startups, & Betaworks Studios. About this Event Everyone at an early-stage company needs to sell. Sales are the lifeblood of any growing startup. But few of us have a salesperson’s skillset, confidence, experience or DNA. That’s why we […]

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Building a Real Estate Startup

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Startups and tech have changed the landscape of the real estate sector significantly, especially in New York. The real estate market is complex and has recently evolved to heavily incorporate advancements in tech. Real estate has a rich history in New York, with a long legacy of companies and firms on the scene, making real […]

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Measure What Matters: Performance Management at a Startup

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“To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.” – Douglas Conant Put simply, employee performance matters. Creating a workplace culture that supports and monitors performance in meaningful ways is one of the most significant things you can do for your startup. Good management and employee performance sit at the core of […]

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Building and Managing a Board

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Being a founder can be daunting, even when you have co-founders for support. Assembling a Board of Directors is key to supplementing the expertise and talent of your founding team! Your board can be just as much a factor in your startup’s long-term success as your co-founders and early employees. A well-considered board can boost […]

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