• Winners

     

    1. B2B Tech (Angel/Seed Only)

    Andrew Horn '17

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Tribute

    I won because:

    1. Built and sustained Tribute.co to spread gratitude and human connection
    2. Active speaker on "The Art of Meaningful Conversation" Google, Mastercard, ClevelandClinic
    3. Built DFKDC and AbilityList to empower people with disabilities

    Matthew Lerner '17

    Founder & CEO

    MetroButler

    I won because:

    1. Current CEO of New York's top Airbnb management service. 
    2. 3x Founder with successful track record at previous ventures.
    3. Profiled in Alley Watch, The New Yorker, and more!

    Andrew Konya '17

    CEO

    Remesh

    I won because:

    1. Developing AI for understanding people -- used by governments, Fortune 500's, etc (as CEO/Co-Founder at Remesh.ai) 
    2. Architecting AI to manage, store & interface w/ United Nation's knowledge base (as UN consultant)
    3. Conducting research on computational models & theory for artificial muscles & programmable soft matter (as a grad student at Kent State University)

    Mike Glaicar '18

    President & CEO

    TrueConnect

    I won because:

    1. Founder of TrueConnect.io, using machine learning and Ai to bring humanity back to business
    2. Co-founder of The Purpose Network, focused on promoting human connection and combatting homelessness 
    3. Startup sales mentor, passionate about helping early stage tech startups sell their amazing products and services

    Renata Thome & Manuela Seve '18

    Co-Founders

    Alpha'a Inc

    I won because:

    1. Brazilian founders who successfully created a company presence in Latin America and the US after bootstrapping their way to success, via clients such as Gilt, The Yard, Corona and important hospitality groups; featured in a reality show about entrepreneurs and the national news without launching a PR campaign 
    2. Creating a path for positive social and environmental changes using the visual arts as a universal language 
    3. Critical views on a traditionally analog market, bringing in technologies never applied to the visual arts before, such as crowdsourcing and blockchain; creating a b2b marketplace with over 5k artists on board

    Tommy Nicholas '18

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Alloy

    I won because:

    1. Tommy is the CEO and co-founder of Alloy, an operating system for delivering real-time KYC and fraud decisions at financial institutions backed by Primary Ventures and Eniac Ventures
    2. Helped banks automate 98% of onboarding decisions
    3. Reduced 50% of fraud
  • 2. B2B Tech (Series A & Beyond)

    Joel Montaniel '17

    Co-Founder & CEO

    SevenRooms

    I won because:

    1. Acquired the biggest, most notable names in hospitality as clients from day one
    2. Scaled to 1000+ venues with a profitable model, raising only $6.3M over six years
    3. Ensured a best-in-class company culture growing from three to 30+ employees 

    Billy Tyndall '17

    Founding Executive & VP; Revenue

    Electric AI

    I won because:

    1. Founding revenue leader for one of New York City's fastest growing startups.
    2. I've mentored over 100 SaaS companies in sales and marketing strategy.
    3. Customer happiness is the focal point of my weekly metrics.

    Doug Messer '17

    Co-Founder & CEO

    UniversityBeyond

    I won because:

    1. It's in the blood, Father and grandfather are both entrepreneurs
    2. New York has always been my home, Westchester Raised, Syracuse Undergrad 
    3. Nominated Forbes 30U30 in Education, Wharton reimagines education award winner

    Zach Livingston '18

    Vice President of Sales & Head of the Americas

    Locus Energy

    I won because:

    1. I'm revolutionizing the way PV systems are managed by utilizing big data and analytics 
    2. I’m passionate about transforming the energy marketplace through software, technology and innovation 
    3. I'm the youngest member to be inducted to the University of Colorado - Boulder, International Affairs Advisory Board

    Dana Levin-Robinson '18

    Chief of Staff

    Virtual Health

    I won because:

    1. First Chief of Staff at VirtualHealth, a company transforming the Medicaid/Medicare world by getting patients care faster 
    2. Oversee multiple departments within VirtualHealth, including operations, business development, human resources, and public relations 
    3. Mentor 10+ women on an ongoing basis and frequent speaker on diversity and female leadership

    Bharath Krishnamoorthy '18

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Axle Travel

    I won because:

    1. Co-founder and CEO of a venture backed company that's revolutionizing long distance ground transportation 
    2. Co-founded the company whose revenue management solution powers the fasting growing intercity bus services in the country 
    3. Advisor to CHOOSE, a non-profit that's promoting racial literacy in high schools around the country
  • 3. B2C Tech (Angel/Seed Only)

    Adam Pittenger '17

    Founder & CEO

    Moved

    I won because:

    1. Company has grown (GMV/revenue) over 36x since January
    2. Graduated from AngelPad and raised round from Fortune 50 company
    3. Tripled team size in 2017, continuing to support NYC tech

    Brandon Parkes '17

    Founder

    SocialGive

    I won because:

    1. I’m revolutionizing charitable giving for the next generation of donors
    2. I’m passionate about increasing nonprofit fundraising efforts to help change the world
    3. I’m diversifying the tech pipeline by manifesting a minority-led team

    Katie Shea '17

    Founder

    SlateNYC

    I won because:

    1. Katie Shea launched her first startup out of her dorm room at NYU. She turned it into a multi-million dollar footwear brand carried in thousands of stores globally before it was acquired in 2012
    2. Since then, Katie has helped launch & grow 12 VC-backed tech companies. Most recently she's focused on Slate (www.slatenyc.com) - a profitable daily home cleaning service that completes over 40K cleanings per year in NYC & Brooklyn
    3. Katie is also an avid angel investor - having made early investments in successful business such as Bombas and Simple Contacts. She maintains her position as a thought leader in the NYC tech community running The Strategic Exchange (www.strategicexchange.org) and attending multiple startup events as a panelist and/or speaker

    Alex Simon '18

    Owner

    Elude

    I won because:

    1. I'm the CEO & Co-Founder of Elude, the new way to search travel and experience the world 
    2. Ex Investment Banker transitioned to entrepreneur given passion in travel sector and have traveled to 36+ countries 
    3. I'm passionate about traveling and showing where you can afford to go

    Shane Finnegan '18

    Co-Founder, CMO & Co-CEO

    Brigade Kitchen

    I won because:

    1. Leveraging his passion of home cooking to disrupt a legacy industry so that we can make our moms proud and eat healthy when on our own 
    2. Established a new supply chain which allows Brigade Kitchen to create high quality affordably priced tools. Created a brand that prides itself on its contributions to the cooking community by having organic conversations with our customers and creating content and products that they ask for 
    3. Keeps it in the fam, founded his company with his sister. Wouldn't choose to be on this journey with anyone else

    Natalie Picot '18

    COO

    Reboundwear

    I won because:

    1. COO of Reboundwear, which makes fashionable, comfortable adaptive clothing for people who struggle to get dressed; we are now moving into wearable tech 
    2. Reboundwear makes dressing easy and gives patients dignity. Clothes made from soft fabrics in on- trend styles; no more embarrassing hospital gowns, look great, feel better 
    3. Founder and CEO of South Main Capital, a boutique consulting firm offering qualitative research services to investors and companies
  • 4. B2C Tech (Series A & Beyond)

    Siheun Song '17

    Co-Founder & President

    Rally

    I won because:

    1. Biggest. Mobilization. Ever. (Organized 50k riders to Washington, DC for Women's March!)
    2. I invented the term, "community mobility"
    3. Our tech brings people together IRL

    Karen Lau '17

    Co-Founder & CTO

    Furnishr

    I won because:

    1. I'm reinventing the furnishing experience for the underserved markets of bachelors and expats
    2. I mentor young talents as a woman in tech to advance our world with creativity and technology
    3. I’m an engineer-turned-interior-designer-turned-entrepreneur who knows the “how-to” to make decorating and furnishing easy

    Anubh Shah '17

    Founder

    FourMine

    I won because:

    1. I’ve successfully built a venture backed eCommerce 3.0 brand
    2. I’ve revolutionized the outdated engagement ring shopping experience with 3D printing
    3. I create positive disruption and pioneer technology-driven solutions

    Charles Dodson '18

    Director of Product

    Talent, Inc.

    I won because:

    1. Integrated AI into Talent Inc.’s lead generation tool, reducing acquisition costs by 20%, while maintaining the integrity of UX and customer satisfaction 
    2. Developed and introduced Talent Inc.’s latest business line, TopInterview, which earned a 78 net-promoter score, and empowered more than 700 professionals to interview with confidence 
    3. Won 17 awards, including two Cannes’ Gold Lions and a Grand Clio, for launching The Pursuit® by EQUINOX, a cycling experience utilizing in-studio gaming and data visualization

    Philip Lakin '18

    National Agent Operations Specialist

    Compass

    I won because:

    1. The first business I started was recruited by Gett, a global ridesharing platform, after less than 6 months of operations 
    2. Developed the onboarding system and the recruitment team that facilitated Gett's growth from 3K - 30K NYC Drivers 
    3. Now working at Compass to develop and scale the world's best onboarding platform for Real Estate Agents

    Ty Smith '18

    Founder

    CoinScriblle

    I won because:

    1. Founder of CoinScribble - Anonymous User-Submitted Cryptocurrency Content Platform 
    2. Co-Founder of Crypico - Top Cryptocurrency Freelancing Platform 
    3. Frequent speaker on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology
  • 5. Venture Capitalist

    Elizabeth Galbut '17

    Managing Partner

    SoGal Ventures

    I won because:

    1. Started first VC fund at 26 years old and made 40 investments in 18 months
    2. Grew global community of female and diverse entrepreneurs to reach over 50,000 individuals across the world 
    3. One of youngest faculty members at School of Visual Arts teaching for their Products of Design graduate program 

    Brittany Laughlin '17

    Partner

    Lattice Ventures

    I won because:

    1. Invests capital early into founders solving meaningful problems, and supports them with strong network and community to succeed
    2. Advocate for Diversity in Tech, including Gladiator Club: supporting diverse entrepreneurs fundraising and VetsinTech: supporting transitioning Military Veterans
    3. Built Lattice Ventures after 3 years at USV. Serial entrepreneur, 2x prior exits. Built 5,000+ operator community

    Jay Thakrar '17

    Venture Capitalist

    SeedInvest

    I won because:

    1. Born by an entrepreneur to be an entrepreneur, and help other startups build their businesses/raise capital
    2. Leads the venture team at SeedInvest, a venture capital fund/platform with 180K investors that invests $500K - $10MM per deal across seed through growth equity. Has invested $80MM into 120+ companies to date
    3. Former Entrepreneurship Mentor at Babson College, former President of the LSE Entrepreneurship Society, and previously founded a music/event management company specializing in events globally

    Nikhil Gopalani '18

    Co-Founder & President

    Ambition VC

    I won because:

    1. Created a VC firm at 20 called Ambition.vc that has invested in 15 companies on track to doing over $300 million in ARR in 2018 
    2. Have invested/partnered with over 40 companies on a corporate (Orange Fab), VC (Ambition) & now platform (Republic) lens over the past 5 years 
    3. Oversee Investment Activity & Diligence at Republic where companies have raised multiple millions of dollars from tens of thousands of investors globally

    Alexandra Tynion '18

    Principal

    SeedInvest

    I won because:

    1. Principal and Head of the Venture Growth Team at SeedInvest which has helped 150 startups raise over $120mm in capital over the past 5 years 
    2. Alex led the largest equity crowdfunding fundraise in US history - Knightscope’s $20mm Series-M round in 2017 
    3. Co-Founder of Hark Society, a New York-based non-profit & is a Founding Member of the Young Leadership Council for the JED Foundation

    Joey Brander '18

    President/Managing Partner

    First Serve Partners

    I won because:

    1. At just 22, Joey is the President/Managing Partner of First Serve Partners, an early stage venture firm investing in sports, media, and entertainment, making him the youngest venture capitalist in the country 
    2. Joey’s partners and LPs include sports legends such as Metta World Peace, Roman Harper, David Meltzer, and Marques Colston 
    3. Joey travels the world speaking at universities and conferences on entrepreneurship, sports business, and VC. In 2018 he will speak in 8 states, Australia, UK, and Denmark
  • 6. Developer/Dev Shop

    Evan Walczak '17

    Director of Business Development

    Stride Consulting

    I won because:

    1. I run sales and recruiting at $10M+/yr software development consultancy
    2. Nearly doubled YoY revenue and headcount at Stride '16-'17
    3. Instrumental in scaling Shopkeep from 10 to over 50 salespeople

    Yash Patel '17

    CTO

    Sunflower Lab

    I won because:

    1. Strive for technical excellence
    2. Deliver the value through supreme quality
    3. Sense of competitive urgency of delivery

    Nina Gabriadze '17

    Marketing Manager

    ProductSavvy

    I won because:

    1. While in her twenties, she helped build disruptive products in several industries 
    2. Mentors young tech entrepreneurs and provides them with the product marketing expertise
    3. 'Creativity is in my DNA'. She has created several successful content pages in NYC

    Jenna Taskin '18

    CCO

    Adapting Social

    I won because:

    1. I direct and lead 4 major creative departments that have expanded the company exponentially while being a full-time mom and wife 
    2. Created, executed, and co-host a Podcast which quickly gained 100’s of listeners in a few weeks and featured multiple celebrities in it’s first few episodes 
    3. Utilized my years of experience in videography and being a published writer to grow our company and our clients through media, blogs, and branding

    Mark Garcia '18

    Vice President, Creative Director

    Majestyk

    I won because:

    1. I founded and lead the User Experience and Creative practice for Majestyk, a studio that focuses on digital transformation 
    2. Key player in the development of the CogniToys Dino — named one of TIME’s Best Inventions in 2015 and “Best Use of A.I. in Education” by the A.I. Awards 
    3. Named one of GDUSA Magazine's 2017 People to Watch and the Seton Hall University 2017 Young Alumni Impact Award recipient

    Igor Moliver '18

    Head of Product & Strategy

    Remedy Point Solutions

    I won because:

    1. In less than 18 months running Product & Strategy, my team has doubled revenue and led to the company doubling in team size 
    2. Have led the onboarding and product roadmapping for 10 longterm clients 
    3. As an immigrant from a family of entrepreneurs, I have instilled values of hunger, ambition, empathy, teamwork, and open, direct communication in my team
  • 7. Fortune 500 & Professionals Integrated with Startup Ecosystem

    Cassandra Anderson '17

    Sales Consultant

    TriNet

    I won because:

    1. Eagle Award 2017- Highest Company Honor 
    2. President's Circle 2017 
    3. Royal Knight Award 2017

    Lindsay Fitzgerald '17

    Managing Director

    Amex Ventures

    I won because:

    1. As a corporate VC, I have two jobs in one – part venture capitalist, part business development 
    2. I am an advocate for the startup community; startup partnership is a very effective form of corporate innovation
    3. Beyond executing investments, I play an active commercial advisory role with my portfolio companies, helping them bridge the culture/size/speed/organizational gap to land enterprise partnerships

    Steven Schwartz '17

    Founder & President

    Global Cuber Consultants

    I won because:

    1. At 26, I founded Global Cyber Consultants in May 2016 with 0 clients and now have more than 10 associates, with clients that have include the 2nd fastest growing cybersecurity company, a bank with $150 AUM, private HealthTech firm valued at $20M, & publicly traded tech company with an approx. $10B market cap, among many others
    2. I am on the BOD of the International Personal Data Trade Association and launching the inaugural Personal Data Week™ in NYC this August
    3. I have built and lead the US Operations of international cybersecurity firm, Cyberfense, & am the Insurance/InsureTech advisor to Agentic Group, a 50+ member blockchain consortium

    Zach Schleien '18

    Business Analyst

    Johnson & Johnson

    I won because:

    1. Raised $40,000 to support parents who have children with mental health issues 
    2. TEDx speaker discussing mental illness and driving community activism 
    3. Co-founded 18percent.org, the largest mental health Slack community

    John Flickinger '18

    Senior Financial Analyst

    Unilever

    I won because:

    1. Disrupting the legacy consumer packaged goods (CPG) model by supporting the launch, iteration, and scale of 3 direct-to-consumer eCommerce brands 
    2. Serve as liaison between the world’s largest experiential learning platform of over 72,000 student entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 brand, Unilever 
    3. National judge and mentor for Unilever Bight Future Project Accelerator which positively impacts over 40,000 lives each year

    Luvleen Sidhu '18

    Co-Founder, President & Chief Strategy Officer

    BankMobile

    I won because:

    1. Co-founded the largest and fastest growing digital bank, serving millennials and low- to middle-income Americans with an affordable and tech savvy banking experience 
    2. Disrupted branch-based banking and, in the process, helped customers save over 100 million dollars in bank fees in the last two years 
    3. Author of “Why Can’t Banks Be As Easy As Uber,” which became an international bestseller in less than 24 hours
  • 8. Social Media (Twitter, FB, Instagram, Youtube)

    Lynn Greenberg '17

    Co-Founder

    Pivt

    I won because:

    1. CEO and Co-founder of Pivt, a social app for those moving and traveling to make any city feel like home
    2. Speaker and thought leader about millennials and social media 
    3. Encouraging more women to enter tech and social media field (4 out of 5 members of Pivt are female)

    John Vagueiro '17

    Founder & President

    Adapting Social

    I won because:

    1. Retaining 90% of my clients for over 8 years 
    2. Building A National Business without a college degree & being in remedial classes through my entire education
    3. Social Media marketing & cross pollination was my key to building over 300 active family members (clients) 

    David Markovich '17

    Founder

    OnlineGeniuses

    I won because:

    1. I've helped 1000's people find jobs, internships, and build relationships asking for nothing in exchange 
    2. Built the first tech for good bot on Slack to help find missing kids missingkidsbot.org
    3. I founded one of the largest Internet Marketing Communities with 20,000 members with events in over 25 cities and guests like Gary Vee, Neil Patel, Rand Fishkin and more.  

    Michael Lisovetsky '18

    Co-Founder

    JUICE

    I won because:

    1. Built a 7-figure social media agency in less than ten months 
    2. Overseen over $23.6m in ad spend in my career 
    3. Built one of NYC’s largest rental groups on Facebook, with just under 70,000 members (NYC Apartments & Sublets)

    Thomas Sheil '18

    Founder & CEO

    Uneepi

    I won because:

    1. Started a dating site for adults who have Autism called Uneepi; we make dating easy for them by providing coaching, blogs and a podcast 
    2. Thomas mentor’s young entrepreneurs to aid and develop new startups 
    3. Partnered with some of the fastest growing Autism organizations to help make an impact for those in the Autism community

    Nicholas Marraro '18

    Marketing Specialist

    Adapting Social

    I won because:

    1. I curate content for and manage over 40 social media accounts on a daily basis which won me our "Hustler of The Month Award" 
    2. Research, strategize, and engage on social media to grow our client's digital portfolio as well as their following organically 
    3. Through my years of copywriting experience, I leverage our client's web presence with website copy, blogs, and tantalizing captions
  • 9. Marketing/Advertising/PR/Sales

    Chris Ayaz '17

    Creative Director

    Jump 450 Media

    I won because:

    1. Managed media buying to $50M in revenue last year and on pace for $100M in revenue this year
    2. #1 leading spender on video ads in the direct response space on Facebook in the US
    3. In charge of creatives for the next Mayor of NYC, Bo Dietl

    Liron Smadja '17

    Marketing Manager

    Fiverr

    I won because:

    1. I helped build a global brand, that shaped an industry
    2. I'm all about creativity (come say hi on Instagram - @lironsmadja)
    3. ʎlʇuǝɹǝɟɟᴉp sƃuᴉɥʇ op I  

    Sarah Meister '17

    Technology Growth Manager

    Indiegogo

    I won because:

    1. Works with technology companies from around the world to bring their ideas to life
    2. Previously Head of Projects at Vann Alexandra, a creative agency for crowdfunding campaigns, where she worked on over 30 campaigns
    3. Helped raised over $20 million with the help of over 100k backers

    Mateusz Swulinski '18

    Director of Marketing & Client Relations

    Klyxx Creative

    I won because:

    1. I am a Growth Hacker at heart that through a data-driven approach focuses on cutting through the noise and driving ROI using cutting-edge tactics and strategies 
    2. I am a Mentor & Startup Advisor at Quake Capital & WeWork Labs delivering value to dozens of startups through coaching and seminars 
    3. I combine Fortune 500 Corporate Innovation consulting experience with learnings from founding my own startups to help accelerate growth

    Sarah Beth Hill '18

    Founder & CEO

    Perfect Strangers

    I won because:

    1. At 23, I turned my side hustle into a full blown business as a sole female founder. 100% bootstrapped 
    2. Maintains a 40% YOY growth while achieving 25% profitability 
    3. The 1st company to provide this niche service, and still holds the highest reputation (5 star review on yelp)

    Sean Parker Thomas Peckenham '18

    Managing Director, Growth & All Fun Things

    Jump 450 Media

    I won because:

    1. Lead efforts that secured over $235M in venture capital funding for clients 
    2. Secured and managed relationships for $90M in annual advertising spend by clients 
    3. Provided visionary growth strategies to clients that have produced more than $300M in e-commerce revenue
  • 10. Events (Venue, Event Production, Community Organizers)

    Suzanne Bernstock '17

    President

    WorkVille

    I won because:

    1. Fearlessly career transitioned from fashion to real estate startup
    2. Effective networker committed to helping businesses grow their bottom line
    3. Hardworking, created Workville’s powerful brand & workspace for NYC’s disruptors

    Stephanie MacConnell '17

    Program Director

    Empire Startups

    I won because:

    1. Runs NY FinTech Meetup >8K members, monthly sold out events w/ 150 attendees
    2. Runs Empire FinTech Conference & NY FinTech Week
    3. Huge community connector- Events bring together founders, investors, innovators

    Kelcey Gosserand '17

    Global Brand Ambassador

    Galvanize

    I won because:

    1. Co-Founder of women + blockchain
    2. Head of Community at multiple startups
    3. Organizer at House of Genius

    Beth Wiesendanger '18

    Community Program Manager

    Fiverr

    I won because:

    1. I’ve organized hundreds of events globally that bring together the world’s most influential thought leaders, founders, CEOs and brands to share their experiences & insights 
    2. I believe in the power of people and advocacy, and have seen change happen overnight by simply starting a conversation 
    3. Me encanta aprender idiomas porque puedo hablar con más comunidades importantes

    Brian Shoicket '18

    COO

    Uncubed

    I won because:

    1. Helps startup, growth-stage, and enterprise customers like Peloton, BuzzFeed, Letgo, IBM, and Accenture hire digital talent more effectively through Uncubed's platform, technology, and talent network 
    2. Advocates for equal career access for all New Yorkers: Advisor – LaGuardia Community College; Appointee – Western Queens Tech Council; Consultant – NYC Economic Development Corporation 
    3. Advanced to COO within 4 years at Uncubed through successful product development, key account management, cross-team leadership, and as one of top revenue contributors

    Danny Garcia '18

    Director of Growth Marketing

    Stacklist

    I won because:

    1. I've organized 40 events in the past year that get experts and founders to share their tips, tools, and advice on things like sales, hiring, marketing, product management, and more 
    2. I've connected founders of startups like ZocDoc, WayUp, Greenhouse, and Andela, with other entrepreneurs in New York City 
    3. Our weekly events have been described as "startup therapy" for early-stage founders figuring out their startup
  • 11. Legal & Accounting

    Jared Sorin '17

    Associate

    McCarter & English, LLP

    I won because:

    1. Named RISING STAR lawyer (maximum 5% of young lawyers recognized). 
    2. Frequent speaker/author on key issues for entrepreneurs and investors.
    3. Founder/CEO of  EntreprenYOURS, paradigm-shifting accelerator with unique cross ownership structure. 

    Steve Kornreich '17

    Head of Sales

    inDinero

    I won because:

    1. Connector: I take great pride in pointing folks to the best resource, even if it's not my own.
    2. Alignment: Huge believer in selling for the right reasons.  The question: Am I helping the client achieve his/her goals?
    3. Educator + Selfless: Teaching sales to folks I work with is my passion.  There's nothing more exciting than laying the foundation for someone else's long-term success.

    John Benemerito '17

    Attorney & Partner

    Benemerito Law

    II won because:

    1. I have been an entrepreneur my entire life
    2. I had my first successful business at 15
    3. I started a grew my law firm from the ground up

    Matthew Uretsky '18

    Associate

    McCarter & English

    II won because:

    1. I am an active contributor to the start-up ecosystem, writing and speaking about key issues for founders and investors 
    2. I have been named a “Rising Star” in the space by Thomson Reuters two years running (up to 5% of young lawyers recognized)
    3. I take great pride in serving as adviser, educator and sounding board to our clients

    Basha Rubin '18

    CEO

    Priori

    II won because:

    1. After graduating from Yale Law School, I co-founded Priori, a venture-backed legal technology company that enables in-house counsel to find, hire and manage top attorneys, without the costly infrastructure of a firm 
    2. My co-founder, Mirra Levitt, and I convinced some of the smartest, most talented people we know to share our vision for the future of legal services' delivery and come work with us at Priori or invest in us 
    3. I built a company that saves in-house legal teams at some of the fastest growing Silicon Valley technology companies and member of the Fortune 1000 60-80% off of their legal bills while improving the quality of service received

    John Benemerito '18

    Attorney & Partner

    Benemerito Law

    II won because:

    1. I have been an entrepreneur my entire life and a recognized rising star lawyer 2 years in a row 
    2. I work with hundreds of startups all over the world and helped them with everything from idea to funding 
    3. I have successfully grown startups from the ground up and helped them raise millions of dollars in Angel and VC Funding