Sam Schapiro – Founder of Fundomate
You have to look at your growth value when you are taking outside capital. Is this money going to give me more, does it bring me closer to my vision?
Sam Schapiro is the founder and CEO of Fundomate. It is the first and only automated search engine specifically designed to provide fast and affordable business funding, instead of using loans. Where some loaners generally require amazing credit and super high interest rates, Fundomate meets business owners where they and works to come up with the best possible offer. The idea of Fundomate came to Sam from his unique and extensive background in the lending sales industry. His 10 years of alternative lending sales experience resulted in creating innovative cutting-edge funding platforms that benefits clients, partners and businesses alike. He understands the pressure small business owners face to keep costs low especially when in need of financing. Fundomate’s mission is to provide merchants with fast, easy cash advances at the lowest possible rates. With a direct portal to over 20 pre-approved lenders, Fundomate’s platform empowers merchants by offering value-added, affordable and competitive financial programs with just a click of a button.
Eric Solis – Founder & CEO of MovoCash, Inc.
MOVO turns your mobile phone into something better than a digital bank.
Eric is the CEO and founder of MovoCash, Inc., a payments solution company and the creator of MOVO®, a mobile payments platform and app. Eric has utilized his background as a certified financial planner to combine the best of banking, blockchain and distributed ledger technology through MOVO. It is a patented technology that deploys a highly-secure digital banking platform that issues Real Time Payment Cards. MOVO taps Eric’s long standing passion to reach the mass market including underbanked consumers with solutions that change the world for the better. MOVO combines a free mobile bank account, peer-to-peer (P2P) money transfer, and mobile payments to deliver a P2P2P® (Peer-2-Peer-2-Purchase) solution for the 68 million strong Underbanked market. An alumnus of Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Eric held FINRA series 7, 24, 65 and 63 licenses and earned a CFP designation from the College for Financial Planning. He has been quoted in major publications like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, BusinessWeek, Fortune Magazine and the Center for Financial Service Innovation.
Brian Madgett – Vice President of New York Life
Brian Madgett has been featured by Forbes, USA Today, and Tribune Newspapers and is Vice President, National Life Sales Officer and The Advanced Planning Group at New York Life. Today, he is with us to alleviate financial anxieties among families in 2019 through protection-first financial planning. Brian will address why parents are more anxious about their children’s financial futures than in the past, and will reveal results of a recently released survey showing financial attitudes among families. Brian will show how parents can put their financial house in order this year.
Source: School for Startups Radio