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Monday, October 1 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
FinTech Track | Founder Stories: Built for Success - If You're Off by Inches on the Ground, You'll be Thousands of Miles Off in Outer Space (@ Capital One Café Downtown)

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Rocket Dollar will share a public retrospective on the exact things they did from the beginning of Rocket Dollar through today to start the company, raise seed money from angels, launch a product, and the preparations to raise a Series A. 

The RocketDollar team will share an overview of how early stage (FinTech) companies can be built for success. We'll share best practices in how to build the foundation for success in your startup: corporate structure, cap table, first round of funding, how to talk to your lawyers, how to hire a diverse team both skills and diversity of backgrounds).  I'd encourage everyone attending to read and take this quiz from Austin's very own Gordon Daugherty, Managing Director at Capital Factory. Accumulated by the book Debt will Eventually Come Due

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Chris Palmisano

Founding COO, Rocket Dollar
Chris Palmisano is Founding COO at Rocket Dollar, a fintech making it easy self-directed investors to invest in alternative assets. He has held leadership roles in sales, marketing, business development, and operations at several technology companies including SolarWinds and Google... Read More →
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Henry Yoshida

CEO, Rocket Dollar
Henry is CEO and Co-founder of Rocket Dollar, a web platform that lets people invest tax advantaged retirement monies into private and alternative investments.  Henry was the founder of venture capital backed robo-advisor retirement plan platform Honest Dollar[acquired by Goldman... Read More →

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Capital One Café

Capital One Café Overview:•        Our Cafés are community hubs that bring people together. They're an inviting space where you can go to bank, get answers to your financial questions, recharge your devices, use our Wi-Fi or simply connect with people.•        Check out this short video linked... Read More →

Monday October 1, 2018 3:30pm - 4:45pm CDT
Capital One Café