The Early Days of Building a Startup with Maximus Yaney, Co-Founder & CEO Kangaroo
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

The Early Days of Building a Startup with Maximus Yaney, Co-Founder & CEO Kangaroo

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Join us for a fireside chat with Maximus Yaney as he takes us through the early days of his most recent startup, Kangaroo! There will also be a moderated Q&A, refreshments, and tons of tactical insight! (You must bring a valid ID to enter)

Maximus Yaney is the Co-Founder & CEO of Kangaroo, a startup that aims to make this world a safer place through super simple, smartphone-monitored, home security products. Founded in early 2018, Kangaroo has already built a 30 person team, that was able to launch both a hardware and software product within 90 days. To date, the startup has raised $4.4M in their seed round, as they look towards expanding their product line to provide a holistic home security experience. Before Kangaroo, Maximus was the Founder & CEO of Titan Aerospace (Acquired by Google in 2014) and the Co-Founder of Mohawk, an e-commerce solutions provider.

In our chat with Maximus, we’re excited to discuss:

  • The actual steps in starting Kangaroo

  • How he approached investors and secured seed fundraising

  • Launching a hardware and software product in 90 days

  • Marketing tactics for your first product

  • The importance of simplicity in their products and everything product design

  • The future of smart-home tech and home security

Schedule:

6:00 - 6:15: Refreshments and Networking

6:15 - 6:45: Fireside chat with Maximus Yaney

6:45 - 7:15: Moderated Q&A

7:15 - 7:30: Closing and Networking

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Building Products for the Future with Ajay Yadav, Founder & CEO Roomi
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Building Products for the Future with Ajay Yadav, Founder & CEO Roomi

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Endvr Central is hosting our first event! Join us to hear from Ajay Yadav, one of the leading entrepreneurs, as he speaks on topics that can help entrepreneurs and startups at any stage. There will also be a moderated Q&A, refreshments, and networking opportunities. (You must bring a valid ID to enter)

Ajay Yadav is the Founder & CEO of Roomi, a peer-to-peer marketplace making it safer and easier to find room rentals, sublets, and roommates. He has guided Roomi through its debut in New York and expansion to several major cities across North America. To date, the mobile platform has raised $17M, as they continue to add new markets. In 2017, Ajay was selected as one of Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30.

In our chat with Ajay, we’re excited to hear him discuss:

  • What the early days were like

  • Their revenue strategy

  • How they grew their user base (to over 1 million people) and created a community

  • Expansion into new markets

  • How trust is shaping startups, especially in the Sharing Economy

  • New York Real Estate and Shared Housing

Schedule:
6:30 - 7:00: Registration, Networking, and Drinks
7:00 - 7:30: Fireside Chat with Ajay Yadav
7:30 - 8:00: Moderated Q&A
8:00 - 8:30: Closing and Networking

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