September 9th, 2014 Starting a Startup the Smart Way

On Tuesday, September 9th, OLC attended “Starting a Startup the Smart Way” held at Mercy College located at 66 W 35th St, New York, NY. StartupBoost hosted the event alongside media partner AlleyWatch. 

Rafael Marcos, Co-Founder at Own Out, shared openly tips on what it is like as a Founder on his second startup. He spoke candidly about the trials and tribulations acquiring early customers, learning to be lean, expensive tech builds and tools to get a product out and tested for less. During his workshop, he shared ways to get started as an entrepreneur whilst building a team in the process. Equipped with an MBA abroad, Rafael focuses on B2C, B2B and marketplaces and is currently working in the ad tech marketplace, and is looking forward to continuing to launch businesses down the road.