Ajay Yadav: Roomi Founder & CEO

Ajay Yadav Highlights His Story For The Native Society

Ajay Yadav Highlights His Story For The Native Society

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Highlights:

Inspiration for Business Idea? So, no joke, I once got robbed by my roommate. It became very clear to me there was a problem to solve in the way we search for roommates. Craigslist felt unsafe and you never knew what you were going to get. Personal contacts are great, but you only have so many friends looking for an extra roommate. It’s not flexible enough to rely on by itself. I started Roomi because I wanted to solve those problems for everyone.

Career Advice? You need to really care about what your company is doing. Care about solving a problem and satisfying your customers. That is what is going to drive you to build the best company that you can. Yes, I know startups are strapped for cash. And it’s a business, so of course, profits are important. But you might be surprised how much that side of the equation sorts itself out when you focus on the other side. The customer satisfaction, employee happiness, human element of running a business. Any business.

Scott Harris: Co-founder & COO, Building Construction Group

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Co-founder and COO of Building Construction Group with AIA architect, William Hefner, Scott has not only redefined what a home should be, but his vision has reached millions, stretching what is thought was the norm for simple construction. Scott is deemed one the foremost building (general) contractors and the industry’s noted “triple threat” (design, architecture and building/construction) “

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Robert "Toshi" Chan: Proprietor of Flatiron Hotel

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Robert “Toshi” Chan is a real estate mogul, party promoter, actor and majority owner of New York City’s newest premier hotel, Flatiron Hotel. Toshi Parties” became iconic to NYC. But when the Puck Building eventually rented out all of its event space, “Toshi”

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Stephen G. Kliegerman: President, Halstead Property Development Marketing

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Stephen G. Kliegerman's long standing career in real estate has earned him an esteemed reputation from his colleagues and clients alike. As Executive Director of Development Marketing for Halstead Property, LLC, Stephen is responsible for the operations, direction and management of new business,

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