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Poornima Vijayashanker, Mint.com
Poornima was a founding engineer at Mint.com, taking the product from prototype to launch, and then eventually being acquired by Intuit. She initially came up with the name and helped Aaron build the prototype. After Mint was acquired by Intuit, Poornima decided it was time to go from being a founding engineer to a founder!Â She started BizeeBee, out of a passion for yoga, which grew out of a 6 year practice. BizeeBee helps fitness businesses with customer management, and currently services private instructors and studios around the country. Most recently, Poornima has been invited to teach as a visiting professor at Duke Universityâs Pratt School of Engineering. Â
6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
Hosted By Deepak Gopalakrishna, Director of Startup Grind Durham
FounderÂ @RxAnalytics (https://angel.co/rxanalytics), ex-CEO NovoLipid. PhD in genetics. Tarheel. Collegiate tennis player and CrossFit Games competitor
Email: Deepak@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @DeepakInDC (http://twitter.com/DeepakInDC)
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