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Startup Grind New York City Hosts Evan Frank (onefinestay)

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Evan Frank, onefinestay

Evan is a co-founder of onefinestay, a venture-backed accommodation business that combines the best parts of a private home with the best parts of an upscale hotel. He started and currently runs all US operations.

Evan’s career spans nearly 15 years of startups, venture capital and investment banking. Areas of expertise include expansion, fundraising, regulatory / public policy, hiring & people management, & building great customer experiences.


6:30 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

Hosted By Peter Crysdale, New York City Chapter Director

Peter is the Founder/CEO of StrategyHack (, running marketing strategy hackathons for startups and professional marketers. He has a diverse background with 8+ years experience spanning engineering, social good and technology startups. In his spare time, he enjoys day dreaming and cross country skiing.
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Hosted By Joshua Ness, Director of Marketing & Operations

Josh is a growth strategist in the New York City startup community. He used to produce global events for the likes of Microsoft. Now he helps marketing teams learn to think like startups.
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