Events | LaunchTalks

launchtalks2Attend our dynamic events combining content, conversation and cocktails (or coffee) that provides an opportunity to learn about innovation, leadership and growth.  In addition to relationship building, we focus on “exclusive content in an inclusive format.” Attendees are founders, executives, senior business professionals and emerging leaders across financial services, technology, marketing and creative industries with interesting backgrounds and thoughtful perspectives. Walk away with insights and new business connections formed from personal introductions and networking. Sign up for our newsletter, learn more by visiting our Facebook page or visit this page for more information.  Please contact us to request more information or if you are interested in hosting or sponsoring future programming.  All events are by invitation only.

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Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 – 6:00 PM

Location: NoMad area, New York, NY

Details:  Program is by application and will be limited to 12 attendees. Investment is $59 until September 5, $75 thereafter.  You can find more information on our Facebook page or contact us at to schedule a call to learn more.

OverviewBeing a confident leader can transform your impact and results!

  • Lead challenging conversations more effectively
  • Be more flexible and confident adapting to change
  • Learn skills to manage and connect with your colleagues

This half-day experiential lab will guide participants in how to leverage their strengths, develop new skills and express their authentic leadership style. Understand how to recognize and respond to triggering situations and gain tools to help move through these with ease and embrace change.

Presenter: Lenore Kantor, a Launch/Strategy Expert, Executive Coach and Radical Aliveness Practitioner-in-Training with 25+ years of experience in training leaders, has designed this special half-day lab to allow you to safely explore and develop your leadership style through personal and group exercises using body-based techniques.

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EXIT STRATEGIES FOUNDERS ROUNDTABLE (January 31, 2017)  How to prepare your high growth business for a future exit (merger, acquisition, IPO or sale).


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SUMMER SOCIAL – BIG DATA (July 21, 2016) Industry experts discussed how big data is being applied in the financial markets over networking and drinks.


  • Pamela Cytron, CEO, Pendo Systems, fintech data management
  • Jim Leavitt, CEO, Co-Founder, Cervello, integrated data management consulting and advisory services
  • Moderator: Lenore Kantor, President, Launch Warrior, strategic marketing and launch advisory services

Sponsors: Innovative Markets Fintech Power Circle





CYBERSECURITY – WHAT TO KNOW (May 15, 2016) Experts discussed what financial and technology companies should know about cybersecurity to protect organizations from data breaches and from a brand and reputational perspective.


Sponsor: DP logo

FINTECH REGULATIONS (February 10, 2015) Experts reviewed what every financial technology company or businesses targeting the fintech sector need to know about regulations and compliance.

2016-02-12 14.45.59Speakers:

  • Bart Chilton, Senior Policy Advisor, DLA Piper, law firm
  • Joanna Fields, Founding Principal, Aplomb Strategies, compliance and regulatory advisory
  • Lenore Kantor, Chief Launch Officer, Launch Warrior, business growth advisors
  • Lee Schneider, Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton, law firm
  • Lisa Seim, Principal, Strategic Exchanges Innovative Markets, financial service provider consortium

Sponsor: logo_trinet

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WHAT STARTUPS NEED TO KNOW (November 5, 2015) Experts discussed important factors that founders should be aware of to build and scale their business from a legal, financial, human resources and marketing perspective.


  • 20151105_185924Lenore Kantor, Chief Launch Officer of Launch Warrior, business positioning and go-to-market strategies
  • Lee Schneider, Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton, law firm
  • Jeffrey Glick, Founder, StartUup, outsourced CFO
  • Eric Richmond, Sales Consultant, TriNet, human resources solutions
  • Moderator: Lisa Seim, Principal, Strategic Exchanges Innovative Markets,


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WHY YOUR BRAND MATTERS (July 23, 2015) Be thoughtful about building and protecting your brand.


Sponsor: Wiggin Dana logo

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HOW TO ENTER A NEW MARKET THE RIGHT WAY (March 25, 2015) Global marketing experts discuss the keys to successful launch and digital marketing strategies.


Co-Sponsor: line btwn

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WHAT’S YOUR STORY? THE POWER OF NARRATIVE (November 5, 2014) Storytelling creates engagement and connection which can drive stakeholder adoption and buy-in.


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SHOW ME THE MONEY – FUNDING NOW (July 23, 2014) Fintech startups discussed new bitcoin technology and equity crowdfunding driving market changes.


Attendee Feedback:

“Let me know when the next event is happening, I will definitely be there.” EV, Attorney and Business Owner

“I hadn’t realized the potential implications of how these technologies could work together – this was really interesting.” RM, Advertising & Branding Executive


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GROWTH COMPANIES – WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO LAUNCH A NEW BRAND? (April 21, 2014) Experts share their experience running and building startups.


Attendee Feedback:

“Congratulations on such a successful event, and thank you for introducing me around! It was terrific to hear and learn from such a dynamic successful panel.” M Dolan, Business Owner

“That was a great session – lively, informative and thought provoking. It was great to see such a good turnout. I’m looking forward to the next one!” J Ewen, Advertising & Branding Executive

“Thanks so much for hosting the fantastic LaunchTalks event. I enjoyed listening to the speaking lineup that you had in place, as well as catching up with the other attendees. I’m looking forward to attending in the future.” M Brady, Marketing Director, PR Agency


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