About this event
Join Startup Grind on December 9, 2014 from 5:30-8:30pm as we host Nate DaPore founder, President and CEO of PeopleMatter.
Come learn how Nate and his team are growing the world’s leading SaaS platform for hourly human resources management. Located right here in Charleston, PeopleMatter is an inspiration to all entrepreneurs and business owners.
PeopleMatter is a venture-backed company that has raised over $65 million to continue buildings its workforce management software that currently helps more than 42,000 service-industry locations thrive through better efficiency, engagement and customer satisfaction. Its complete set of mobile workforce solutions and business analytics tools connect processes, employees and customers in entirely new ways.
PeopleMatter boasts a broad array of customers including some of the world’s leading brands such as; Applebee’s, Holiday Inn, Jiffy Lube, Great Clips, Planet Fitness, Marriott, Subway, and many more.
Prior to starting PeopleMatter, Mr. DaPore was a principal at Battery Park Ventures focusing on investments in software companies in the healthcare and human resources space. Previous to BPV, he served as VP of Enterprise Sales at Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT), with consistent triple-digit, year-over-year growth, helping to grow the company from its days as a startup to the largest employer benefits software company in the US.
Mr. DaPore sits on the Board of Directors of the Charleston Digital Corridor, Youth Entrepreneurship of South Carolina (YESCarolina) and on the Board of Trustees of Hampden-Sydney College. He was a 2013 fellow for the American – Swiss Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland and appointed Economic Ambassador of South Carolina by Governor Nikki Haley in 2013. Nate is a private pilot, active in the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and mentors entrepreneurs for 500 Startups out of Mountain View, CA.