Jose Li (71lbs)

Miami
Venture Hive - 1010 NE 2nd Ave Miami, 33132
Nov. 11, 2014, 6 p.m.

About this event

Jose Li is an ambassador to South Florida's Startup Community and the Founder of 71lbs.com, a "set-and-forget" SaaS solution that automatically provides fast and free FedEx & UPS shipping refunds addressing the billions of dollars that are left unclaimed every year. Come hear how 71lbs -
  • Grew from zero to a few thousand customers by trying and testing various customer acquisition tactics and metrics
  • Built a seasoned Board of Directors and experienced Board of Advisors
  • Experienced the long and difficult journey from bootstrapping to fundraising
  • Was offered the first Miami Innovation Fund term sheet (and why he didn't take it)
  • Jose's thoughts on next chapters in growth and funding
 In addition to getting accepted to TechStars Chicago, 71lbs has raised capital from partners including -
  • New World Ventures
  • Tamiami Angels
  • OCA Ventures
  • Idea Fund Partners
Jose is no stranger to the press - Before starting 71lbs, Jose spent 15+ years on both sides of the shipping table: managing shipping/logistics for Jamba Juice, and running FedEx's Retail & eCommerce practice. His experience also entails Alibaba.com, Exxon Mobil, Goldman Sachs and he has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon.

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Jose Li (71lbs)

Jose Li

71lbs

Jose Li is an ambassador to South Florida's Startup Community and the Founder of 71lbs.com, a "set-and-forget" SaaS solution that automatically provides fast and free FedEx & UPS shipping refunds addressing the billions of dollars that are left unclaimed every year.

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When

Nov. 11, 2014
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where

Venture Hive
1010 NE 2nd Ave
33132 Miami

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Dr. Lascelle A. Sweetland

Dr. Lascelle A. Sweetland

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Joan Zhang

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