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21 Tips For Leading A Growing Company From FORBES’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups

[“21 Tips For Leading A Growing Company From FORBES’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups” originally appeared in Forbes and is written by Tanya Klich.] The founders and CEOs featured in Forbes’ second annual list of Next Billion-Dollar Startups have built rapidly-growing companies (some in just two or three years) while bringing groundbreaking solutions to market. Scott Crouch, founder of …

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Sometimes It Takes A Bagel

[“Sometimes It Takes A Bagel” originally appeared on PYMNTS.com and is written by Karen Webster.] Every innovator can point to something that stirred up their passions for changing the world and working 100 hours a week to make their vision a reality. For Tom Villante, Founder and CEO of YapStone, that was the Atkins diet. Almost two …

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Wealthfront Names YapStone a 2017 Career-Launching Company

For the second consecutive year, YapStone has been named on Wealthfront’s Career-Launching Companies List. To qualify, companies must be privately held, have a current revenue run rate between $20 million and $300 million and be on a trajectory to grow at a rate in excess of 50% over at least the next three or four …

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Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2016

[“Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2016″ originally appeared on Forbes and is written by Amy Feldman, Susan Adams, Alex Konrad, and Chloe Sorvino.] Startups are the spark that lights the engine of the U.S. economy. The most successful of them, companies like Airbnb, Uber, and Snapchat, change the way we live, travel and communicate. For Forbes’ second …

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How A Poker-Game Brainstorm Produced Fintech Startup YapStone And $235M In Revenue

[“How A Poker-Game Brainstorm Produced Fintech Startup YapStone And $235M In Revenue” originally appeared on Forbes and is written by Amy Feldman.] Back in 1999, Tom Villante, a former investment banker at S.G. Warburg and a partner at private-equity firm The Seidler Co., was sitting around with a few buddies playing poker and talking about …

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4 Key Ways to Market Yourself to Investors

[“4 Key Ways to Market Yourself to Investors” originally appeared on CIO and is written by Andre Bourque.] Entrepreneurs looking to raise capital are learning a universal lesson as of late: today’s investors want to see traction before they open their checkbooks. That is, they want to see that a business is already making money …

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5 Telling Virtues of a Billion Dollar Fintech Startup in the Making

[“5 Telling Virtues of a Billion Dollar Fintech Startup in the Making” originally appeared on The Huffington Post and is written by David Wither.] Emerging from the downturn of the financial crisis of 2008, financial institutions and banks and their respective industry, financial services, was ripe for disruption. As these companies emerged from the ashes …

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A Mindful Thought Leader: YapStone CEO Tom Villante gets Personal about his Brand

[“A Mindful Thought Leader: YapStone CEO Tom Villante gets Personal about his Brand” originally appeared in the Huffington Post and is written by Stacey Cohen.] In 1999, CEO and co-founder Tom Villante started YapStone with an ambitious goal: Converting pesky paper bills into online payments. Shortly after, YapStone debuted RentPayment — the first payment solution …

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YapStone Opens New International Headquarters in Drogheda

[“YapStone Opens New International Headquarters in Drogheda” originally appeared in Business World and is written by Robert McHugh.] YapStone have today announced the grand opening of its international headquarters at a new, 16,000 square-foot office in Drogheda, Ireland. Through a partnership with IDA Ireland, its official opening was officiated by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and …

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What It Takes To Build A Multi-Million-Dollar B2B Strategy

[“What It Takes To Build A Multi-Million-Dollar B2B Strategy” originally appeared on Forbes and is written by Larry Myler.] Every company comes with its own culture, strengths, needs, and priorities. This is good news in two ways: Because every prospective customer is different, you can grow your revenue by increasing your ability to understand and …

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YapStone Bolsters Product Team with Payments Industry Veteran, Bruce Dragt

Fintech leader looks to the future of payments as Bruce Dragt joins the company as SVP of Product. Walnut Creek, California (PRWEB)September 19, 2016 YapStone, a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets, today announced that Bruce Dragt has joined the company as Senior Vice President of …

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The Mill putting Drogheda on map as centre for innovation

[“The Mill putting Drogheda on map as centre for innovation” originally appeared on The Irish Times and is written by Olive Keogh.] In May 2014 the doors opened at The Mill, Drogheda’s purpose-built enterprise centre on the Newtown Link Road. What makes it somewhat different to other hubs is that The Mill is actively courting …

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Technology is finally changing the apartment rental experience

[“Technology is finally changing the apartment rental experience” originally appeared on TechCrunch and is written by Omri Barzilay.] The real estate rental market is a highly localized, relationship-based industry driven largely by individuals living and working in their own cities, causing many to acknowledge the longstanding difficulty of streamlining disruption to this market. In recent …

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11 Financial Companies Hiring Now

[“11 Financial Companies Hiring Now” originally appeared on glassdoor and is written by Amy Elisa Jackson.] In spite of Brexit and fluctuating markets, the financial sector is hiring at record levels. Don’t believe us? Glassdoor’s Chief Economist Andrew Chamberlain weighed in on this month’s jobs report and things are looking good. “[August’s] jobs report revealed a U.S. …

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4 Ways to Kick Into Hyper-Growth This Year

[“4 Ways to Kick Into Hyper-Growth This Year” originally appeared on Inc. and is written by Adam Fridman.] Every year around this time, the INC 5000 list comes out and our collective conversation turns to growth. And since the latest technology is always changing the way business is done and stories of other disruptors constantly …

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Fintech leader named by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Walnut Creek, California (PRWEB)August 18, 2016 Inc. Magazine announced the Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs. YapStone was ranked on the Inc. 5000 list for the 9th consecutive year. Only a …

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Five Tips For Scaling Your Company In Today’s Business Environment

[“Five Tips for Scaling Your Company In Today’s Business Environment” originally appeared on Forbes and is written by Abbi Whitaker.] Many entrepreneurs identify with Thomas Jefferson’s saying: “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” It’s a lovely sentiment and it might even be true in the early days of a startup. But if you …

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