Firneo BD Roundtable on

Making the Leap: Jumping between Startups and Big Companies

hosted by Ashley Marchetta and Adam Gartenberg

Monday, July 15th - 12pm ET to 1:30pm ET

Ashley Marchetta

Ashley Marchetta

Adam Gartenberg

Adam Gartenberg

About the Event:

Join Ashley Marchetta, formerly an investment banking executive and now Director of Relocation at Triplemint and Adam Gartenberg, formerly head of business development at Vengo Labs and now Manager of Innovation and Marketing Partnerships at Uber, for lunch and a roundtable discussion on Transitioning Between Startups and Big Companies with peers from the Firneo BD community.

Topics for the group discussion include:

  • How to adapt to cultural and organizational differences at startups vs. big companies.

  • Managing up and working with leadership teams

  • Thinking about making career transitions between companies of all stages and sizes

Food will be available for purchase. This event will be limited to 6 attendees.

How to Participate:

1. Apply to join the live event

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2. Get a recap of the event’s insights

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