Our special guest on Rising Tide Startups is Frances Simowitz. Frances is the President and CEO of WEVE Acceleration. She is an expert in launching in the NYC startup scene and is currently the CEO and Managing Director of WEVE. Previous to WEVE, she has 10 years of experience in the startup ecosystem and helped establish and grow operations in multiple cities such as Boston, Chicago, DC and New York for startups like Sittercity, Startup Institute and now WEVE. She has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and has established one of the largest entrepreneurial communities in NYC through HackerNest. She also serves on the advisory board of Tech Day.