Lynn Perkins, CoFounder Urbansitter.com & Mompreneur

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Video interview with Lynn Perkins.  Lynn is co-founder of UrbanSitter.com, a service that enables parents and babysitters to connect online through Facebook and their existing networks. A startup veteran, Lynn offers more than 15 years of experience marketing and selling to Gen X and Gen Y.Prior to founding to UrbanSitter, Lynn served as founder and CEO of Xuny.com and VP of Business Development at Bridgepath.com. At companies like Gap Inc., LaSalle Partners and Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Lynn gained extensive business and transaction experience.  Lynn is also the proud mom of twin boys and a graduate of Stanford University.

Lynn speaks about how she set up UrbanSitter & how she achieved funding for her startup.  ‘Have a really good plan about how to tackle it!’  ‘It helped having a product & makes it an easier story to pitch!’ ‘Understand how you are going to expand your services!’

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