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Women Exceed ShopTalk 6 with CEO of SoulCycle

On Monday, August 14th at the Sitt home in Deal, New Jersey, Exceed hosted its annual Women Exceed event. The brunch celebrated female entrepreneurship with lessons and inspiration offered by an impressive cast of entrepreneurs and artists including SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan.

Writer Sophia Franco opened the event with a perfect summation of the day. “Today is about being inspired, gathering knowledge, connecting and networking.” After inviting everyone in attendance to become members of Read More

Exceed Tech 2017

On Sunday, August 13th in Deal, New Jersey, Exceed Network hosted Exceed Tech 2017. Sponsored by IDB Bank and hosted by the Kassin family, over 200 people showed up for a sunny morning on the beach filled with food, fun, industry panelists, keynote speakers and words of encouragement for entrepreneurs of all stripes. Isaac Kassin, cofounder of Exeq, an investment and money management application for millennials, kicked off the event with excitement and positivity. As host and cosponsor of Read More

Boardroom Series with Rafi Chemtob

On July 24th, Exceed Network held another well attended and highly informative Boardroom Series event. From Wholesale To E-tail was hosted by Rafi Chemtob, founder and CEO of Blue Cherry Group, a premier digital marketing agency located in New York City. Topics included how to start and grow a ‘business to consumer’ marketing division, why adding this B2C component is so important, as well as what tools one needs to launch and sustain this integral part of a modern business.

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Boardroom Series with Albert Laboz

On June 13, Albert Laboz taught Exceed Network and its members the art of the deal. In his Boardroom Series event, The Art Of The Deal: How To Win Friends And Influence People, Mr. Laboz, Principal at United American Land, discussed how to create relationships that guarantee success, how to do business with friends, as well as how to build strong, lasting relationships with business associates and friends alike.   Mr. Laboz jumped right in by stating that his business, real estate, Read More

Conversation with an Industry Leader: Jeffrey M. Solomon

On April 3rd 2017, a collaboration with Exceed Network, UJA, and the Sephardic Community Center brought together more than forty young Sephardic community members to learn from Wall Street leader Jeffrey M. Solomon, President of Cowen, as he discussed business and philanthropy. This program was the third in a series of briefings by industry leaders. It brought together young business professionals at Cowen’s conference room.

Mr. Solomon spoke about his career starting as a young apprentice Read More

Exceed Network 'Under 30' Features Elizabeth Sutton

Self taught artist, Elizabeth Sutton, has made her mark on the New York pop art scene in only a little over a year. When asked why she started making art, she said it came from a practical place. “I wanted to be more intellectually challenged, financially independent and have something that is entirely my own.” Sutton, who graduated with honors from Baruch College with degrees in business administration and marketing, infuses her art with the same precision and character that Read More

Boardroom Series with Ikey Chera

The latest event in Exceed Network’s Boardroom Series was held on March 27th at Exceed’s offices located at WeWork 5th avenue. Titled How To Build And Expand Your Network, the event featured Isaac ‘Ikey’ Chera as the speaker. Chera is a principle at Crown Acquisitions, a commercial real estate investment firm that has operated for over eighty years. During the event, Chera discussed the importance of a robust business network and how to build it. Read More

Exceed Network Under 30 Spotlight: Laura and Michael Dweck of Basic Outfitters

Basic Outfitters is an online service that allows men to ‘Create-a-Drawer’ consisting of up to 19 basics including socks, underwear, t-shirts and sweatpants for only $60. Exceed recently interviewed Michael Dweck, who cofounded the company with his wife Laura in 2015. Like so many great businesses, Basic Outfitters was born out of necessity.

After getting married in 2014, Michael and Laura moved into a small apartment in Manhattan. Laura, whose background is in the fashion industry, had Read More

EN Boardroom Series with Mark Adjmi and Allan Levy

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Exceed Network is proud to announce the Boardroom Series, designed to engage and inform Exceed members and other entrepreneurs in a relaxed, informal setting. Within these seminars of interactive talks and events hosted by seasoned business owners and entrepreneurs, speakers discuss all types of industries and business related topics including marketing, data analytics, finance, real estate, computer programming, fashion, branding and much more. To kick the series off, Read More