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Sean Adler


Denver, CO

Member Since August 2022


Data Science
Strategic Planning


Jack of all trades, master of some. Versatile leader, with a solid executive background in scaling and selling a $12.2M company I founded at 25. Expert at vetted networks like YEC, GLG, Guidepoint, AlphaSights, and Founder Institute. Published in numerous media outlets, including Forbes. My professional background is versatile across domains in startups and investments but is most concentrated in international tech startups, biotech, and fintech. This includes skills with public and private equity markets, data science and engineering, app development, biotech, fintech, and Mandarin Chinese. I am generally very busy, nevertheless, feel free to get in touch if you think we'd get along or if something about my profile speaks to you.

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There are ways to manage the unicorn that is your startup and utilize the "dark side" of equity markets.

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When you start a business, not only do you have to convince potential customers you can solve their particular problem, but you also have to convince them that your business can solve their problem better than any other company can. Differentiating yourself from your competition in this way is essential if you want to succeed in your niche and build a loyal following of customers. But what steps do you need to take to do so? Here, 12 business leaders from Young Entrepreneur Council share their insights on what new entrepreneurs should do when it comes to differentiating themselves from their competition and what steps they’ll need to take to ensure their success.

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If you're a new entrepreneur, an important task is ensuring that your business is compliant with all local, state and federal regulations. Some legal matters require immediate consideration, and you will want to address those issues as soon as possible. To help, Young Entrepreneur Council members share 10 essential tasks to handle right away when starting a business.


Here’s how to synergize competing exclusivity clauses for your private company within FINRA and SEC compliance.

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Obtaining an accurate valuation of your business isn’t just about determining how much your company is worth; it’s about figuring out where your business stands today and the potential it has for the future. In this way, accurately valuing your company is a vital first step in growing your business and bringing on board investors who can help you do just that. To ensure you’re taking the right approach with your valuation, consider this advice from the members of Young Entrepreneur Council. Below, they offer their top tips for determining your company’s valuation prior to fundraising and how doing so will set you up for future success.

11 Clear Signs It's Time to Cut Ties with a Vendor

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Maintaining good relationships with your vendors helps ensure that you consistently receive the goods and services you need and achieve mutually beneficial goals. But when the buyer-supplier relationship begins to sour for whatever reason, it may be best for your business to cut ties and move on. To help you determine whether it's time to seek out a new vendor partnership, 11 Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) members shared their insights on the following question:

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Company bio

GZI empowers investors with alternative financial data engineering. We provide users an immersive investment experience that gives them higher returns and reduced volatility. Our alternative data platform is based on the same trading data that either outperformed or was on par with leading hedge funds in 2020 and 2021 prior to offers to sell GZI at $12.2M in 2022. Request consultations through our partners at GLG, Guidepoint, and AlphaSights or directly via our app. Request documents and due diligence information from our investment banking and brokerage partners at Netcapital, Transworld, and Umergence.


Financial Services

Area of focus

Financial Services
Big Data

Company size

2 - 10

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