Business executives participate in DAFA's "Startup Night"

Executives of Byte, Venture Pad, EO Products, Urban Remedy, and Circuit Cubes were among six companies that presented at “Startup Night” hosted by the Dominican Accounting Finance Association on November 21 in Guzman Lecture Hall.

The student-driven event attracted about 50 people, the majority of them students in the Barowsky School of Business. It provided an opportunity to learn from professionals with real startup business experience.

The presenters included Byte Foods Account Executive -- and Dominican alum -- Christian Eilert-Olsen '16, Venture Pad President Chris Yalonis, Urban Remedy VP Katy Mooney, and Nate McDonald, CEO of TenkaLabs/Circuit Cubes. Also presenting will be Synergy Stax Managing Director Martin Szczepaniak and Dominican alum Yema Khalif '15 and '16 MBA, who is CEO and Founder of YEMA Sports Apparel.

Each company representative was seated at a table and discussed their business and were available to answer questions.

Free pizza and chicken bakes were served at the conclusion of the discussion period.

For more information, contact Joey Saad, DAFA student club president, at

November 16, 2016