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 How to raise over 2.5M in crowdfunding by Zach Schleien, CEO & Co-founder of Filteroff (1)

Wed, Nov 02



How to raise over 2.5M in crowdfunding by Zach Schleien, CEO & Co-founder of Filteroff (1)

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Time & Location

Nov 02, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

COMPASS, Flatiron

About the Event

Speakers: Zach Schleien | CEO & Co-founder of Filteroff

Date & Time: Tuesday, September 20th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Topic: How to raise over 2.5M in crowdfunding

Place: Tribeca Social

Address : 6 Murray Street, New York, NY 10007

Limited seats available

We’re thrilled to invite you to an evening with Zach Schleien CEO & Co-founder of Filteroff, Filteroff has been featured in New York Times, and BBC. We’ll kick-off with a reception with one complimentary drink and snacks, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A regarding How to raise over 2.5M in crowdfunding, also we will chat about the dating scene in NYC as well! We will have a game and the winners get a prize! Skills to learn :

  • How to raise over 2.4M in crowdfunding
  • How to start a startup
  • The Secret to be Featured on Major Publications & Press Media

The Agenda:

  • 6:30-7:30pm: Welcome reception & snacks
  • 7:30-8:30pm : Talk / Q&A
  • 8:30-9:30pm : Closing reception

About our panelists:

Zach Schleien is the CEO & Co-founder of Filteroff. Filteroff has been featured in New York Times, and BBC.  He started his online dating career by launching Top Romp, a dating publication that covered dating hacks and apps for the modern dater. After selling the blog he launched Hinge’s subreddit.  Zach pursued his Masters in Information Management from Syracuse University and then joined Johnson & Johnson as a Product Analyst. At Johnson & Johnson, he built a number of online communities.  He launched Filteroff as a way to meet people, not profiles. Filteroff has now raised $2.5M from a Fortune 500 company and has run over 14K virtual speed dating events as well as in-person singles events for a variety of communities.  Zach’s passions lie in technology, health, and creating authentic connections. When he is not working, Zach loves to travel the world, listen to podcasts, and work out.


Filteroff is a video dating app that offers virtual and in-person dating events.

Moderator: Cindy Chen

Cindy Chen is an associate broker at Compass based in New York City. With near a decade of experience, Cindy has helped numerous happy clients sell, buy, and rent their homes and achieve their goals in real estate. She was ranked as top 1.5% real estate agent in the Nation by RealTrends in 2022 and mentioned in publications such as Apartment Therapy ,and Brick Underground etc. Prior to real estate, Cindy worked as a research scientist in AstraZeneca after graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health with a master’s degree in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and certificate in vaccine policy and management. Outside of real estate, Cindy enjoys traveling, playing tennis, making cocktails, and exploring New York City fun events.

Compass is a real estate company which builds the first modern real estate platform, pairing the industry’s top talent with technology to make the search and sell experience intelligent and seamless.

Sponsor : Cindy Chen by COMPASS

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