Date: May 26, 2021Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
May262021

Consumer Behavior Post-COVID: What do the Data Say? (virtual)

Wed, 6:00 PM TO 7:00 PM Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)
General PublicConsumer/Fashion

Description

Consumers have changed their spending, saving, and investing behaviors dramatically as a result of the pandemic. Drop leverages a unique view into $40B of real-time spend data and survey capabilities to uncover the what and why. Derrick Fung, CEO of Drop, will discuss what Drop has learned and what their data predicts about:
– Post-COVID consumer behavior
– The impact of the stimulus checks on consumer spend
– Usage of Buy Now Pay Later
– The rise of the retail investor
– Profiles of crypto consumers

Drop is an intelligent rewards platform built on real-time spend data. Users link their debit and credit cards to earn points for shopping at their favorite brands and engaging with surveys, games and contests. Drop’s direct relationship with members enables them to offer investors a safe and ethically sourced way to gain valuable insight into consumer’s spending.

Derrick Fung, CEO of Drop, is an entrepreneur and former foreign exchange trader. He is best known as the founder and CEO of Tunezy, a music company founded in Toronto, Ontario and now based in New York City. Tunezy was acquired in 2013 by SFX Entertainment.

Participants must register by NOON on May 25th to receive details on joining the discussion. The Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours before the event.

Please note that no refunds will be issued.

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Speaker

Derrick Fung

CEO of Drop Technologies

Derrick Fung, CEO of Drop, is an entrepreneur and former foreign exchange trader. He is best known as the founder and CEO of Tunezy, a music company founded in Toronto, Ontario and now based in New York City. Tunezy was acquired in 2013 by SFX Entertainment.

Moderator

Jeremy Baksht

Chief Growth Officer at Gourmet Growth

Jeremy Baksht, Chief Growth Officer of Gourmet Growth, a VC backed financial technology platform that offers capital-as-a-service to emerging SMBs. Jeremy previously led alternative data products at Bloomberg as well as co-founding or accelerating 3 FinTech Cos. Jeremy was a vice president at Citi in Global Industrials Investment Banking and is a seed investor at DataFrame Ventures. Jeremy has invested or advised 30+ companies in tech & data analytics.

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Date Time

Date: May 26, 2021Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location

Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)1460 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
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Price

  • 10 / Member/Member Guest (limit one)
  • 25 / General Public
  • Free / Patron Members (please contact programming@hbscny.org)
  • 20 / Alumni Non-Members

Attendees

Lockie Andrews, Christine Auh, Christine Auh, Lynn Barber, Clinton Buford, William Danner, Sally Durdan, Elizabeth Fairfax Brown, Valerie Gammage, MaryAnne Gucciardi, Julia Klimaszewska, Sergio Leymarie, Susan Liu, Barrie Moskowitz, David Teten, Siby Vadakekkara, Cynthia Vance, JINGJING ZHANG, Dirk Ziff

Organizer

David Teten, MBA '98, Founder, Versatile VC, (investor in Drop via HOF Capital and ff Venture Capital)

Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)

1460 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036