We’re highlighting three successful entrepreneurs that designed, launched and are currently running their company. Come learn the successes, pitfalls, and stories that helped them on their trek to building and running their companies.



Kim Ramirez

Co-founder & CEO, Factsumo

Kim Ramirez is an entrepreneur and former finance executive. She spent nearly two decades on the finance side of business – complete with an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management – before striking out with her brother to launch FactSumo in 2013. To help product-minded entrepreneurs, Kim blogs about startup finance and accounting matters at FacingTheNumbers.

Maureen Rinkunas

Platform Director, Dreamit

Maureen (Moe) Rinkunas is Platform Director for Dreamit, where she crafts the experience for startups participating in Dreamit’s accelerator cohorts. Over the past 15 years, Moe has worked with hundreds of teams at organizations of all sizes from startups to Fortune 500 companies to help them take ideas from conception to market. Most of her career has been focused on the health and education verticals, with a passion for helping bring disruptive technologies into these markets. Outside of work, she is a fan of maker fairs and startup weekends and was part of a non-profit that began after taking the top prize at Lehigh Valley Startup Weekend in 2013. She has both a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering as well as an MBA, all from Lehigh University.

Nate Matherson


Nate Matherson is the Co-Founder and CEO of LendEDU. LendEDU is a marketplace for student loans and student loan refinancing. Nate started LendEDU with Matt Lenhard while a student at the University of Delaware. Nate participated in both the Iowa Startup Accelerator and Y Combinator with LendEDU. At LendEDU, Nate oversees content marketing, business development, partnerships, and finance. Nate grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, but now lives in Hoboken NJ.