CATE HAN, THE FOUNDER OF HUDSON LAB SCHOOL AND CO-FOUNDER OF LEARNING PODS & STACEY SELTZER, PARTNER AT PREHYPE
Today on the podcast, Cate Han & Stacey Seltzer. Cate is the founder of Hudson Lab School and co-founder of Learning Pods. She has helped startups raise over $100M in early stage capital and worked with entrepreneurs to build company value through mentoring, strategic planning, practical problem solving, and fundraising. Cate began her career as a Quantitative Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein. She co-founded Launch Collective and set up the finances for Managed by Q. Cate is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Barnard College. Cate was inspired by Bayswater Maria Montessori School, High Tech High, Little Leaf and Portfolio School. She enjoys surfing, yoga and TED talks.
Stacey is a partner at Prehype, a group of entrepreneurs who help established companies and VC’s facilitate spin-outs, incubation and venture partnerships. Prehype runs programs for companies such as LEGO, Newscorp, Verizon, Kaplan and Coca-cola identifying new innovation and business opportunities and creating new adjacent businesses through a proprietary lean incubation process. A startup junkie, Stacey has also worked with numerous startups from Managed by Q to Barkbox, CuteCircuit, Joost and others. Stacey received an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor's degree from Brown University.