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Once walked the entire 500-mile Camino de Santiago, an ancient Christian pilgrimage which starts in the French Pyrenees mountains and ends in Santiago de Compostela, in northwestern Spain.
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Founder & CEO of Carepass, the world's first online marketplace for drop-in child care. Before starting Carepass, Tony was Cofounder & CEO of PE-Nexus, the first private market network for the mid-market mergers & acquisitions industry. Prior to that, he was vice president of investment banking at Cross Keys Capital, a boutique mergers & acquisitions advisory firm. Tony received his Bachelor of Science in Finance, as well as his MBA, from the University of Florida's Warrington College of Business. His hobbies include sailing, cooking, and spending time with his two daughters.
Hi Kelly, I thoroughly enjoyed reading your submission and think that the potential opportunity here is vast. Quick question: while I understand that, pretty much by definition, FFN falls outside of ECE, what are the disadvantages - other than cash outlay and regulatory red tape - for an FFN care provider to attain something akin to a 'family child care' license?
I ask because our own submission focuses on creating a network of already-existing, licensed ECE centers, and connecting their unused capacity with parents seeking backup care as easily as making a restaurant reservation on OpenTable. In short, were it not for the matter of the license (or lack thereof), some form of strategic partnership could make a lot of sense.