Co-founder and CEO, Payr
Nick Stanoszek has vast experience in entrepreneurship,business development, and technology. Nick's experience stems from Big 4 consulting (PwC and Deloitte) as well as being involved in technology start-ups and other small businesses in the past 7+ years.
As a member of Big 4 consulting, Nick helped implement major ERP systems at Fortune 100 companies, develop approaches to automated controls, as well as assisting with strategic controls integration and compliance strategy at up-and-coming IPOs, including his most recent project at Twitter.
Nick's knowledge has also grown through angel investing over the last several years. Nick is involved in two Ohio-based small businesses, where he has assisted with business plans, business strategy, revenue models, competitive analysis, marketing, etc. These companies include Cincinnati-based nutrition company, Infinit Nutrition, which uses it's patented Osmoality process to create custom-blended nutrition and Cleveland-based Skin Deep Enterprises, which is the #1 salon (tanning and laser hair removal) in NE Ohio after 2.5 years in business.
Nick is also a board member and Executive Director of Cleveland-based foundation, Eleonore Rocks, which is a 501(c)(3) foundation developed around assisting terminally ill children and their families. The foundation is based around small donations to support these families, but also assists with the bonding experience by donating high-end rocking chairs to NICUs and PICUs around the country. To date, Eleonore Rocks has donated over 320 rocking chairs and raised over $400,000 since 2009.
Currently, as Co-founder & CEO of Payr and Simplicity POS, Ohio-based tech start-ups that allow users to open, pay & split their restaurant/bar tabs (among other things) via their phone, Nick has built the company from the ground up and has worked through various aspects of the company, including development, business planning, and fundraising proposals. Simplicity POS has developed a patent-pending API functionality that seamlessly connects a POS system to the cloud to allow for easy communication with Payr's front-end application and also makes use of iBeacon technology for close-proximity transactions. Payr/Simplicity will be launching in Cleveland and Columbus in Spring 2014.
In his spare time, Nick enjoys competing in triathlons, spending time with family, and flying back and forth to San Francisco. Nick is a graduate of 2006, majored in MIS & Finance, and was a member of the boxing and water polo clubs while a student.