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July
16, 2020

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Some of the most successful companies are starting in a downturn. Mark your calendars to learn how such a guide did it after being fired from Wall Street in the wake of the 2009 financial crash. This C-Suite leadership series is hosted by Jason Nazar, co-founder / CEO of Comparably, who is having a virtual fireside chat with Tim Chen, co-founder / CEO of NerdWallet – the informational website that helps consumers do the smartest Decisions on all personal finance issues. Chen founded the fintech company with just $ 800 and is now worth over $ 500 million with more than 150 million visitors a year to the website. The focus of the conversation is on practical advice for managers, personal life philosophies and guiding principles as well as the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs in today's landscape.

Other topics that are dealt with are:

The tools to start and grow a successful company What does it mean to ensure transparency in management? Maintaining a consistent vision as you scale a business Build the right teams and business-minded people Survive a market downturn

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Jason Nazar is a co-founder / CEO of Comparably, a leading workplace culture and compensation website that provides the most comprehensive and accurate representation of work in companies. Under his leadership, the online platform has collected more than 10 million employee reviews from 60,000 U.S. companies to become one of the most trusted third-party resources for job and salary data since its launch in 2016.

Tim Chen is a co-founder / CEO of NerdWallet, a website and app for consumer finance that is dedicated to the clarity of all financial decisions in life. Inspired by his own passion for personal finance, he came up with the idea for NerdWallet when his sister asked him for a credit card recommendation and he finally created an Excel spreadsheet based on hundreds of hours of research. Since then, Tim has defined NerdWallet's strategic vision and driven his growth from an Excel spreadsheet to a financial resource that provides actionable insights and bespoke recommendations on credit cards, credit scores, student loans, mortgages, auto insurance, and more every year Millions of people.

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