It’s the team, stupid: Vestwell’s new $30MM the result of constant leveling up

When I look at Aaron’s success at driving a fast growing company in the three years since we first invested, I would say that while his incredible depth of industry knowledge and relationships is the easy answer to a question of the secrets to his success, his early epiphany about the importance of a relentless focus on leveling up his org has been as critical as anything.

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A Team-building Talk with Vestwell’s Aaron Schumm

We recently sat down with Vestwell CEO Aaron Schumm to talk about this exciting news and the recent growth of his team. A repeat founder, Aaron has been around the block when it comes to team-building, recruitment and fostering a sense of culture within a startup. Here, he reflects on past successes and challenges in those areas and offers some helpful tips to founders who are thinking of the best ways to build their own organization.

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Cat Hernandez
Highlights from Primary's NYC Summit

We're still reeling from the excitement of our NYC Summit, which attracted over 300 of the country's leading venture capitalists and 250 of the finest entrepreneurs our city has to offer. It was a thrilling and humbling event, with an incredible energy that can only come from gathering a world-class group of people around a collective mission.

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EventsNaomi Newman
Expanding the Primary Family

Last week we had the pleasure of announcing from the stage at the Summit that Steve Schlafman, who in June joined our team as a part-time Venture Partner, has shifted to a full-time Partner role.

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Brad Svrluga
Celebrating NYC Tech, Primary-style

We’re having trouble containing our excitement for next week’s Summit, on October 3-4, which will feature panel discussions led by VCs, presentations from NYC’s most exciting startups, and unparalleled networking opportunities amongst the greatest group we could ever dream of assembling.

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EventsNaomi Newman