Episode 109: UrbanSitter.com co-Founder & CEO Lynn Perkins – VC Funded Entrepreneur, Mom, Parent/Sitter Matchmaker

Episode 109: Lynn Perkins of UrbanSitter Connects Parents and Babysitters through Social Connections - BizChix.comLynn Perkins is CEO and co-founder of UrbanSitter, a mobile and online service that connects parents and babysitters through social connections. Launched in 2011, Lynn led the company from notion to national marketplace in less than a year.

A startup veteran, Lynn offers more than 15 years of experience marketing and selling to Gen X and Gen Y. Prior to founding UrbanSitter, Lynn served as founder and CEO of Xuny.com (zuny)  and VP of Business Development at Bridgepath.com. At companies like Gap Inc., LaSalle Partners and Joie de Vivre (jwa de vie) Hospitality, Lynn gained extensive business and transaction experience.

Lynn is a frequent speaker on topics like entrepreneurship, technology, women-led business and childcare. She is also the proud mom of three children and a graduate of Stanford University.

Lynn-Perkins with Sons from Lynn with her sons from Episode 109: Lynn Perkins of UrbanSitter Connects Parents and Babysitters through Social Connections - BizChix.com

Lynn with sons

Inside This Episode

  • Motivational Quote

 "Leap and the net will appear." from Episode 109: Lynn Perkins of UrbanSitter Connects Parents and Babysitters through Social Connections - BizChix.com

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Comments

  1. I really enjoyed hearing the technical ways and people that were involved in Lynn getting her busy going. So much must happen that people don’t realize. I’ve done PM for application development and if you have the right team it makes a world of difference.
    Thanks, Natalie.

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