Investor Connect Podcast

In this episode, Hall welcomes Dylan Penebre, CEO and investor of PointOS.

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PointOS is a restaurant management platform designed to help restaurants and bars operate more efficiently and profitably. PointOS stands out in the SaaS restaurant POS space by offering its entire platform at one competitive and all-inclusive rate.

The PointOS Platform combines optimized POS, cloud-based restaurant management features, payment processing, and online ordering to offer a complete solution that helps maximize restaurant profits. Their competitive monthly pay options and ultra-competitive processing rates make PointOS the most cost-effective and complete restaurant management platform out there.

Dylan has a background in go-to-market strategy and executive management, specifically focused on customer acquisition and revenue generation. He continues to operate in the payments and fintech space, where he brings this experience to his current role as CEO of PointOS.

Dylan speaks with Hall about how the company was formed, some of the challenges it has overcome, and what investors should know about the company.

You can visit PointOS at

Dylan can be contacted via LinkedIn at, and via email at  

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Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing.

For board meetings, it’s important to prepare properly.

Set the meeting schedule well in advance, such as a year.

Prepare documents far enough in advance so the members have time to read the materials and prepare for the meeting.

Use a standard format for the board package so the members can find things more easily.

Use the board package to give the status updates and focus the meeting on the key decisions to take.

Set up the meeting agenda to cover the most important topics first.

Include the company financials including cash position.

Include a slide deck for the talking points.

In crisis situations, you may need to call additional board meetings such as when the company runs out of cash unexpectedly or gets hit with a lawsuit.     

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