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Sweat Equity Connection, Inc.

World’s only market matching start-ups w/Exec’s & Consult’s seeking to work for portion of comp in equity, and interactive support services

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

SEC provides an interactive entrepreneurial community with the world's only marketplace matching early stage businesses with co-founders, managers and consultants seeking a portion of compensation in equity. Entrepreneurs also receive support services for launching and growing start-ups, including assistance on sweat equity compensation decisions and execution. Proprietary matching system utilizes diverse factors to create & rank best matches.


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    Kenneth Kwit

    Proven entrepreneur and former CEO of public and private companies including Sonoma Vineyards, Expressions, $100MM home furnishings bldr,, a PE backed marketer of wines, Post Tools ($30-million retailer) &, a $25MM marketer of furniture. He also served as VP & General Counsel at Norton Simon (Fortune-100 owner of McCall's, Canada Dry, Max Factor & Avis) & founded a successful 100-person NYC corporate law firm.

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    Robert Lyons
    VP Sales/Co-founder

    Executive with 30 years of experience leading divisions for Fortune 500 companies in the recruitment industry with Kelly Services and Olsten Services. Most recently at Kelly Services, created a new financial staffing brand & expanded it globally. Grew the business from 0 to over 50 offices in 15 countries, generating over $100M in sales. Also recognized as a thought leader on alternative workforce strategies & is frequently a guest speaker.

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    Nick Carone

    1989 Harvard graduate and member of the 1989 NCAA Ice Hockey champions. He is an entrepreneur & former Senior VP with New Motion (Atrinsic–Kazaa – NASDAQ: ATRN) where he grew subscriber based membership to 400K with $4.1MM in monthly revenues, former CMO at Metro Commerce (marketing firm serving Netflix & Schwan's), former VP of Marketing at LifeMinders (NASDAQ: LFMN) and founder of a NASCAR sponsorship-sales group


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    Jodee McGrath, TRIJEM Business Services, Inc

Previous Investors

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    Seed Round by Management and Service Providers