Paperless Post and STELLAService are friends of Founders Workbench and winners of the inaugural Take the H.E.L.M. competition. The competition, run by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and funded by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, awarded five tech startups and fledgling companies $250,000 each to expand their operations in Lower Manhattan.
In the video below, Paperless Post founders James Hirschfeld and Alexa Hirschfeld and STELLAService founder Jordy Leiser discuss the H.E.L.M. competition, moving to Lower Manhattan, and the startup scene in New York City.