Mr. Yudewitz is a seasoned entrepreneur who has grown businesses in a variety of sectors over the past 18 years. After graduating from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management, Uri began a career in real estate. In 2009, Uri led the business development efforts for a boutique law firm which rapidly grew to become what is now the 4th largest firm in Florida. With the growth of the firm, Uri was selected to manage the operations for two spin-off companies that provided services to the legal community, building them from the ground up.
In 2012, Uri shifted into the startup technology space as VP Business Development for Payair, a mobile payment company. Through a collaborative partnership, Uri introduced Payair to InteQ, a leader in the loyalty and rewards industry. Through this connection, Uri was chosen as VP Business Development and Sales for SpringBIG, a startup founded by InteQ's CEO. In this role, Uri built the sales platform from scratch, managed the sales team and created a partnership and white label program.
Seeing a tremendous demand, Uri established Strategy Blast LLC, a consulting firm for startups and brands looking to scale and DeckSmarter LLC, an agency that prepares startups for funding. In these roles, Uri has taken advisory positions with disruptive technology startups and growing brands to assist with pitch decks, partnerships and business development deals.