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Trustate Unveils First-of-its-kind Asset and Liability Tool for Trusts and Estates Professionals
Trustate’s newest tool leverages differentiated data from Equifax to give trusts and estates professionals full visibility into the decedent’s estate
How Much of Estate Administration Can be Automated?
David H. Lenok
Estate planning tech startup Trustate thinks it has the answer.
Trustate Founders on Estate Administration's 'Data Problem', Growing A Start-up During the Pandemic
Cassandre Coyer
Leah Del Percio just left DLA Piper to launch an estate settlement startup. Here’s how she knew it was time to go all in
By Stephen Babcock
Working with the executors who are closing out the estate of someone who died, Trustate's platform is "human-driven on the frontend, and then powered by tech on the backend."
In Her Own Words: The pandemic is only Leah Del Percio’s most recent crisis. Still she thrives.
Ellen Sherberg
As our communities struggle to open, women across America see their lives becoming more complicated as they juggle responsibilities at home and at work (which is often still at home), caring for coworkers, customers and family. For Leah Del Percio crisis has become a way of life.
Podcast: Estate Administration Pitfalls | What Happens After You Die?
Off the Wall
We spend a lot of time talking about creating a trust and estate plan, but what happens after the plan goes into effect, and how does it get administered?
Trustate selected as a Fire Awards Honoree
Lauren Coffey
Trustate is proud to announce we have been selected as a Tampa Bay Fire Awards Honoree for 2021.
Trustate selected for Startup of the Year Competition
Cheryl Rogers
“We are very excited to be named a [semi]finalist in Startup of the Year and honored to be among such an amazing group of founders and innovative companies. We are also thrilled to see Startup of the Year come to Tampa, a community that has welcomed us with open arms since moving our business here in early 2021,” says Co-Founder and COO Tara Faquir. “We hope this event is an opportunity for other founders to experience the vibrant Tampa tech scene."
Trustate Nominated as Emerging Tech Company of the Year!
Veronica Brezina
We are pleased to announce that we have been nominated as Emerging Tech Company of the Year by Tampa Bay Tech.
Leah Del Percio speaks on an Executor's Guide to a Stress Free Estate Administration
Retreat & Learn
Trustate's CEO, Leah Del Percio, shares what an Executor of an estate is responsible for and how to work through the process quickly, correctly and with less stress in this exclusive interview with Retreat & Learn.
Trustate Selected as one of Five Women-Led Startups Selected for BMO Harris Bank and 1871 WMN•FINtech Program
BMO Harris Bank Press Release
Losing a loved one is hard enough. The administrative work that comes along with it shouldn’t be. Trustate is an end-to-end estate administration service that uses “tech + touch” to help people quickly and efficiently settle the estate of a deceased loved one. In addition to full estate settlement services, Trustate’s digital products include “estate prep” tools to guide families in the creation, management and organization of their estate.
Leah Del Percio & Tara Faquir of Trustate: “Don’t oversell” - Interview with Thrive Global
Candice Georgiadis
As a part of our series about women who are shaking things up in their industry, I had the pleasure of interviewing Leah Del Percio & Tara Faquir of Trustate Leah Del Percio and Tara Faquir met in college and have both had successful careers respectively. They have joined forces to help families through the challenges and stress of administering a loved one’s estate once they have passed on. Their unique service marries technology and human empathy through this often challenging time.
Podcast: Understanding Estate Preparation in Simple Terms
Boomers Today
Tara Faquir is Co-Founder and COO of Trustate. Tara earned her B.S. in economics from the University of Miami and her M.B.A. from Fox School of Business at Temple University. Tara has spent the past decade working at a variety of companies from Fortune 500s to Billion-dollar start-ups and with her she brings to Trustate a deep understanding of sales, operations, and team management along with a passion for learning and entrepreneurship.
Podcast: Leah Del Percio Founder of Trustate Shares on The Mompreneur Model on WoMRadio
World of Mom Radio
Leah Del Percio is the founder and CEO of Trustate, a nationwide tech-enabled services platform making the estate settlement process more efficient and less draining, both financially and emotionally.
Podcast: What Comes Next: Understanding the Legal Process After a Loved One Dies
Don't Retire...Graduate Podcast
Eric is joined by Tara Faquir and Leah Del Percio to talk about the legal and administrative processes that people go through after a loved one dies, and the ways they can save money during these processes.
Trustate Recognized as a Top Ten Tech Company to Watch in 2021
By Stephen Babcock
Mentoring Through Challenging Times: Sometimes you have to care but not too much
Ellen Sherberg
Mentoring matters all the time but during this year of being socially distanced, we look for advice and support more than ever. Tara Faquir advises we need to give ourselves and our concerns a big dose of perspective.
Podcast: Being a lawyer, an entrepreneur, and a mom with Leah Del Percio
Fit to Practice with Angela Han
Leah talks with Angela Han and shares how she juggled all the roles she had to fill in her life.
DLA Piper Alumni Estate Lawyer Launches Trustate, a Startup Designed to Ease the Burden of Executors Tasked with Settling an Estate
By Leah Del Percio
Experienced estate attorney Leah Del Percio has launched a tech-enabled services platform to make the estate settlement process more efficient and less draining, both financially and emotionally.
The Big Question for 2021
NJ Biz
"The big question for 2021: Political change complicates the planning process for businesses, individuals and families," in this article, Steven Loeb explores President-Elect Biden's tax policy proposals, as well as proactive wealth preservation strategies and measures taxpayers should consider this year-end.
Leah Del Percio and Tara Faquir have long supported each other in their careers. Now they’re cofounders
By Stephen Babcock
Faquir recently joined Trustate to lead operations. Sixteen years after meeting, she and Del Percio are teaming to build a business, and extend a culture of support to others.
Why a DLA Piper Attorney Quit Big Law to Launch an Estate Administration Startup
By Victoria Hudgins
Trust and estate planning are in need of some tech disruption says former Big Law associate Leah Del Percio. She's backing up her market observation with action: Del Percio traded in her associate title at DLA Piper to become a legal tech entrepreneur.
Trustate, a new startup launched by an ex-DLA Piper attorney, is looking to disrupt a key part of an 'inefficient' $194 billion industry...
By Yoonji Han
Leah Del Percio left her BigLaw job to launched Trustate, a startup uses tech to help families and institutions with estate administration.
Trustate Bolsters Executive Team, Appoints Tara Faquir as Chief Operating Officer
By Leah Del Percio
Experienced estate attorney Leah Del Percio has launched a tech-enabled services platform to make the estate settlement process more efficient and less draining, both financially and emotionally.
Industry insiders say these are the 17 must-read books for aspiring lawyers and young attorneys
By Yoonji Han
Business Insider asked attorneys and legal recruiters for the books they recommend people read to advance their career and develop the skills needed to succeed in law.
Mentoring Through Challenging Times: Look for those golden nuggets and have a plan
By Ellen Sherberg
When more than 8,000 women across America met in 42 cities to celebrate Mentoring Monday, they shared advice on how to progress in a much different environment than what we know today.
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