I love working with passionate entrepreneurs. My areas of focus are consumer products and digital media. A champion of women founders, I'm committed to diversifying the startup landscape and advising early-stage companies that deserve to be heard.  Got a game-changing idea that you want to share with me? Shoot me a note. Need a template to create a pitch deck? Click here.

 

Levo is a social good startup designed to elevate young women in the workforce by providing the career resources needed to achieve success.  Founders: Caroline Ghosn and Amanda Pouchot

Levo is a social good startup designed to elevate young women in the workforce by providing the career resources needed to achieve success. 

Founders: Caroline Ghosn and Amanda Pouchot

weeSpring is a social shopping platform for new and expecting parents fueled by advice and reviews from friends.   Founders: Allyson Downey, Jack Downey and Melissa Post

weeSpring is a social shopping platform for new and expecting parents fueled by advice and reviews from friends.  

Founders: Allyson Downey, Jack Downey and Melissa Post

Born in Brooklyn, Phin & Phebes makes delicious, all-natural ice cream in seven unique flavors. Founders: Jess Eddy & Crista Freeman

Born in Brooklyn, Phin & Phebes makes delicious, all-natural ice cream in seven unique flavors.

Founders: Jess Eddy & Crista Freeman

Mogul is a technology platform that enables women worldwide to share ideas and solicit advice.   Founder: Tiffany Pham

Mogul is a technology platform that enables women worldwide to share ideas and solicit advice.  

Founder: Tiffany Pham

Gem&Bolt is known for its distinct brand of small batch, fair-trade Mezcal, made in Oaxaca and distilled with Damiana.  Founders: AdrinAdrina and Elliott Coon

Gem&Bolt is known for its distinct brand of small batch, fair-trade Mezcal, made in Oaxaca and distilled with Damiana. 

Founders: AdrinAdrina and Elliott Coon

Hintd is a user-generated platform that lets you share what you like with the people who'd like to know.  Founder: Lucy Danziger

Hintd is a user-generated platform that lets you share what you like with the people who'd like to know. 

Founder: Lucy Danziger

The Meditation Studio app features over 250 un-complicated and engaging guided meditations.  Founders: Cyd Crouse and Patricia Karpas

The Meditation Studio app features over 250 un-complicated and engaging guided meditations. 

Founders: Cyd Crouse and Patricia Karpas

ZADY ("The Whole Foods of Fashion") is a shopping platform and lifestyle destination for consumers who care about the origins of the items they purchase.  Founders: Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bédat

ZADY ("The Whole Foods of Fashion") is a shopping platform and lifestyle destination for consumers who care about the origins of the items they purchase. 

Founders: Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bédat

HelloGiggles is a positive lifestyle website covering pop culture, love, friendship, style, beauty, crafting projects and more. Founders: Zooey Deschanel, Sophia Rossi and Molly McAleer

HelloGiggles is a positive lifestyle website covering pop culture, love, friendship, style, beauty, crafting projects and more.

Founders: Zooey Deschanel, Sophia Rossi and Molly McAleer

The Females Founders Fund is one of the few seed funds created with the specific purpose of investing in startups with female founders.  Founder: Anu Duggal

The Females Founders Fund is one of the few seed funds created with the specific purpose of investing in startups with female founders. 

Founder: Anu Duggal

The Wing is an offline destination for women on their way. Founders: Audrey Hannah Gelman  and Lauren Kassan

The Wing is an offline destination for women on their way.

Founders: Audrey Hannah Gelman  and Lauren Kassan

Spotted is a platform that executes digital ad campaigns that showcase celebrities "spotted" interacting with their brands. Founders: Janet Comenos and Dana Lampert

Spotted is a platform that executes digital ad campaigns that showcase celebrities "spotted" interacting with their brands.

Founders: Janet Comenos and Dana Lampert

Werk is an online talent platform that pairs women with flexible work opportunities from top companies. Founders: Anna Auerbach and Annie Dean

Werk is an online talent platform that pairs women with flexible work opportunities from top companies.

Founders: Anna Auerbach and Annie Dean

Skura Style offers a subscription service for high-performance, beautifully designed sponges. Founders: Alison Adler Matz and Linda Sawyer 

Skura Style offers a subscription service for high-performance, beautifully designed sponges.

Founders: Alison Adler Matz and Linda Sawyer 

Hullabalu is an independent media company creating the next generation of stories for kids with quality apps, engaging characters, original games, and narrative innovation. Founder: Suzanne Xie

Hullabalu is an independent media company creating the next generation of stories for kids with quality apps, engaging characters, original games, and narrative innovation.

Founder: Suzanne Xie

Return Path is the global leader in email intelligence, providing solutions that maximize the performance of email. Founders: Matt Blumberg, George Bilbrey, and Jack Sinclair

Return Path is the global leader in email intelligence, providing solutions that maximize the performance of email.

Founders: Matt Blumberg, George Bilbrey, and Jack Sinclair

Greatist covers all things healthy, providing the most trusted and fun fitness, health and happiness content on the web.  Founder: Derek Flanzraich

Greatist covers all things healthy, providing the most trusted and fun fitness, health and happiness content on the web. 

Founder: Derek Flanzraich

Knowsy provides smart, short videos that help you know it all.   Founder: Alisa Volkman

Knowsy provides smart, short videos that help you know it all.  

Founder: Alisa Volkman

Girl Starter is a revolutionary trans-media entertainment company that promotes the next generation of female business leaders.  Founders: Dani Davis and Jeannine Shao-Collins

Girl Starter is a revolutionary trans-media entertainment company that promotes the next generation of female business leaders. 

Founders: Dani Davis and Jeannine Shao-Collins

Swaay is a digital publication that harnesses the style and glamour of today's business-minded women.      Founder: Iman Oubou

Swaay is a digital publication that harnesses the style and glamour of today's business-minded women.     

Founder: Iman Oubou

Heymama is a curated community for founders, creatives and entrepreneurial mamas. Founders: Katya Libin and Amri Kibbler

Heymama is a curated community for founders, creatives and entrepreneurial mamas.

Founders: Katya Libin and Amri Kibbler


CAUSES

I'm proud to support these organizations that are working to empower women and girls around the world.  

Project Entrepreneur ignites bold ideas by providing women with the resources and networks needed to build scalable companies.  Take action: Apply to the program. 

Project Entrepreneur ignites bold ideas by providing women with the resources and networks needed to build scalable companies. 

Take action: Apply to the program. 

Women inPower is a cross-sector fellowship designed to help high-potential women advance to the next stage of their career.  Take action: Nominate a fellow or join the mailing list. 

Women inPower is a cross-sector fellowship designed to help high-potential women advance to the next stage of their career. 

Take action: Nominate a fellow or join the mailing list. 

WomenOne advocates for the power of ONE educated girl to transform her life, inspire a community, and change the world. Take action: Donate now.

WomenOne advocates for the power of ONE educated girl to transform her life, inspire a community, and change the world.

Take action: Donate now.

TIA stands for "Today I Am" and teaches girls how to use words to strengthen their voices and pursue their dreams.  Take action: Join the movement. 

TIA stands for "Today I Am" and teaches girls how to use words to strengthen their voices and pursue their dreams. 

Take action: Join the movement. 

Global Giving gives social entrepreneurs and nonprofits a chance to raise money to improve their communities.  Take action: Give a gift card.

Global Giving gives social entrepreneurs and nonprofits a chance to raise money to improve their communities. 

Take action: Give a gift card.

Girl Be Heard is a theater company that brings global issues affecting girls center stage by empowering women to tell their stories. Take action: Book a show. 

Girl Be Heard is a theater company that brings global issues affecting girls center stage by empowering women to tell their stories.

Take action: Book a show