I love working with passionate entrepreneurs. My areas of focus are consumer products, innovative community models 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.   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. 

Founders: Caroline Ghosn and Amanda Pouchot

 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.    Founders:   A  drinAdrina  and Elliott Coon

Gem&Bolt is known for its distinct brand of small batch, fair-trade Mezcal. 

Founders: AdrinAdrina and Elliott Coon

 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

 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

 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

 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

 Hullabalu is an independent media company creating the next generation of stories for kids..  Founder:  Suzanne Xie

Hullabalu is an independent media company creating the next generation of stories for kids..

Founder: Suzanne Xie

 The Wing is a network of community and co-working spaces designed for women.  Founders:  Audrey Hannah Gelman   and  Lauren Kassan

The Wing is a network of community and co-working spaces designed for women.

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

 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

 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 

 Feinstein’s/54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club, offers an unforgettable New York nightlife experience.    

Feinstein’s/54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club, offers an unforgettable New York nightlife experience. 

 

 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

 Greatist provides the most trusted and fun fitness, health and happiness content on the web.  Founder:  Derek Flanzraich

Greatist provides the most trusted and fun fitness, health and happiness content on the web.

Founder: Derek Flanzraich

 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

 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

 Knowsy educates, inspires and entertains viewers by creating smart and short videos that help you know it all  Founder:  Alisa Volkman

Knowsy educates, inspires and entertains viewers by creating smart and short videos that help you know it all

Founder: Alisa Volkman

 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.  

 Rent the Runway's  Project Entrepreneur  ignites bold ideas by providing women with resources to build scalable companies.    Take action: Apply to the program. 

Rent the Runway's Project Entrepreneur ignites bold ideas by providing women with resources 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. 

  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