Brian Folmer

Brian is the founder of FirstLook, a subscription box full of emerging, high growth consumer brands for early-stage investors. Before starting FirstLook, he led BD & Strategic Partnerships at XRC Labs, International Operations at Victoria’s Secret, and founded a previous company through a technology startup accelerator in Cleveland. Brian believes…

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Oriana Turley

Oriana Turley is a mother, adventurer, nurse and founder of Medicine Mountain Scrub Company LLC. Her first week as a nurse she was disappointed she could not find functional performance workwear made with the strict ethical and sustainability standards important to her, and is so common in outdoor apparel. Now,…

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Ryan Haynes

Ryan Haynes is co-founder and CTO of Osmosis, a leading health education platform with an audience of millions of current & future clinicians as well as their patients and family members. Ryan started Osmosis with Shiv Gaglani when both were in medical school at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Ryan…

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Caroline Lee

Caroline Lee is the Co-founder of CocoSign, a company dedicated to electronic signature services. Caroline believes in the power of technology to transform workstyle for good and is committed to lead and adapt as a young ambitious entrepreneur. Where did the idea for CocoSign come from? The term CocoSign is…

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Brandon Ginsberg

Brandon Ginsberg is the CEO of ApparelMagic, the industry’s top apparel management software favored by multinational fashion brands and niche labels alike. Under Ginsberg’s leadership, ApparelMagic provides powerful end-to-end business solutions to apparel companies worldwide. Though Brandon Ginsberg is recognized today as a leading expert at the intersection of fashion…

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Martina Iwala

Demonstrated in all aspects of her being, Martina’s charming and inquisitive demeanor, paired with an innate sense of self-awareness, authenticates her progressive experience from FinCorp to entertainment to media production to social advocate. Of Nigerian & Cameroonian descent, Martina grew accustomed to the realities of being the product of immigrant…

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Madison Catania

Madison is the Co-Founder and CEO of Wildcast, a patent-pending podcast and guest networking platform that soft-launched in September 2020 as a streamlined way for those in the podcast industry to connect and collaborate. Prior to Co-Founding Wildcast, Madison led production at a podcast network, primarily producing top-charting pop culture…

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Nick Jaksa

Nick Jaksa is founder of Integrated Operations whose new Viral Defense division is focused on improving safety through the mitigation of the spread of germs and on trying to help attack the pandemic head on. The company’s unique disinfectant misting systems help improve safety while people are entering a building,…

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Matthew Manos

Called “crazy or genius” by Forbes, Matthew Manos is an author, educator, and entrepreneur. He is the Founder of verynice, a design strategy practice that gives half of its services away for free to nonprofit organizations. With clients including Apple, the American Heart Association, UNICEF, Disney, and Google, verynice’s work…

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Shelli Johnson

Shelli Johnson is the Founder and CEO of Start Where You Are Weight Loss, a program that allows you to eat what you want, lose weight, and keep it off. At her heaviest, Shelli weighed 304 pounds and wore a size 26. She used to be a chronic dieter who…

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