CARAA

CARAA is a luxury athletic handbag brand based in New York City. Aaron Luo leads CARAA as the Chief Executive Officer. Aaron has more than 10 years of global managerial experience across corporate finance and operations with General Electric Company and is a serial entrepreneur within the Fashion industry. Born in Shanghai, China and raised in Madrid, Spain, Aaron is …

FINDMINE

FINDMINE is a SaaS technology that automates and personalizes merchandising for retailers and shoppers, innovating the manual process of curating window displays, endcaps, and online lookbooks. Founder Michelle Bacharach created the product team at Univision and through it launched apps and responsive websites that millions of people use. Prior to that she was in product management and strategy for startups …

Forge

Forge is an on­ demand, qualified workforce for retail outlets. Stacey Ferreira is the co-founder and CEO of Forge and is also the co­author of 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials Are Breaking Down Age Barriers and Changing the World. Previously, Stacey was the co-­founder of MySocialCloud, a platform for storing usernames and passwords whose investors include Sir Richard Branson …

Gleem & Co

Gleem & Co is an online luxury marketplace for buying and consigning designer jewelry and watches for up to 80% off retail. Nikki Lawrence (CEO) A proven leader in launching and building retail eCommerce businesses, as part of the 6-member launch team for Soap.com, Nikki grew Quidsi’s health and beauty vertical to a $60m business in year-one, culminating in its …

Natalia Allen

Natalia Allen offers beautiful seamless and sustainable clothes designed for modern women. Natalia Allen graduated from Parsons School of Design as Designer of the Year, a title she shares with Marc Jacobs. In 2005, Natalia founded Design Futurist, a design consulting firm that created innovative products for global brands like Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Dupont and P&G, before launching her …

QUINN

QUINN is an on-demand personal shopping and styling service. QUINN has been featured on ABC News and as part of Internet Week New York 2015. Diana Melencio has spent over 8 years in finance working and consulting with the world’s largest retail and consumer companies before co-founding QUINN. She is primarily responsible for retail partnerships, business development, and operations of …

Reigne Clothing

The true measure of a man. Timeless apparel in the pursuit of a new paradigm of fit. Kevin A. Flammia: Kevin graduated from Harvard Business School (MBA 2015) and University of Delaware (BS Math & Economics 2011 / MS Finance 2011). Professionally, he spent time with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, UBS Investment Bank, and the Blackstone Group. John …

Urbacraft

Urbacraft is a digital and physical platform for mass customizable construction toys that allows anyone to imagine, manufacture, and sell their own designs. Ayssar Arida (Co-Founder, CEO & CDO) Ayssar is a practicing urbatect, writer, educator and design entrepreneur. His award-winning work ranges from digital design including web, mobile, and game design and development to large-scale city planning and strategy, …