XRC Labs Cohort 1 Companies (Oct 2015 to Jan 2016), Companies

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 a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

Carmen Chen Wu is a CFDA award winning American Chinese handbag designer and is the Creative Director of CARAA. Born in Valencia, Spain, Carmen studied fashion design at Central St. Martins in London and Parsons in New York. After receiving the Parson’s Geoffrey Beene Scholarship in 2010, Carmen had the opportunity to lead the design of handbag collections for global fashion brands including Vivienne Tam, Marchesa, and Fairchild Baldwin.

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