Entrepreneurs

    Believers taking risks that are revolutionizing our world

    Maxine Bedat

    Maxine Bédat

    Maxine Bedat is the CEO and co-founder of Zady, which provides unparalleled access to stylish, yet sustainably produced products made from high-quality raw material.
    Maya Penn

    Maya Penn

    Maya Penn is the CEO of Maya’s Ideas, a company that creates eco-friendly clothing and accessories. Maya is the youngest female ever to do two back-to-back official TEDTalks, and her first reached over 1 million views. She is a 16 year-old philanthropist, environmental activist, inspirational speaker, artist, and Simon & Schuster author.
    Simon Isaacs and Michael Rothman

    Mike Rothman and Simon Isaacs

    Simon Isaacs & Michael Rothman are the co-founders of Fatherly, which provides new and expecting dads with the most relevant and timely information, products and tools to help them confidently meet the challenges of fatherhood.
    Rebecca Minkoff

    Rebecca Minkoff

    Rebecca Minkoff is an industry leader in casual luxury handbags, accessories, apparel, and she is the #1 independent accessories designer in the United States. Rebecca partnered with Intel for a Diversity and Inclusion initiative, which aims to give women and under-represented minorities full representation in its U.S. workforce by 2020.
    Richelieu Dennis

    Richelieu Dennis

    Richelieu Dennis is the co-founder of Sundial, the largest African American owned beauty company in America today. Sundial Group is home to beauty brands Shea Moisture, Nubian Heritage, and Madame CJ Walker.
    Sophia Amoruso

    Sophia Amoruso

    Sophia Amoruso is called the “Cinderella of tech” by the New York Times. She is the founder of Nasty Gal, a business she launched at 22, and it is one of the fastest growing online retail companies ever.
    Troy Carter

    Troy Carter

    Troy Carter is the founder, Chairman and CEO of Atom Factory, a talent management and full-service film and television production company. He is the new Head of Global Creative Services for Spotify and partner at Cross Culture Ventures.
    Zim Ugochukwu

    Zim Ugochukwu

    Zim Ugochukwu is the founder and creator of Travel Noire, a website that provides unconventional travelers with the tools they need to become savvy explorers. With explosive growth over the past two years, Travel Noire has sold out of every product they've brought to market, building a legion of loyal followers and customers along the way.