Back to all events Female Founders Lunch with Startup Advisor & Investor, Liz Hartley Host: NYU Entrepreneurial Institute
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Join the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute virtually to meet local female founders and investors.

Join the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute virtually for a networking lunch from 11:00 PM - 1:00 PM to meet local female founders and investors. Our guest speaker, Liz Hartley, VC and Startup Advisor, will share her startup stories and we’ll discuss resources for female founders in creating innovative businesses at NYU.

If you're a female founder working on a a startup and want to meet others working in the space, then this event is for you! Entrepreneurs at any stage in their startup journey are welcome to join. If you have just an idea, a new venture or an operating business, you're highly encouraged to attend.

More about this month's speaker, Liz Hartley:

Liz is a VC, angel investor, and business advisor to early-stage startups and high-growth companies. Liz was a founding Partner at WeWork's early-stage VC funds -- the Creator Fund, and WeWork's Impact Fund -- and is currently a VC Advisor at Human Ventures and Betaworks Studios, and Venture Partner at RedSwan Ventures. Liz has held leadership roles at WeWork, Apple, Beats by Dre, and Ginkgo Bioworks, and is a reformed management consultant. Liz brings an integrated view of strategy, operations, product, and business development to investing, and helping founders build and scale catalytic businesses at the intersection of consumers, technology, and connectivity in ecosystems like Future of Work, Healthcare/Bio, PropTech, FinTech, Social, SaaS, and Marketplaces.

Past speakers include:

Amira Rasool, Founder + CEO of The Folklore

Jasmine Jones, CEO + Co-Founder of Cherry Blossom Intimates

Cora Miller, Co-Founder and CEO of Young King Hair Care

Laura Rocha, CEO & Co-Founder of Dathic

Sophie Stenbeck, Co-Founder and General Partner of Max Ventures (CAS '04)

Jade Kearney & Marguerite Pierce, Co-Founders of She Matters (Steinhardt ‘20)

Olivia Landau, Co-Founder and CEO of The Clear Cut (Steinhardt '13)

Jess Riegel, Co-Founder and CEO of Motivote (Wagner '18)

Yana Yasevich, Co-Founder of Remi  (Gallatin ‘17)

Katie Shea, Partner at Kairos (Stern, '09)

Amina Yamusah, co-founder and CTO of Bloc

Rebecca Kaden, Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures

Claudia Espinosa, Founder of L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program (Wagner '13)

Caren Maio, CEO and Co-Founder of Nestio (Gallatin '07)

Lisbeth Kaufman, CEO & CoFounder of KitSplit (Stern '15)

Amy Auton-Smith, Founder and CEO of (Wagner '18)

Grace Lee, CEO of Health Enovation, Inc

Please note that current students & faculty will be required to show NYU ID. Alumni and the general public may purchase tickets when available.

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations for events and services should be submitted at least two weeks before the date of the accommodation need. Please email for assistance.

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When & Where
Fri, February 5, 2021
11:00 AM ‐ 1:00 PM
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