Series W


IMBY  helps busy women live intentionally in and out of their closet. They offer a curated collection of womenswear, featuring mix-and-match, versatile, and comfortable pieces aimed at being closet heroes that help one get dressed in no time. Everything they sell is responsibly made in the USA using sustainable materials. The founder, Sara Weinreb, talks to us. How did you develop the idea for IMBY? How did you make the decision to take the plunge and start your own company? I came up with the idea for IMBY as a frustrated consumer. I wanted to buy clothes that were made […]

IMBY: Closet Help for the Busy Woman


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This week Series W spoke to Victoria Song, HBS alum and founder and CEO of SoSheDid, a social enterprise focused on giving young women the tools they need to invest in themselves from the inside out. Song shared her views on starting SoSheDid, her role as a venture capitalist investing in technology companies, and how the HBS community was instrumental in crystallizing her ideas about life, career, and impact.  How did you develop the idea for SoSheDid? How did you make the decision to take the plunge and start your own organization? December 17, 2013, was one of the most memorable days […]

SERIES W TALKS TO SOSHEDID


This week Series W spoke to Gill Morris, founder and CEO of Hitlist, a travel app that makes your hitlist of destinations easier to check off. Morris shared her views on how she differentiated herself from every other non-technical founder with no money trying to attracted a technical co-founder, pursuing the right stage of investors, and the difficult choice of walking away from investor money when the terms changed. How did you develop the idea for Hitlist? I lived in Istanbul for a number of years and all my friends said they wanted to come visit. For the first year, none […]

SERIES W TALKS TO HITLIST