Cori Widen is the co-founder and CEO of RoadShows, a startup that gives brick-and-mortar retail shops, eateries and creators of handmade products access to person-centered experiential retail.
Gaia DiLoreto is the founder of By Brooklyn, the only store dedicated to the sale of fine goods made across the great Borough of Brooklyn.
Anastasia Leng is the co-founder and CEO of Hatch.co, an online marketplace that allows consumers to redesign products like jewelry, home decor and accessories and have them made-to-order and shipped to them within ten days.
Hafez Adel is a digital marketer at Combatant Gentlemen, an online menswear startup based in Irvine, California.
Greg Spielberg is founder of Imagination in Space, an NYC-based startup that creates pop ups with entrepreneurial artists, creative brands and innovative makers.
Nikunj Marvania is the founder and CEO of Awl & Sundry, an online fashion brand that allows men to create made-to-order shoes.
Dorie Golkin Smith co-founded Of Mercer, a womenswear brand of stylish office attire that you can wear from desk-to-dinner.
Mallorie Carrington is the founder and designer of SmartGlamour, a body positive based women's clothing line.
Micah Clasper-Torch is co-founder and CEO of CityBird, a wedding and gift registry for experiences, classes, getaways and date nights.
Kelsey Silver is co-founder of Eventurously, an event planning company that has worked with companies such as Twitter, Vine, Urban Compass, Google and Gawker.
Amanda Drewek is co-founder of Eventurously, an event planning company that has worked with companies such as Twitter, Vine, Urban Compass, Google and Gawker.
Dax Dasilva is the founder and CEO of Lightspeed, a fully integrated, inventory-centric retail system that moves seamlessly from the front counter, to online, to wherever customers are.
Arnon Rosan is the co-founder and CEO of LocalMaven, a word-of-mouth referral network and technology platform that facilitates the giving and acceptance of referrals.
Heather Marie is the founder and CEO of Shoppable, a software technology company enabling a shoppable layer across digital content.
Julia Jacobson is co-founder and CEO of NMRKT, which makes it simple for any content creator to launch their own shop and monetize their influence.
John Peabody edits The Hand & Eye, a blog devoted to covering the businesses of the maker movement.
Paula Da Silva is Vice President Large Retail Enterprise at iVend Retail, a fully integrated, comprehensive retail management solution from CitiXsys Technologies to manage head office and in-store processes.
Matthew Iles is founding partner at Nine Lines, an ecommerce marketing agency based in Brooklyn.