Lauren Maillian Bias – Gen Y Capital Partners
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Lauren Maillian Bias is a serial entrepreneur; she is the Founder and CEO of Luxury Market Branding, a strategic marketing and branding company, and is a Founding Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners, an early stage venture firm focused on investments in mobile and consumer facing technology enabled companies.
At age 19, Lauren founded Sugarleaf Vineyards, making her the youngest self-made winery owner in the country.
Lauren is a marketer at heart and a large supporter of entrepreneurship. She has judged both the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) business plan competition and Start Up Chile, an incubator program in support of entrepreneurship sponsored by the Chilean Government. Lauren also serves as a mentor to the Women Innovate Mobile Accelerator.
Lauren’s work has been featured in national media outlets including Forbes, American Express OPEN Forum, UPTOWN Magazine, Business Insider, Fast Company and Black Enterprise. In 2011 she was recognized at The White House by the Kauffman Foundation as an Empact100 Award honoree which lists the top 100 entrepreneurs under 30. Lauren has a Bachelors of Science, Magnum Cum Laude, in International Trade and Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology.
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