Networking Hive: Identifying Business Opportunities
Online Zoom Conference
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YJP is excited to launch its new series, The Networking Hive.
The power of community and network has never been more real than in today's business scene. Growing your database is as important as acquiring a new skill. This new series brings together different groups of young Jewish professionals that are divided into industry-specific breakout rooms where a guided and interactive discussion will take place.
Our goal is to provide a platform for you to meet and connect with old and new friends, partners, and build long term relationships.
In this first installment, the overall topic will be: Identifying Business Opportunities
This event is for current YJP members, professional level, or above.
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Jason is a Principal at Primary Ventures and has been working in New York as a VC for the past four years. In college, Jason launched a direct-to-consumer footwear company that sold hand-sewn boat shoes and driving moccasins. He later went on to work at New York-based seed fund Corigin Ventures, where he invested in several companies including Latch, Loftsmart and Morty.
Most recently, Jason was the Chief of Staff to Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) Co-Founder Mark Gerson, where he managed all venture and LP investments for Gerson’s family office. His other responsibilities included corporate development, partnerships and strategy at Julius, a venture-backed influencer marketing software company.
Jason is passionate about working with founders that impact consumer behavior and daily living. He earned his BBA in entrepreneurship and marketing from the University of Miami. In 2019 Jason was named Forbes 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital and was listed by the Venture Capital Journal as one of Venture Capital's 40 rising stars
Ruthie Friedlander is a native New Yorker and the daughter of three (3!) rabbis with a decade+ long career in fashion on the brand (Chanel, The Row) and editorial (ELLE, InStyle) sides. She currently works with fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands as a consultant on editorial content creation and strategy. Her clients include, among others, Nordstrom, Hill House Home, Pietra, Rockets of Awesome. and more. In 2018, Ruthie co-founded The Chain, a non-profit that works to end the stigma and offer peer support to women working in media, fashion, and entertainment struggling with Eating Disorders.