FounderMade's Discovery Show at Home Virtual SummitEVENT AGENDA


Jun. 9 2021, Published 8:00 p.m. ET

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COST: free

VENUE: Virtual


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 9:30am - 10:00am EST

Jamie Kern Lima is a self-made entrepreneur, champion of women, philanthropist, keynote speaker and Co-founder of IT Cosmetics, a company she started in her living room and sold to L’Oreal for $1.2 Billion, becoming the first female CEO in L’Oreal’s 100+ year history. She’s on the Forbes Richest Self-Made Womens List and is an active investor in more than 15 companies.


Jamie Kern Lima, Co-Founder, IT Cosmetics
Moderated by: Nicole Lapin, NYT Best Selling Author

10:00am - 10:30am EST

Our panelists help you take the uncertainty out of your retail strategy with a 30-minute breakthrough session in Retail 101. They’ll share some of the most effective approaches taken by successful brands to maximize sales, how they translate consumer feedback into their decision making, trends in e-commerce and digital shopping, and what to anticipate for the year ahead as life gets back to normal.


Dawn Dobras, CEO, Credo Beauty
Jessica Young Founder, CEO, Bubble Goods
Alex George, GTM and Global Business Marketing, Honey
Moderated by: Karin Eldor, Senior Contributor, Forbes and Host, Share of Voice Podcast

10:30am - 11:00am EST

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Clearco has helped some of the world's fastest-growing brands grow and scale their businesses by providing direct access to marketing capital. Two of those brands are GLAMNETIC, a fast growing beauty brand that specializes in high quality magnetic lashes, and Andie Swim, a luxury swimwear brand, made for women, by women. Join leaders from Clearco, GLAMNETIC, and Andie Swim as they discuss the proven marketing strategies that led to their explosive growth and helped them become leaders in the D2C space.


Daniel Rodic, Head of Market Development, Clearco
Kevin Gould, Co Founder, GLAMNETIC, Founder & CEO, Kombo Ventures
Simone Collins, Director of Finance, Andie Swim
Moderated by: Jade Scipioni, Senior Reporter, CNBC Make it

11:00am - 12:30pm EST

Tune into virtual product showcases featuring a curated selection of future minded brands followed by an interactive Founders Roundtable where you can learn more about each brand and have your questions answered live!


12:30pm - 1:00pm EST

Summer flings can certainly be fun, but when it comes to business, you want to build something that lasts. Our panelists have proven time and time again that they know how to optimize for retention in a crowded marketplace. Learn how to win in retention marketing and plan for how to engage online shoppers as retail reopens with some of the most forward-thinking brands and service providers disrupting the health, beauty, and wellness space.


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Dana Hill Robinson, Founder, CEO, Cocotique
Amanda Baldwin, CEO, Supergoop
Mya Gupta, Senior Director, Operations, Noticed
Nicole Baqai, Strategic Partnerships, Gorgias
Moderated by: Brianne Garrett, Reporter/Editorial Lead, Forbes

1:00pm - 1:30pm EST

Anyone can have a great idea, but our forward-thinking panelists dive into the lessons they’ve learned while turning their ideas into tangible products. From creating the right team and partnerships, to sharing the insight they wish they had when they started, to talking about how to recover and learn from what didn’t work along the way, this tactical advice will help you build a timeless business that thrives.


Suzanne Somers, Founder, Suzanne Organics
Katie Rose Kitchens, Co-Founder, FabFitFun
Ju Rhyu, Co-Founder + CEO, Hero Cosmetics
Ann Crady-Weiss, Co-Founder, CEO, Hatch

1:30pm - 3:00pm EST

Tune into virtual product showcases featuring a curated selection of future minded brands followed by an interactive Founders Roundtable where you can learn more about each brand and have your questions answered live!


3:00pm - 3:30pm EST


Guy Ironi, CEO, Nutrifresh Services

3:30pm - 4:00pm EST

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The House of LR&C was born when Grammy-winning artist and icon Ciara and Christine Day, the legendary retail powerhouse and former the CEO of Lululemon and Luvo Inc, came together with the goal of democratizing fashion and, in Christine’s words, “evolving the business of fashion by blending new social standards and elements of style with different views on the world around us, setting the narrative for the future of retail.” From how their partnership began, to formulating a brand that was built with passion, to how they plan to shake up the fashion world...


Ciara, Co-founder, The House of LR&C
Christine Day, Co-Founder & President, The House of LR&C
Moderated by: Jason Feifer, Editor In Chief, Entrepreneur

4:00pm-4:30pm EST

Workshop TBA 

4:30pm - 5:30pm EST

FounderMade is a platform for mission-driven entrepreneurs to scale their businesses and forge meaningful relationships. We are thrilled to host a live Pitch Competition in partnership with Clearco & Entrepreneur to support the founders who are building the future of the industry. Our finalists will have the chance to pitch their products live during Discovery Show at Home on June 10th to a panel of esteemed judges for the chance to win high value prizes from our partners, a Golden Ticket to compete on Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch, and a feature on

Finalists TBA 


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Kath Anwar, Investment Associate, Clearco
John Haugen, Founder & Managing Director
, 301 Inc
Jennifer Palmer, Director of Marketing, Gerber Finance
Katie Myrick, GM of New Verticals, Pilot
Moderated by Meghan Asha, CEO, FounderMade

5:30pm - 6:00pm EST

For the modern consumer, a company's mission, values, and impact are just as important as the product itself. With so many options to choose from, consumers are choosing to spend their money on brands that align with their values. Currently, top of the list for many consumers is sustainability. Major retailers and brands alike are taking note and making changes that decrease their carbon footprint and increase their customer base. Join Bay Cities' Sahar Mehrabzadeh and Winston Hewett for a masterclass where you'll learn how to win at retail by prioritizing sustainability, and the values important to your brand. During this session you will learn about consumer demographics and buying habit statistics as they relate to sustainability, the current sustainability initiatives from leading retailers such as Walmart, Costco and Amazon, how to develop your own sustainability scorecard, including what to request from your suppliers to achieve it, and more


Sahar Mehrabzadeh, Executive VP of Sales, Bay Cities 
Winston Hewett, Sales Executive, Bay Cities


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