CommonBond Summer Social Series: Empowerment through Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
CommonBond is not your grandmother's lending company. It's a community of optimistic people who believe in the power of new ideas to change the world.
To this end, CommonBond presents an inspiring panel focusing on how innovative startups are empowering, educating and engaging people in the digital age.
Alexa von Tobel is the founder and CEO of LearnVest, the leading personal finance website. The LearnVest mission is to make trusted personal financial information accessible to millions of people across the country. Since launching her company in 2009, Alexa has been widely quoted as a personal finance expert and entrepreneur in top tier business and consumer publications.
Matthew Brimer is the co-founder of GA. General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business and design. GA has helped thousands of talented students develop the mindsets and skills needed to succeed in an increasingly digital environment.
Christopher Altchek is the co-founder of PolicyMic, the smart news platform for millennials that is bringing high-quality news to the digital generation. PolicyMic features over 2,000 millennial writers in 35 countries and has over 6 million unique monthly readers and growing.
This event will be held at ?WhatIf! Innovation at 137 2nd Ave, one of the most amazing spaces in New York City. Rarely is it open to the public. Feel free to invite your friends to RSVP.
CommonBond is a student lending community that connects student borrowers and alumni investors to lower the cost of education for students and improve financial returns for investors. CommonBond is also the first company to bring the "one-for-one" model to education.
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