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Social Retail Summit #6

Modified Ventures

Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

Social Retail Summit #6

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Social Retail Summit #6

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Customer relations strategies for omnichannel retail


3.00 pm - Doors open

Coffee + intro videos


4.00 - 4.40 pm - Panel 1

Made in NYC


Jonathan Joseph is the founder and CEO of BoyandSheep, a design studio born from the inspiration of New York City's dynamic lab of art, culture, urban design and creative minds.

Loni Edwards is the Founder and CEO of Stitch Collective Inc, an interactive fashion line that showcases and supports designers.

Julia Kastner is the founder of Eva & Paul, a fashion startup redefining women's premium denim using organic & fair trade materials, sewn in the USA.

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.



Madison Maxey is a fashion designer, developer and founder of Crated, a self-sustaining fashion-tech lab that aims to change the world of wearables.


4.40 - 4.50 pm - Keynote

Bayard Winthrop, American Giant


Bayard Winthrop is the founder and CEO of American Giant, a 100% American-made apparel company that is rethinking the supply chain to offer the best quality products on the market, at great value.


4.50 - 5.30 pm - Panel 2

Fashion marketplaces


Mona Bijoor is the founder and CEO of JOOR, the leading global wholesale marketplace connecting brands and retailers.

Jill Sherman is the co-founder and CEO of Modalyst, a curated, online b2b marketplace connecting accessories designers and independent boutiques.

Olga Vidisheva is the founder and CEO of Shoptiques, a marketplace for curated boutiques around the world.

Chantel Waterbury is the founder and CEO of Chloe + Isabel, a fashion jewelry lifestyle brand devoted to empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs.



Liza Kindred is the founder and CEO of Third Wave Fashion, the top fashion tech company in New York City.


5.30 - 6.00 pm - Networking break

Drinks + networking


6.00 - 6.40 pm - Keynote

Dax Dasilva, LightSpeed Retail


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.


6.40 - 7.10 pm - Panel 3

Ecommerce strategies


Brian Berger is the founder and CEO of Mack Weldon, a new menswear brand focused on Premium Basics, performance-based fabrics and superior functionality.

Joe Oh is a co-founder of BlipShift, a limited-edition crowd-sourced apparel company that sells t-shirts to car guys.

Danny Maloney is co-founder and CEO of Tailwind, a Pinterest marketing and analytics platform used by over 4,000 leadings of brands and agencies.

Wendell Lansford is the co-founder and CEO of Offerpop, a social marketing platform.


7.10 - 7.20 pm - Keynote

Chris Bennett, Soldsie


Chris Bennett is co-founder and CEO of Soldsie, a San Francisco-based social commerce company changing the way transactions are done on the web.


7.20 - 8.00 pm - Panel 4

Narrative retailing


Olivier van Themsche is founder of The Cools, a marketplace for designers that matter, where the most relevant brands from around the world curate their own shops.

Nadine McCarthy is the founder and CEO of Stone & Strand, an exclusive luxury fine jewelry destination showcasing the world's very best fine jewelry designers.

Maxine Bédat is the co-founder of, a shopping platform and lifestyle destination for the next generation of consumers who care about the origins of the items they purchase.

Heather Marie is the founder and CEO of 72Lux, Inc., a software technology company enabling a shoppable layer across digital content.


8.00 - 10.00 pm - Networking continues

Drinks + networking

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When & Where

Dumbo Spot
160 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

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Modified Ventures

Modified Ventures is a post-internet market development company that builds communities around emerging industries, supported with events, web content and research.

Our main projects are Geoweb Forum, Design for Manufacturing Forum and Social Retail Forum, each with Summits in Brooklyn, London and Toronto.

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  News and Updates
2013-12-16 10:53:00

Mack Weldon uses social media ‘to reinforce what the brand is about’

Mack Weldon is reinventing men’s basics – socks, underwear, t-shirts. ‘All of our products tell a very specific story about what they do that is better than what exists in the market today,’ says founder Brian Berger.

2013-12-16 10:59:30

Made In NYC brands showcased at Factory Floor

Manufacture New York and Made In NYC have a Holiday Market this weekend at The Factory Floor in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

2013-12-26 11:40:17

For Shoptiques social media is about building communities

Shoptiques gives boutiques around the world a platform to compete with large online retailers. ‘We become their online destination,’ founder Olga Vidisheva says.

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