Alexa von Tobel, CFP® is the founder and CEO of LearnVest.com, and the New York Times-Bestselling Author of Financially Fearless. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ who attended Harvard College and Harvard Business School, Alexa launched LearnVest in 2009 to pursue her dream of bringing financial literacy and advice to people across the country. Since then, Alexa has raised over $72 million in financing from investors including Accel Partners, American Express Ventures, and Northwestern Mutual Capital.
Alexa has been featured as a financial expert and entrepreneur in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Fast Company, Forbes, InStyle, Glamour, and on Good Morning America, the Today show, CBS This Morning, CNN, Katie, Rachael Ray, and more. Alexa has been named on Vanity Fair’s Next Establishment list, listed as one of “18 Women Changing the World” in Marie Claire, given a “Genius Award” by Elle, honored as an Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar, and selected as one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs. She has spoken at Maria Shriver's Women's Conference, SXSW, and TEDxWallStreet, and she is a columnist for Cosmopolitan and Inc. Magazine.
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