When Daniella Pierson, at 23, pitched her newsletter The Newsette for VC funding she was “laughed out of the room.” Cut to the present: she still owns nearly 100% of the company— which, by the way, is currently valued at over $200 million. Daniella joins Nicole to talk about how she scaled her company, her gutsy pitch to Diane von Fürstenberg and lessons from sales “survival mode.” Net-net, remember: the next time you’re disappointed with an outcome at work, hang in there: that disappointment might just turn into nine figures.
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Melissa Ben-Ishay, Founder, on Unapologetically Following Her Gut and How Getting Fired Kick-Started her Company (Change Maker)
Originally aired 6.2.21 Melissa Ben-Ishay tells Nicole Baked by Melissa’s whirlwind origin story, her tips on building a team, and...