Project Entrepreneur | UBS | Rent the Runway: Minika Ko

 
 
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NEW YORK, NY - Minika Ko joins 200 female founders and change makers from across the country who are building the businesses of the future at the Project Entrepreneur Intensive on April 13 and 14, 2018 in New York City.

The PE Intensive is an action-oriented, informative and interactive program designed to support rising entrepreneurs. Joined by top female entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders from across industries who are there to teach, mentor and motivate, the keynote conversation features special guest Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global, Founder of Huffington Post and author.

About Minika Ko

Minika Ko is a fashion designer and the founder of Minika Ko LLC based in New York City. Inspired by the heroine in every woman, her designs exude confident femininity and channel courage and passion.  A pioneer in merging high-tech fabrics and fine tailoring, her high performance fashion line, KOVASKY, emphasize both fashion and functionality. As an advocate of women's rights, Minika likens herself to every woman’s best ally and supporter; supplying high quality fashion to help women thrive, in style.

About Project Entrepreneur

Project Entrepreneur ignites bold ideas by providing women access to the tools, training and networks needed to build scalable, economically impactful companies. They’ve reach this goal through a multi-faceted national initiative that includes this robust digital hub, multi-city events, a venture competition, and a 5-week accelerator program. Rent the Runway co-founders Jennifer Hyman and Jenny Fleiss – in partnership with UBS – are on a mission: to break traditional barriers in women’s paths and democratize the knowledge and resources necessary to build impactful ventures.

About Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway is revolutionizing fashion by allowing millions of women to rent designer apparel and accessories. The company focuses on convenience and a top-notch customer experience on all of its platforms, including online, mobile and retail locations in Chicago, New York City, Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas. With styles from hundreds of top designers, RTR serves as a powerful marketing channel for the fashion industry, introducing a new generation of women to brands that they had limited access to before. Co‐founded in 2009 by Harvard Business School graduates, Rent the Runway has raised over $100 million in venture capital and has more than 5 million members across the U.S. In 2015, Rent the Runway officially launched the Rent the Runway Foundation to inspire and ignite the next generation of female entrepreneurs.

About UBS Elevating Entrepreneurs

Project Entrepreneur is a program of UBS Elevating Entrepreneurs, the firm’s flagship philanthropic entrepreneurship initiative and a portfolio of partnerships and programs committed to bringing the right resources, to the right entrepreneurs, to help spur economic growth. Entrepreneurs have long served as the backbone of the American economy, and UBS is committed to delivering the firm’s resources, both financial and intellectual, to enable them to grow their companies, create jobs and contribute to their local economies.