Our panelists: 

  1. Noelle Tassey - CEO of Alley
  2. Nicole Quinn - Investor at Lightspeed Venture Partners
  3. Luke Tubergen - Co-founder and Managing Partner of The Ember Fund

Allbirds, Warby Parker, Casper – these are just a few of the well-known direct-to-consumer brands that have reinvented the way businesses are being built and how consumers interact with brands. In this series, we’ll speak to founders, thought leaders, and investors about what building a D2C brand actually looks like & what companies need to do in order to succeed in this market.


Lalo | A Modern Baby and Toddler Brand - Lalo is a modern baby and toddler brand. We are rethinking the way parents shop for their little ones with a streamlined experience, thoughtfully-designed products, and unparalleled service.

HAUS LABORATORIES - This is not just another beauty brand. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but at HAUS LABORATORIES, they say beauty is how you see yourself. They want you to love yourself, and it is their mission to spread kindness, bravery, and creativity by providing tools for self-expression and reinvention.