Two financiers have formed a company to make marriages between fashion entrepreneurs and prospective investors easier and faster.
David Freschman and Karen Griffith Gryga, the founders of FashInvest, are using their knowledge of the early-stage investment world and a business model adapted from Freschman’s founding and involvement in Early Stage East, which was started to help emerging East Coast companies meet with potential backers in the biotechnology sector. Gryga, who has overseen venture capital funds, has also evaluated business plans pitched to Early Stage East.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
"That's something that resonates with me too because I'm so locked into a number. If I go over that number it completely ruins my day so it's nice to get detached from the number on the scale." - Chelsea Handler on Kelly LeVeque's book "Body Love." #wwdeye (📷: John Salangsang)