We have hosted over 50 events together to date.

Whether we’re producing large conferences and networking events or intimate workshops and private dinners, we’ve been committed to perfecting every single detail of our events. We are the creative team behind the theme and content, designers behind the décor, collateral, and A/V, sales team behind ticket distribution, and sometimes even florists! No challenge is too small and we’re constantly iterating and identifying new ways to curate unique experiences for our guests.


ANDEE GARDINER

Co-Founder

 Andee has worked for, with, and on startups since she was a teenager. As an Irish citizen and the daughter of two immigrants, she is passionate about leveraging her background in content creation, startup knowledge, network, and creativity to design, curate and execute impactful events for international entrepreneurs. She holds a BBA in Business Management from Roanoke College and a Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship from University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.

  Whether we’re producing large conferences and networking events or intimate workshops and private dinners, we’ve been committed to perfecting every single detail of our events. We are the creative team behind the theme and content, designers behind the décor, collateral, and A/V, sales team behind ticket distribution, and sometimes even florists! No challenge is too small and we’re constantly iterating and identifying new ways to curate unique experiences for our guests.

ANASTASIA CREW

Co-Founder

A Russian native, Anastasia came to the U.S. as an immigrant over 10 years ago. She has spent her entire career developing programs and producing events for international startups, corporates, and non-profits. She holds an MBA from San Francisco State University, a BA in International Relations from Ural Federal University in Russia, and a Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship from University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.


 

Brian Schwartz

Summer 2018 Intern

 
 
 
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Brian’s global journey began while studying International Business at Northeastern University, spending an expatriate year in Dublin, Ireland. After graduating, he joined the entrepreneurial fellowship Venture For America as part of their Baltimore cohort. He is eager to utilize his operational background at a growth company to help international entrepreneurs tap into the US ecosystem. He has continued his global exposure and is currently pursuing his MBA in Kuala Lumpur at the Asia School of Business in collaboration with MIT Sloan.