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Young and Global: Meet Ankur Jain, founder of Kairos Society Ventures

The World Economic Forum recently announced that Ankur Jain, a serial tech entrepreneur, has been named as one of its Young Global Leaders for 2017.  “Being an entrepreneur is a mentality and a lifestyle,” Jain says. “Inherently, while you see the success stories of entrepreneurs and all the glamour that comes with it, it’s really, really hard.” The 26-year-old serial entrepreneur would know. …

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Game Changers: People of Color in the fashion and beauty industry

When it comes to the fashion and beauty industry, diversity has been an ongoing topic of conversation. In such a global world, there stills exists a disproportionate representation of people of color within the industry. However, this minimal amount of diversity has not stopped designers and entrepreneurs of color from making their own mark on the industry. Below are some of talented …

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Inside FashInvest’s NYFW: Briana’s New York Fashion Week Diary

Donald J Pliner, Jean-Michel Cazabat and Concept Korea all provided a new, fresh take on this season’s FW 17/18 clothing and accessories. Our New York editor Briana Seftel went to each of the presentations to get inside the designers’ minds. Here’s her New York Fashion Week diary.   Wednesday February 8: Donald J Pliner   I took the elevator to …

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Jag Gill thinks its high time that fashion trade shows get an update

Trade shows are one of the oldest forms of showing what’s new and next to members of the fashion industry. And Jag Gill thinks it’s high time that trade shows get an update. That’s why she launched Sundar, an online sourcing platform that connects fashion brands with manufacturers. Gill recently partnered with Milan-based trade fair Milano Unica to launch its first, …

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