Avani is Founder & CEO of TrendSeeder and currently also serves as Director of the Harvard Business School Startup Studio. She previously practiced corporate and M&A law at Arent Fox LLP and Brown Rudnick. She also founded and operated a fashion label during law school called Nasaani for several years before focusing full-time on her law career. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, a JD from the Northwestern University of Law and a BA from Loyola University. Avani volunteers as Co-Leader, Entrepreneurs-In-Training, Barnard College & Girls Scouts.
Matt is President of TrendSeeder. He was previously Head of Strategy, Business Development and Investments at Dallimore & Co, a boutique advisory business for the specialty retail and apparel sector. He also served as a Board Member and Interim CFO of Mulholland, a 30 year old leather goods manufacturer. Previously, Matt was an Investment Professional at AEA Investors, Peter J. Solomon Company and Deutsche Bank. He holds a BSBA from Georgetown University and volunteers as Vice-Chair of the Seeds of Peace Young Leadership Committee. He is Co-Founder of Seventh Flag Coffee, a third wave coffee concept based in Austin, TX.