Mariam Naficy Talks Venture Capital with Harry Stebbings on The Twenty Minute VC

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned professional, there’s always something new to learn in the world of business.

This week, Minted Founder and CEO, Mariam Naficy joins Harry Stebbings on The Twenty Minute VC podcast to share her learnings navigating venture capital, capital efficiency, scaling your business, and more. Learn about Mariam’s experiences by downloading this information packaged episode on iTunes HERE.

After congratulating from business school and working for an entrepreneur, Mariam Naficy set off to pioneer consumer Internet models in 1998, when she co-founded the first online cosmetics retailer,, which was sold for over $100 million. Today, Mariam is the Founder & CEO at Minted, a startup that uses crowdsourcing and analytics to bring the best designs to market faster than anyone. To date, Mariam has raised $89M in VC funding with Minted from some of the best in the business, including Floodgate, Benchmark, Menlo, Slow, Ridge Ventures and then prominent individuals such as Marissa Meyer and Jeremy Stoppelman. In addition, Mariam sits on the Board of Yelp and Every Mother Counts.

Podcasts are the next-best-thing to a long talk with the experienced people, who have a lot to teach. Each week, The Twenty Minute VC podcast takes you inside the world of Venture Capital, Startup Funding and The Pitch. Discover how you can attain funding for your business by listening to what the most prominent investors are directly looking for in startups, providing easily actionable tips and tricks that can be put in place to increase your chances of getting funded.

Subscribe toThe Twenty Minute VC on iTunes HERE.

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