Jess joined Sequoia Capital in 2016, becoming the firm’s first senior female U.S. investor in the firm's history.
Previous to Sequoia, Jess was CEO of Polyvore until it's sale to Yahoo for ~$200 million. Jess was originally a customer of Polyvore and wrote in to critique the product; she ended up becoming Polyvore’s first PM, then VP of Product and finally CEO.
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
- PersonA person is a being, such as a human, that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood, which has various definitions.
- Venture capitalA form of financing or funding for emerging companies. Investment on early-stage companies in exchange for equity in the companies they invest in.
- Sequoia CapitalSequoia Capital is a venture capital firm that has invested in companies like Google, Apple, Cisco, YouTube, AirBnB and WhatsApp. Founded in 1972 by Donald Valentine, companies backed by Sequoia have created over $3.3 trillion dollars in market capitalization.
- PolyvoreCommunity-powered social commerce website