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Harshvardhan Lunia: Building a Lending Ecosystem Through Technology
Writer Yaretzi Luque Editor Maegen Fredrickson  Harshvardhan Lunia is the co-founder and CEO at Lendingkart, a fintech start-up that provides SME (small-to-medium enterprises) lending in India. The company aims to provide support to businesses by making lending convenient and granting credit easily. Some of Lendingkart’s specialties are financing, lending, data analytics, automated credit decisions, and…
Tim Fitzpatrick: On Placing Asymmetric Bets
Writer Serina Rayan     Editor Maegen Fredrickson  RISING TO THE OCCASION Purposeful leadership is rarely fortuitous and can often be traced back to small, significant decisions that gain incremental value over the course of a lifetime. When the September 11th attacks occurred, Tim Fitzpatrick, now CEO of IKONA, was a sixth-grader who aspired to…
Preetha Ram: A Successful Entrepreneur, Innovator, and Educator
Writer Yaretzi Luque Editor Maegen Fredrickson  Dr. Preetha Ram is a General Partner at Pier 70 where she leads investments in technology startups and partners with entrepreneurs to help them in their entrepreneurial journey to success. She has held extensive leadership positions and is the founder of several educational programs. BECOMING AN EMPOWERED WOMAN…
Rob Glen: Defining Success & Making Connections
Writer Hayley Blonstein Editor Matthew Goodman Rob Glen is the force behind Acanthus Ventures, LLC, an advisory firm in San Francisco that guides companies to a lower carbon footprint. By developing a metric of taking risks, living life to the fullest, and being part of something larger than oneself, Glen finds personal fulfillment and professional…
Fran Racioppi: A Highly Decorated Veteran Who is Changing the World of Leadership
Writer Yaretzi Luque Editor Maegen Fredrickson ABOUT THE CEO Fran Racioppi is the Chief People Officer at Analytix Solutions, founder of The Jedburgh Podcast and FRsix. Racioppi is a highly-decorated veteran and an expert in security technology, leadership, and business operations.  DISCOVERING HIS CALLING While attending Boston University, Racioppi studied Journalism and Political Science. He aspired to become…
Meredith Benton: Deciding What the World Will Become
Writer Hayley Blonstein Editor Matthew Goodman Meredith Benton is the founder of Whistle Stop Capital, LLC, a financial consultancy aiding investors with funding distinctive corporations. Whistle Stop’s success is achieved through Benton’s regard for intention and patience, and humane business conduct leading her firm to global change. TURNING THE TABLES As an undergraduate, Benton…