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Korey and Rubio took an unorthodox approach to pre-orders when they knew their first Away product wouldn't be ready in time for Christmas: they wrote and sold a beautiful book of interviews with a gift card that was redeemable for a suitcase the following February.
Founding Year of Away: 2015 Sales in 1st Year: $12 Million Money Raised: $31 Million Employees: 66
Female partners from top VC firms recently launched a series of events at which investors will talk with and advise women entrepreneurs in one-on-one sessions. Applications to attend the first event in SF on 11/30 are now open; future event locations are TBA so keep an eye out for when they come to your city!