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#MyStory featuring Manish Chandra
Mar 16, 2021
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM (America/Los_Angeles)

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My Story – Inspiring Journey of an Entrepreneur Featuring Manish Chandra – Leading the future of shopping!

How do you create a leading social marketplace where selling and buying are simple, social and sustainable? This was the vision Manish had when he founded Poshmark in 2011. Nearly a decade later, the company and its community of 70 million registered users, is thriving. Just this past January, Manish led a successful initial public offering, listing Poshmark on NASDAQ under the symbol POSH.

Manish is the visionary behind Poshmark’s growth and game-changing strategy that combines the human connection of a physical shopping experience with the scale, reach, ease, and selection benefits of ecommerce. He believes that the tech evolution will continue to fuel the success of Poshmark’s social marketplace in the foreseeable future.

. The company’s mission is to put people at the heart of commerce, empowering everyone to thrive. Today, Poshmark’s community spans the U.S., Canada & Australia and its social marketplace features more than 200 million items for sale, with 1 sale made every second in the US.

Join us for this inspiring talk, ask all your questions, learn from the experiences of a highly successful entrepreneur who is known for building and scaling successful companies, and connect with other aspiring entrepreneurs virtually on Tuesday March 16, 2021.

About Manish Chandra

Manish Chandra is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Poshmark, where he also serves on the company’s board of directors. As CEO, Manish is responsible for guiding the vision, strategy and growth of the company. Under his leadership, Manish has applied over 20 years of experience building and scaling companies to create a social marketplace that combines the human connection of a physical shopping experience with the scale, reach, ease, and selection benefits of ecommerce. Prior to Poshmark, Manish co-founded Kaboodle, an online shopping website where he served as CEO, which was acquired by Hearst Communications in August 2007. Before Kaboodle, Manish held executive positions at Versant, Versata (IPO 2000, acquired by Trilogy), and Sybase (IPO 1991, acquired by SAP). Manish holds an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from Haas Business School at the University of California, Berkeley, an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

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So, you want to know how he did it? What are his secrets and learnings that you can apply in your business and startups too? Then come and join us for this inspiring talk virtually on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

TiE Host:
Naveen Bisht, Chair, My Story Program, TiE Silicon Valley

Schedule:
6:00 PM – Introduction and Program
6:45 PM - Q & A
7:00 PM- Adjourn

For more information contact:

Vrushali Malpekar [email protected]

My Story – TiE SV Original Program

This talk is part of TiE SV’s monthly program “My Story – Inspiring Journey of an Entrepreneur” to celebrate entrepreneurship and bring stories from successful entrepreneurs in their own words that are both inspiring and educational. The invited speaker(s) share their entrepreneurial journey and talk about lessons learnt, mistakes they wish they avoided and key decisions that helped make their venture successful. Besides questions from the moderator, audience questions are encouraged.

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