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About the Author
As a principal at BlueRun, Jana Lee brings her experience as a serial founder to partner with startups.
Throughout her career, Jana has proven her ability to identify unconventional opportunities and turn them into businesses and products. By the age of 25, Jana was a sales leader at a Fortune 40 company with revenue placing her in the top 5%. She transitioned to consumer Internet and mobile technology, built a mobile publishing platform for 70K community journalists at Examiner.com, and continued on to cofound two companies herself.
Her experience growing Tapestry, a consumer storytelling platform out of the betaworks studio in NYC, and Fun Org, a one-click-purchase social ticketing app, cemented her proficiency in interaction-focused consumer product development. With over a decade of real-world consumer mobile experience, Jana joined BlueRun Ventures as an investor to source, mentor, and connect with early-stage entrepreneurs.
Jana has a strong and varied speaking resume that includes events such as Social Media Week, SVForum's Women in Tech Festival, Designers + Geeks, and Princeton University's Entrepreneurship Series.