A Look at Global Female Entrepreneurship
Today, female entrepreneurs employ more than all the Fortune 500 companies combined. In the past five years, women business owners have also outnumbered their male-counterparts. Stacey looks at the numbers of female entrepreneurs and talks about their involvement in growing economies globally.
2 Billion Under 20
Stacey discusses the challenges facing youth today: the rising cost of education, the rising cost of living, and youth unemployment. Yet despite these challenges, Stacey gives an inspirational view of the future discussing some of the 2 Billion Young people who are under 20 and shares the stories of these youth who are creating a better world for their generation.
How To Be A Young Innovator
Stacey gives an inspirational, yet realistic look at what it means to be a young person starting a business in America. She discusses the highs and lows of building MySocialCloud with a friend and a family member and her decision to go for round two with her next company, Forrge.
A Tactical Approach to Marketing & Advertising
Stacey speaks about the function of marketing and advertising in a company and why they’re important to the company’s bottom line. She shares her practical and tactical knowledge for building marketing strategy and creating advertising campaigns for both large companies and small businesses. She’ll discuss the different strategies at each stage of the company and share her lessons from working at reputation.com and working with her own clients at AdMoar.
About Stacey Ferreira:
Stacey is a serial entrepreneur who co-founded MySocialCloud.com, an online password manager, when she was just 18 years old. Later that year, she and her two co-founders raised $1.2M from investors that include Sir Richard Branson, Jerry Murdock (Insight Venture Partners), and Alex Welch (founder of Photobucket).
In 2013, she and her brother sold their company to Reputation.com which made her the youngest female tech entrepreneur to make an exit.
In 2015, St. Martin’s Press published Stacey’s first book, 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials Are Breaking Down Age Barriers and Changing the World, which became a #1 bestseller on Amazon in the Business Leadership category. Later that year, she was named one of Peter Thiel’s 20 Thiel Fellows and dropped out of NYU to begin her next startup, Forrge.
Stacey has spoken all over the world on topics ranging from entrepreneurship and business to marketing and advertising to youth and female empowerment. In 2013, Stacey was selected as one of ten millennial experts for the United States’ State Department IIP Program and travels to speak about these topics across the globe. At 23, she has made over 200 speeches and panel appearances.
Ferreira has been featured on and contributed to several news outlets, including the cover of Seventeen Magazine, The Huffington Post, Women 2.0, Business Insider, TechCrunch, and Forbes.
- Stacey was named one of “50 Startup Founders You Need To Follow onTwitter” on Forbes.
- MSN named Stacey one of “19 Ridiculously Successful College Dropouts Who Prove You Don’t Need a College Degree” next to Mark Zuckerberg, Evan Williams & Zack Sims.
- Business Insider named Stacey as a “Successful College Dropout” next to Aaron Levie, David Karp & Daniel Ek.