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Jesse Draper on Glambition Radio with Ali Brown

Jesse Draper of Halogen Ventures and Host of “The Valley Girl Show” — Glambition Radio Episode 123 with Ali Brown

Her interview-format “The Valley Girl Show” was nominated for an Emmy, she’s the fourth generation of her family to be a venture capitalist, and her new Halogen Ventures focuses on early stage investing in female founded consumer technology. Meet Jesse Draper on this week’s Glambition Radio.

When hosting “The Valley Girl Show”, Jesse not only helped pioneer the way for women in digital media, but she made it a point to make 50% of her interviews with women working in the tech industry. She has produced and distributed over 300 interviews with some of the greatest business minds, leaders, and personalities including; Sheryl Sandberg, Ted Turner, Mark Cuban, Elon Musk, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Jessica Alba, and Eric Schmidt.

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“Elitist? Feminist? Success-ist? Or Just an Alpha-Female?”

After being scrutinized for creating a by-application-only, selective dating app for successful women and men called “The League”, CEO Amanda Bradford is finally responding to her critics and haters who have labeled her as an “elitist”. 

In her words she describes what had been happening since the product’s inception: “I told myself I was just obeying wise adages: ‘ignore the critics’, ‘focus on your users and your product’, and ‘no press is bad press’, but by refusing to respond, I essentially let the media go on to corrupt our concept into one so superficial and optimized for clickbait that it’s nearly unrecognizable to me now.”

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