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Rent the Runway Founder Hopes To Inspire By Example

  • Fortune, Monday, March 25, 2019 1:22 PM
"Rent the Runway co-founder and CEO Jennifer Hyman is one of fewer than 20 women at the helm of a private U.S. company valued at more than $1 billion," begins this Fortune piece, which notes "she’s likely the only one to reach that milestone while nine months pregnant." Still,"I don’t think that being pregnant affected the process at all," says Hyman, noting that while she raised funds, investors "never brought [the pregnancy] up." Her conclusion:"I hope it will inspire thousands of other women around the world that they can do this, too. Perhaps there’s more fear of building a business while pregnant than necessary."

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