Hi! I'm Joana Gutierrez.
I was born in Manhattan, spent my childhood in Queens, my teenage years in Long Island, and I am now starting a family in Brooklyn.
I am, without a doubt - a New Yorker.
I learned about resourcefulness, generosity, and an incredible work ethic from my naturalized Filipino parents.
I like to observe and execute on patterns, trends, and theses so I became an investor at a hedge fund, and more recently, early stage venture capital. I realized that I wanted to get my hands dirty in crafting solutions, so I'm productizing technologies for clients, as well as my own.
My Why Contextualized: I want to leave the world better than when I found it with what I contribute to it. I also want to reduce the correlation of assholelishness and wealth accumulation by participating and investing in ethical game changing businesses and founders.
I am a life long student, forever grateful, and I've been enjoying the journey so far...
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Building community & authentic discourse around various topics including: Female Empowerment, Diversity, Sustainability, Responsible AI, Investments, Startups, All Things Design, Cryptocurrency, Smart Cities, Clean Energy, Innovation, Technology, STEM, Uplifting Underrepresented Communities, Spirituality, Mental Wellness, Cannabis, Revamped healthcare, education, and political systems, NYC Sample Sales, Toy Collectibles, Music, Anthony Bourdain and Richard Ayoade level of travel and food appreciation, cultural zeitgeist around positive change
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