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Gillian Morris

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

EIR, TechStars; Founder, TripCommon; formerly Istanbul-based consultant, Harvard. Passions: travel, social network theory, building things

EIR, TechStars; Founder, TripCommon; formerly Istanbul-based consultant, Harvard. Passions: travel, social network theory, building things

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Product
I have an idea I'm commited to
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Hitlist

Positions

Founder Hitlist 2012 - present
EIR Techstars March 2013 - October 2013
Analyst Oxford Business Group December 2009 - August 2012
Organizing Committee Member Hollaback! Istanbul August 2011 - July 2012
Researcher Sidar Global, LLC October 2009 - December 2009
Intern CNN September 2009 - November 2009
Chair, Undergraduate Board Center for European Studies March 2008 - April 2009
Coordinator Greenwich Music Festival May 2007 - June 2007

Education

Harvard University Government, Medieval Studies 2004 - 2009
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) International Relations 2007 - 2007
GHS

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Ad Sales
  • • Engineering
  • • Marketing
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Events
  • • Int'l Development (Outside US/Canada)
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Recruiting • Analysis • Academics • Editing • Emerging Markets

Key Accomplishments

Diverse experience building and analyzing projects in emerging markets. Lived in 8 countries, worked in many more.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Connections, ability to analyze trends like an investor and tailor products as such

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Noah Smith
They're my friends  •  Founder of Dwelleo, a website for communicating with neighbors. Also active in: AirMaid, OmniTrail, Radiuus & NY Tech for Local Biz Meetup.
Gillian is smart and focused. She has a measured, clear and forthright way of communicating and doing business not usually found in someone ... so young. I could easily see her playing a lead role in building a business from the ground up or even being a captain of industry.
Paige
They're my friends
Gillian works very hard and diligently on her project never taking "no" for an answer. I have seen her work tirelessly and network throughou ... t the industry over the past year that I have known her.
Laura Moreno Cabanillas
Shareholder, Avanza: Business in Turkey and Brazil. Previously Founder and General Manager, Avanza: Business in Turkey and Brazil.
Gillian is an amazing entrepreneur. She is persistent and take every opportunity to show her brand and value to investors, customers and fri ... ends.
Bethanie Maples Krogstad
Growth/Marketing, SkyGiraffe and Advisor, Mappr by VibrantData.
Nicholas Woodhams
Co Founder, KitShare.org. Previously Adjutant, The Scottish & North Irish Yeomanry.
Her experience of raising finance & building a customer base is second to none

Robert Atwell Duryea
They're my friends
Robert's got years of experience and a broad network which he doesn't hesitate to share with fellow entrepreneurs. He's always on the lookou ... t for ways to apply his knowledge. Crucially, he's action-oriented, and likes to form plans - expect to actually get things done if you work with him.

Tom Kincaid
They're my friends
He's constantly developing new ways to solve problems.

Nicholas Colletti
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder, Hotelied, Inc.. Previously Portfolio Manager, Goldman Sachs.
He's already started an interesting business and clearly has the drive to take it to the next level.

Hrvoje Prpic
They're my friends  •  BA, entrepreneur, co-founder of the first BA network in the region, mentor on FI, member of advisory council of VERN' University.
Hrvoje is a successful serial entrepreneur who founded Croatia's main electronics retailer, HGSpot, and brought it to IPO.

Louis Monoyudis
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder, Bright Blue Maps. Previously Founder/CEO, CutOnYourBias.com. Harvard grad.
He consistently puts himself out there and cultivates a diverse network of contacts to deliver the best results.

Ashwini Anburajan
They're my friends  •  Consultant, Various Media Organisations. Previously Director of Partner Development, BuzzFeed. Brown grad.
Ashwini has a rich network of contacts in the media world and is well versed in making deals with the biggest players in the business.

Laura Moreno Cabanillas
They're my friends  •  Shareholder, Avanza: Business in Turkey and Brazil. Previously Founder and General Manager, Avanza: Business in Turkey and Brazil.
Laura had a network that spans continents and disciplines. She inspires me with her drive and ability to follow through on any lead.

Sean Paul Echevarria
We worked together  •  Organizer, The UX Lab and Business Partnerships Lead, Motivate Design. North Carolina State grad.
Sean has a lot of initiative and has put together a popular and productive series of meetups in NYC.

Alex Vaughn
They're my friends  •  Associate Product Manager, Mobile, Priceline.com. Previously Conversion Analyst, Priceline.com.
She's a great communicator who has risen through the ranks at Priceline quickly. She knows the value of building a network and is respected ... & liked by all she meets.