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Jillian Badanes

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Associate @ Techstars. Formerly: Google, Patch, & ecommerce startup. Michigan MBA.

Associate @ Techstars. Formerly: Google, Patch, & ecommerce startup. Michigan MBA.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing

Involved In

Advisor

fifth.free

Positions

Director of Marketing Viraltag May 2015 - present
Associate Techstars October 2014 - March 2015
MBA Intern -- Online Advertiser Engagement Team Google May 2013 - August 2013
MBA Consultant Discovery Communications March 2013 - May 2013
Director of Social Media and Marketing The Pajama Company July 2011 - July 2012
Local Editor Patch.com July 2010 - July 2011
Research Assistant Poisoning the Press: Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson, and the Rise of Washington's Scandal Culture January 2010 - May 2010
Online News Anchor and Online Editor The Washington Times August 2008 - December 2009
Investigative Team Intern WJLA-TV January 2008 - May 2008
Research Assistant The Washington Post July 2007 - December 2007
Situation Room Intern CNN August 2006 - December 2006

Education

University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business 2012 - 2014
The George Washington University Media and Public Affairs; Journalism and Mass Communication 2004 - 2008

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Dating
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Wellness
  • • Content
  • • News
  • • TV

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Key Strengths

Blogging • Multimedia • Editing • Marketing Strategy • Social Media Marketing

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Catherine Fish
They're my friends  •  Membership Manager, National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association. University of Michigan grad.
Jillian is the most creative, thoughtful and driven entrepreneur I know. She is trustworthy and honest. She's willing to hussle and hungry t ... o put companies on a path to greatness. Anyone would be lucky to meet Jillian, let alone have the pleasure of working with her everyday. This is an all around superb human being!
Sonja Williams
They're my school  •  Lead Instructional Designer, University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
I've watched Jillian make some amazing ideas come to life! She's creative and resourceful, and works hard. She's be a welcome addition to an ... y team.