Stylish Startups: Can You Handle the Pace?

Working at a startup can be a grueling yet rewarding business. Come to this panel to discover everything about fashion startups, from the benefits, to the challenges, to career possibilities and more.


David Whittemore
Clothes Horse

David Whittemore is an entrepreneur and startup enthusiast. He is currently the co-founder of Clothes Horse, an early-stage fashion technology startup in New York focused on helping shoppers buy clothes that fit from online apparel retailers. Before Clothes Horse, he co-founded V Bespoke, a custom clothing company that produced tailored suits and shirts.
David developed his passion for entrepreneurship building and managing products for New York startups. He was the Senior Product Manager at On Deck Capital, a venture-backed financial services startup, where he managed a product portfolio that experienced ten-fold revenue-growth under his tenure. Prior to that he was the first employee and Product Manager at Monitor110, also a venture-backed financial services startup.

He received a BA in Economics & Philosophy from Columbia University. As an alumnus, he has been active in the entrepreneurship community, serving as President of Columbia Venture Community from 2010-11.

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