How to win SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event? Purva Gupta, co-founder of Lily – fashion AI assistant, has mastered it all.
Purva emigrated from India to NYC, married a man that she loved, and then moved to California to pursue a new idea, Lily. At one time she didn’t have a visa to work in the US! But Purva has the soul of a great entrepreneur – she has done so many things to secure her life in America and serve thousands of women worldwide.
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Posted by Valley Talks on Friday, July 14, 2017
We got a winner! Purva Gupta, founder of Lily App, just won the coveted SXSW Accelerator Pitch competition in the Social and Culture category, while her fashion app is only few months into the public! Not to mention, that she just won several other pitch events, including The Startup Conference pitch competition. Lily connects emotionally with customers by matching clothes and styles with their moods and feelings. Simply let Lily know about yourself, and she’ll find thousands of clothing options for your needs. Purva and her team created the first algorithm that simulates a “Perception and Empathy” engine.
An alum of the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute and the Indian School of Business, Purva has taken many steps building her life and career. She emigrated from India to NYC, married a man that she loved (against her parents’ will), and then moved to California to pursue a new idea. At one time she didn’t have a visa to work in the US! But Purva has the soul of a great entrepreneur – she has done so many things to secure her life in America and serve thousands of women world-wide.
Valley Talks is EXCITED to speak with newest SXSW winner, Purva Gupta! In this episode, she tells us how she founded Lily and boarded her first users, her partnership with big retailers, her success at UNICEF and the diplomatic visa that saved her, and much much more!
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