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Life Unfiltered with Alexa
Life Unfiltered with Alexa/ Be Fearless Summit
City/Town where Organization Located
City/Town of Residence - this is for media placement
Los Angeles, CA
Company/organization description (<500 characters)
Life Unfiltered with Alexa is a lifestyle platform for young adults focusing on social media and mental health. Along with the site, the weekly podcast This is Life Unfiltered strives to empower young people to be fearless and get out of their comfort zone.
Tell us about the entrepreneurial milestones you accomplished in 2019 (<500 characters) e.g., patents received, growth rate, and successful MVP, trial, or exit, etc…
In 2019, I wrapped my first show Fearless Everyday on Radio Disney. I also launched the Be Fearless Summit and premiered that at Drexel with sponsors like Headspace, and Instax. I also spoke at Uconn and Eastern Connecticut State University along with Quinnipiac. There was a growth rate of 80% in 2020 for my overall brand and company.
What type of entrepreneur are you? Scaling Company: regional, national, or global business focus and greater than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Scalable Venture: regional, national, or global business focus and less than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Main Street: local business focus;Social Good: social enterprise or nonprofit focus
social good/ enterprise.
Student entrepreneur: Are you a student and younger than 25 as of December 31, 2019? YES or NO
I'm not a student, but I am 22.
What CT entrepreneur ecosystem resources (spaces, programs, events, schools, etc.) have helped you succeed? (<500 characters)
I have really been in touch with the Content Lab in Hartford as well as some local Hartford based blogger/ entrepreneur meet-ups that have helped my business grow. Since I've spoken at so many CT based schools, I've had the opportunity to network with many students and faculty that have inspired me and helped my brand grow as well!
What people are saying about Alexa Curtis...
Alexa Curtis grew up in Mansfield and founded a lifestyle site on social media and mental health when she was 12. Now Alexa runs the site full-time, speaks at colleges across the country including Uconn and ECSU, and recently launched the Be Fearless Summit. Her show Fearless Everyday on Radio Disney was Disney's first show on social media and bullying. Michele Kropf