Daymond John, Founder, FUBU; CEO, Shark Branding
Daymond John is the founder of FUBU, standing for “For Us By Us,” a lifestyle that was neglected by other clothing companies. In 2009, John joined the cast of the ABC entrepreneurial business show Shark Tank. As one of the “Sharks,” John listens to business pitches from everyday people hoping to launch their company or product to new heights. Investing his own money in every project, John becomes partners with the entrepreneurs, helping turn their dreams into a reality, according to his website.
Valerie Mosley, Chairwoman, Valmo Ventures
Valerie Mosley is chairwoman of Valmo Ventures, a firm that creates, collaborates and invests in companies, assets, and efforts that have significant potential to grow, profit and add value to society. Prior to Valmo Ventures, Mosley was partner, senior vice president and investment strategist at Wellington Management Co., LLP, an $800 billion global money management firm, according to Valmo Ventures’ website.