Founders Unfound / Ashlee Ammons - Mixtroz

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In this episode Ashlee and Dan discussed:

  • Interning for LeBron James
  • How an awkward networking event gave birth to Mixtroz
  • Working alongside her mom as Co-Founder
  • The journey from Cleveland to NY to Nashville to Birmingham
  • Where to find the best rollercoasters in the world


Ashlee Ammons is the Co-Founder of Mixtroz, a company that creates serendipity at live and virtual events using real-time surveying along with their unique algorithm.  Ashlee has an amazing journey - from Ohio to New York, Tennessee, and eventually to Alabama. She’s gone from interning with Lebron James to becoming one of the first few African American Women to raise over $1M in venture funding. She's also been named as Entrepreneur Magazine's "100 Powerful Women" of 2019.


To top it all off, Ashlee has known her co-founder literally her whole life (spoiler alert, they're related!).

Make sure to listen to her incredible story.


MORE on ASHLEE and MIXTROZ

Ashlee:

linkedin.com/in/ashleeanneammons

instagram.com/shemixalot87


Mixtroz:

mixtroz.com

twitter.com/Mixtroz

instagram.com/mixtroz


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