How to Raise $4 Million Seed Funding for the Future of Work

Jun 28, 2022, 9:00 – 10:15 PM

Jasmine is Co-Founder & CEO of Five to Nine, an event management and evaluation software for program leaders at companies. Jasmine was named Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for enterprise technology, a Google for Startups Recipient, and a US Department of State Fellow for teaching entrepreneurship in emerging markets, and was named an Entrepreneurial Scholar, University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Virtual event

About this event

While working as an IT Consultant at EY, Jasmine led the Black Professional Network and their volunteering initiatives for the EY Chicago office. She soon realized that the process was extremely manual and it was near impossible for the business to understand how these programs impacted employee retention and productivity without any data. This is where the idea to build Five to Nine, or what she called the ‘Eventbrite for Corporations’ was born.

Fresh off her successful seed funding raise of $4 million, Jasmine will share her journey, the highs, and the lows, and lessons learned along the way.

Where: Virtual

When: June 28th, 4:00-5:15 PM CT

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  • Jasmine Shells

    Five To Nine

    Co-Founder & CEO



  • Rajiv Nathan


  • Sid Khaitan

    Chapter Coordinator

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