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President & Co-Founder | Clearbanc

Michele Romanow is the co-founder and President of Clearbanc: the alternative funding company that invests in growing online brands using a non-dilutive, win-win rev-share.

Recently recognized in Fortune's 40 Under 40 and named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, Michele is a prolific investor who has invested over $1B in 2K companies and will continue to fund 8X more female-founded companies than traditional VC firms. Using AI to vet companies without bias, Clearbanc is the world's largest eCommerce investor. In addition to providing access to capital, the company offers data solutions to help entrepreneurs make smarter, faster decisions.

As a "Dragon" on CBC's hit show Dragons' Den (Canada's Shark Tank), Michele started five companies before her 33rd birthday and exited two before her 30th. She previously co-founded SnapSaves (acquired by Groupon) and was the co-Founder of, which acquired ten competitors, including and WagJag.


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