Entrepreneurs Turned Investors

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Roundtable — episode 93

Seasoned brand founders are jumping into investing to pursue lucrative returns. The founders behind brands like KraveBeauty, Huda Beauty, Wander Beauty, Schmidt’s Naturals, Oars + Alps, and Hero Cosmetics are among a burgeoning group of entrepreneurs committing earnings from their beauty brands to finance other beauty entrepreneurs following in their footsteps. Join Nader Naeymi-Rad and three beauty entrepreneurs-cum-investors as they discuss why they are establishing funds, the check sizes they are writing and reveal what makes a brand worthy of investment.


  • Nader Naeymi-Rad



  • Laura Cox Lisowski

    Co-Founder (Oars + Alps),
    Co-Founder (Dream Ventures Accelerator)
  • Divya Gugnani

    Co-Founder (Wander Beauty),
    Founder (Concept to Co)
  • Liah Yoo

    Founder & CEO (KraveBeauty),
    Managing Partner (Press Reset Ventures)