October 23, 2024


tastemakers, influencers, key opinion leaders, and cultural amplifiers
to gather for networking, discovering new products and experiences, and learning about ground-breaking innovations fueling the future of the industry.

Founders House is a pop-up content meets commerce experience creating a stage where cultural and commercial leadership meets the consumer's appetite for beauty, wellness and self-care.  This is a dynamic opportunity for community, content and commerce to merge through a highly intentional curated space.
Beauty Experience Spotlights & Product Demos
Signature Sip & Shop at our BrainTrust Founders Bazaar
Cocktails & Conversation, Curated Lunches, Dinners










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Founders House LA


Founders House will feature innovative panels, networking, interactive experiences, special appearances and our signature Sip and Shop: BrainTrust Founders Bazaar, a boutique collection of the most inclusive beauty and wellness products that serve the majority of consumers.

How to get involved

Strategic partners at Founders House are deeply integrated into the fabric of the entrepreneurial, influencer and creator communities, gaining valuable 1:1 access to consumers, increasing brand awareness and building a robust networking funnel while also authentically supporting the forward progress of innovation, technology and capital in the beauty industry and beyond.
Title Sponsor
Drive impact with a collaborative programming session based on theme of event and your brand goals, an executive speaking opportunity, and a gifting opportunity.
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Additional ways to participate

BrainTrust Founders Bazaar

Showcase as a retailer, a service provider, payment processor or tool to power ecommerce businesses during the BrainTrust Founders Bazaar.

Beauty Experience Spotlight & Product Demo

Beauty Experience with exclusive access to attendees, influencers, media executives for product demos and 1:1 meet and greets

Exclusive Gifting

​​​Connect with your target audience by getting your brand and products directly into their hands.

Executive Leadership Panels & Speaking Opportunities

Host a panel or fireside chat that provides a direct connection to your brand value proposition or service and relevant industry information.

Digital Content Studio & Social Amplification

​​​Host a branded studio space for attendees to share content using your tools and on your platform.

Cocktails & Conversation

Host a happy hour to interact 1:1 with founders, tastemakers, and influencers over a meal and cocktails.

Curated Lunches, Dinners

Host a curated dining experience to interact 1:1 with founders, tastemakers, and influencers over a meal and cocktails.

Past Founders Houses

MAY 25th, 2024

Founders House,
Glow + Flow

OCTOBER 23rd, 2023

Founders House,

SEPTEMBER 9th, 2023

Founders House,

AUGUST 7th, 2023

Founders House,
Martha's Vineyard

MARCH 9th-10th, 2023

Founders House,

JULY 5th-7th, 2022

Founders House,
New Orleans

Participating in Founders House SXSW and the Black Beauty Bazaar was a transformative experience for Parfait. It provided us with a unique platform to showcase our innovative technology and products to key decision-makers in the industry… This experience not only validates the importance of platforms like Founders House in elevating black-owned businesses but also demonstrates the power of community and collaboration in driving forward meaningful change and innovation in the beauty industry.

Isoken Igbinedion
Founder and CEO, Parfait
2022 - 2024

Past Sponsors

Strategic partners at Founders House are deeply integrated into the fabric of the entrepreneurial community gaining valuable 1:1 access to new consumers, increasing brand awareness and building a robust customer funnel while also authentically having fun.

Past Participants

Shadé Akande


Sir John

Makeup Artist, Activist, Influencer, and Global Beauty Executive

Christiane Pendarvis

Co-CEO, Pattern Beauty

Dee Robinson

BrainTrust Fund Limited Partner, Author of Courage by Design, and CEO and Founder, Good Trouble Bourbon

Ashli Sims

Managing Director of Build in Tulsa

Ifueko Igbinedion

Co-founder and CTO, Parfait

Jenny Shum

General Manager, Chase Ink

Jonathan Hodge

Private Wealth Manager, Merrill Private Wealth Management

Julee Wilson

Executive Director at BeautyUnited & Beauty Editor-At-Large at Cosmopolitan Magazine

Kim Lewis

Co-Founder & CEO, CurlMix

Kim Roxie

Founder & CEO, LAMIK Beauty

Liz Jenkins

Chief Business Officer, NBCUniversal Studio Group

Mark Carter

BrainTrust Limited Partner, Co-Founder, The Diverse Future

Moses Harris

B/AA - Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo Senior Vice President

Tiffany Haddish

Actress and Comedian

Tsigie White Robinson

Costume Designer, Power Book III: Raising Kanan

Ashunta Sheriff Beauty

Ashunta Sheriff, Founder and CEO

Bask & Bloom

Candera Thompson, Founder and CEO

Black Travel Box

Orion Brown, Founder and CEO


Kim Lewis, Co-founder and CEO


Dionne Phillips, Founder and CEO

Dosso Beauty

Kadidja Dosso, Founder

Dreaming of Juniper

Jazz Smollett, Founder

Enzuri Beauty

Kisha Tyrell, Founder

Grace the Collection

Denise Reese, Founder

IGL Nails

Brittany Golden, Founder and CEO

LAMIK Beauty

Kim Roxie, Founder

Intriguing Hair

Nikia Londy, Founder and CEO


Dr. Omonye Phillips, Founder


Isoken Igbinedion, Founder and CEO; Ifueko Igbinedion, Founder and Chief Technology Officer


Ezinne Iroanya, Founder and Chief Strategist


Diann Valentine, Founder and CEO

Terminal B

Chris and Fay Breedlove, Founders


Youmie Francois, Founder and CEO


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