Jaclyn Johnson

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  • Founder and CEO, Create & Cultivate
  • Investor and Founder, New Money Ventures
  • Author of 'WorkParty' and Host, 'WorkParty' Podcast
  • One of Forbes' "30 Under 30"



Serial entrepreneur, author, investor, and podcaster Jaclyn Johnson is a powerhouse innovator rewriting the rules for women in business. Johnson is the Founder and CEO of Create & Cultivate, a high-impact media company uniting female entrepreneurs and CEOs through education and community, hosting over 100 events with celebrity speakers and panelists sponsored by top Fortune 500 companies. With two million-dollar exits behind her, Johnson understands first-hand what it takes to create your own space in the market, and recently launched New Money Ventures – a venture capital firm and brand incubator seeking to fund and mentor the next generation of female-led brands. In electrifying keynote speeches and conversations, Johnson shares practical takeaways for cultivating determination, finding your innovative niche, and elevating workplace equality that impact individuals and organizations alike.

Johnson has been profiled in Forbes, Ad Week, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Los Angeles Times, Entrepreneur, and more, and was recognized as an Ad Week Disruptor and named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30,” among other accolades. She is the author of WorkParty: How to Create & Cultivate the Career of Your Dreams, a rallying cry for women in the workplace, which Bustle called “one of the most informative and practical advice books for millennial women.” The book’s accompanying podcast, WorkParty, features compelling guests and was named to Forbes’ “21 Podcasts to Listen to in 2021” list. A gifted speaker as well as an insightful moderator, Johnson is a leader in conversations about women in the workplaces, building companies from the ground up, and creating community as a values-driven leader.

 

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  • Fearless Conference
  • Forbes Detroit Summit
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Jaclyn Johnson: A Gifted Moderator for Your Next Event

Serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jaclyn Johnson is an expert interviewer – her WorkParty podcast, featuring compelling high-profile guests and vital conversations, and was named to Forbes’ “21 Podcasts to Listen to in 2021” list. With her expertise in business-building, innovating, and cre ...

Serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jaclyn Johnson is an expert interviewer – her WorkParty podcast, featuring compelling high-profile guests and vital conversations, and was named to Forbes’ “21 Podcasts to Listen to in 2021” list. With her expertise in business-building, innovating, and creating community, Johnson is a gifted moderator for your next event and makes a big impact on audiences of all kinds.

Building a Multi-Million Dollar Business, On Your Own Terms

Serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jaclyn Johnson has created multiple multi-million dollar companies, while espousing her unique work-life philosophy and empowering other female entrepreneurs to do the same. Recognizing a gap in conversations about business and investing, Johnson offers key ...

Serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jaclyn Johnson has created multiple multi-million dollar companies, while espousing her unique work-life philosophy and empowering other female entrepreneurs to do the same. Recognizing a gap in conversations about business and investing, Johnson offers key insights and advice from her own successful journey that will resonate with individuals and organizations alike.

The Secret to Success in Business: Building Community

Serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jaclyn Johnson found her niche as a powerhouse by creating community with her high-impact media company Create & Cultivate. Taking her support for fellow female entrepreneurs further, Johnson founded New Money Ventures, empowering the best new female-le ...

Serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jaclyn Johnson found her niche as a powerhouse by creating community with her high-impact media company Create & Cultivate. Taking her support for fellow female entrepreneurs further, Johnson founded New Money Ventures, empowering the best new female-led brands. She shares insights about finding your niche as an innovator while supporting others in business in impactful keynotes and conversations.

Women in the Workplace: First We Leaned In, Now We Stand Up

Inspired by her acclaimed book and the accompany star-studded podcast WorkParty, serial entrepreneur Jaclyn Johnson leads a vital conversation about women in the workplace. In riveting keynotes and conversations, Johnson offers key insights about making an impact in your chosen field, empowering wom ...

Inspired by her acclaimed book and the accompany star-studded podcast WorkParty, serial entrepreneur Jaclyn Johnson leads a vital conversation about women in the workplace. In riveting keynotes and conversations, Johnson offers key insights about making an impact in your chosen field, empowering women as entrepreneurs and leaders in business, and values-driven leadership in this memorable event for audiences of all kinds.

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<p><strong>Dynamic entrepreneur Jaclyn Johnson is an expert on championing women-led businesses</strong></p>

Dynamic entrepreneur Jaclyn Johnson is an expert on championing women-led businesses

Venture capitalist and powerhouse entrepreneur JACLYN JOHNSON is helping women-owned companies disrupt the business world with her recently launched VC firm and brand incubator, New Money Ventures. Founder and CEO of the impactful Create and Cultivate, an online community and offline conference for women in business, Johnson is no stranger to making sure women entrepreneurs are properly supported. She recently discussed her focus in launching NMV in an interview with Forbes, “For over 10 years I’ve been building companies from the ground up and have seen first-hand the hurdles women face when trying to go from concept to exit. Early on, I recognized not only a gap in funding but in resources and community support for female entrepreneurs.”

Not only is Johnson a gifted speaker and moderator, but a bestselling author of the book WorkParty; she also hosts a podcast of the same name. In her compelling talks she highlights building community as the secret to entrepreneurial success, provides insights on starting a company on your own terms, and discusses empowering women through value-driven leadership. As her business repertoire continues to expand, Johnson has truly commanded vital conversations about women in business, cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset and finding your niche while simultaneously supporting others. She is an important in-demand speaker for audiences of all kinds and a perfect pick for your next business event.

Read Jaclyn Johnson’s interview with Forbes here >> 

Listen to Jaclyn Johnson’s Podcast WorkParty here >>

<p>Jaclyn Johnson gives back to small business owners in an effort to help founders hit by the pandemic, as a prominent member of the business community</p>

Jaclyn Johnson gives back to small business owners in an effort to help founders hit by the pandemic, as a prominent member of the business community

JACLYN JOHNSON, powerhouse entrepreneur, author, investor, podcast host and business owner, knows how to cultivate small businesses. As the CEO of Create & Cultivate, which gathers the best and the brightest female entrepreneurs and CEOs in online and in-person conferences to help educate & facilitate young women in today’s working world, she is particularly interested in helping founders in the United States thrive, even in a pandemic. She paired up Create and Cultivate with Mastercard to launch The Main Street Love Small Business Grant Contest,” which provides $100,000 in grants to deserving business owners hit hard by the pandemic. This is just one way that Johnson gives back, as she likes to lift as she climbs as a woman in business. Jaclyn’s own work-life philosophy, built on the cornerstones of female empowerment, hustling-hard and innovation have propelled her voice to the forefront of the discussion on workplace equality, a new thought-leader for millennial women and Gen Zers on the career come up. Known for her powerful messaging and often imitated never duplicated style of digital and experiential marketing, Johnson is reshaping attitudes on female entrepreneurialism, work culture and the gig economy for women all over the world.

<p>Catch the latest WorkParty Podcast</p>

Catch the latest WorkParty Podcast

Featured on Forbes' 21 Podcasts to Listen to in 2021 list, WorkParty is the vision of JACLYN JOHNSON, the powerhouse founder and CEO behind Create & Cultivate, the fastest growing online platform and conference for millennial women in business. In WorkParty the book, Jaclyn spills on how she found the determination to flip her rock bottom moment into hard work and success —and how you can, too. By age 32 she had sold a company, launched a new one, bought her first home, found the love of her life and had a million ups and downs in between. WorkParty the podcast is all the lessons she learned and the advice she wishes she had gotten along the way. You’ll hear from female founders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, creatives and so many other badass boss ladies. Listen now! >>

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Jaclyn Johnson created her career. A power house entrepreneur, by the time she was 28, Johnson had sold her first business, (No Subject), invested in one of the country’s top female owned startups, Away, and launched her second multi million-dollar company, Create & Cultivate.

Johnson recognized a gap in conversations, resources, events and community for female millennial entrepreneurs and responded with a solution, Create & Cultivate, the beloved media platform and nationwide conference. In the process, Jaclyn’s own work-life philosophy, built on the cornerstones of female empowerment, hustling-hard and innovation have propelled her voice to the forefront of the discussion on workplace equality, a new thought-leader for millennial women and Gen Zers on the career come up. Known for her powerful messaging and often imitated never duplicated style of digital and experiential marketing, Johnson is reshaping attitudes on female entrepreneurialism, work culture and the gig economy for women all over the world.

Johnson's first book, WorkParty, published by Simon & Schuster, offers a rallying cry for women in the workplace, First We Leaned In, Now We Stand Up. WorkParty is Johnson’s career manifesto sharing her story as well as advice on how she turned distrust into determination, frustration into fuel, and heartache into hard work. WorkParty has an accompanying podcast which has featured guests like Kristen Bell, Sophia Bush, Kendra Scott and Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran and was named to Forbes' 21 Podcasts to Listen to in 2021 list. 

A graduate of NYU, Johnson’s trajectory has been skyrocketing since she founded (No Subject) in 2010. With the launch of Create & Cultivate in 2012, she gained global visibility. Eight years later, Create & Cultivate is bigger than ever, reaching an audience of 1 million millennial women, and hosting over 100 events to date. The conferences, which are completely self-funded, have landed in major cities around the country and boasts sponsors that include top Fortune 500 companies like Mastercard, Facebook Messenger, Amazon, LinkedIn, QuickBooks and Microsoft to the buzziest brand names like Laura Mercier, LaCroix, Clinique, Chandon, Urban Outfitters and more. Past speakers and panelists include celebrities and CEO’s like Kim Kardashian West, Martha Stewart, Chelsea Handler, Jessica Alba, Meghan Markle, Chrissy Teigen, Gloria Steinem, Issa Rae, Nicole Richie and more front-runners in fashion, technology, design and business.

Named a Forbes "30 Under 30", an Adweek Disruptor and profiled in Fast Company, the LA Times, Entrepreneur and more, Johnson has earned her way to the frontlines of a workplace revolution at a time when change agents and disruptors are flexing real influence. With the entirety of her career devoted to building up female entrepreneurs and women in the workplace, 2020 is poised to be Johnson’s biggest year yet.