Lucy Danziger

Lucy Danziger was the editor-in-chief of Conde Nast’s Self Magazine, where she was a pioneer in digital publishing and grew online subscribers to 6.5 million. Now she’s reinventing herself as CEO and founder of Hintd, a social shopping and bookmarking website akin to Pinterest. We talk women in business, women’s health, and transformation.

Show Notes

What’s it like to move from the corporate corner office at a media empire like Conde Nast … to the uncertain terrain of “startuplandia?”

Lucy Danziger took the leap after scaling New York magazine publishing heights as editor-in-chief of Self Magazine, where she spent years advising women on health, fitness, relationships, and success in business.

At Self, she proved an early digital pioneer as an “intrapreneur”, growing online subscribers to 6.5 million a month.

Now she’s reinventing herself as CEO and founder of Hintd, a social shopping and bookmarking website akin to Pinterest.

She shares with Melinda Wittstock her epiphanies as she transformed into an entrepreneur with a startup.

On this episode Lucy shares actionable tips for success in business:

  • Workout: You have to stay healthy and battle stress. Lucy shares how she goes running in the mornings.
  • Women Do Better With Venture Capital Investment: “We make it last longer, we get more done with it. We are very productive with every piece of fundraising we do – we don’t mess around”.
  • Business and Kids: “I know a lot of powerful women who’ve made a huge success while raising kids ad it’s because we are so efficient and driven and focused on the task.”
  • Be Your Authentic Self!

More about Lucy here

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161 From Corner Office Corporate to ‘Startuplandia’: Lucy Danziger on Reinvention from Glossy Magazine Editor to Technology Entrepreneur

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