Nir is a graduate of Harvard Business School and The University of Texas in Austin. He’s also a recurring panelist in the CNBC show, Power Pitch.
Her most recent job, DGNL Ventures, an early-stage venture capital finance, is an expansion of her entrepreneurial achievement. DGNL Ventures invests in startups which are smartly browsing the intersection of engineering, lifestyle, and actress. Formerly, Gruber has spent in such prominent firms as popchips, Living Proof (obtained by Unilever), Songza (acquired by Google), and Fashion GPS (currently Launchmetrics). Gruber has won a Peabody Award, a GLAAD Media Award, also 11 Emmy nominations for executive generating Project Runway. She was chosen among Harper’s Bazaar-Dolce & Gabbana’s Women to See 2014, among Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs of 2010, also was honored with more than 20 media business awards.
Throughout her agency, Total Picture, Desiree Gruber has been instrumental in creating a number of the world’s most prominent brands throughout fashion, entertainment, engineering, and retail, such as Victoria’s Secret, vitaminwater, and Living Proof, in addition to strategically guiding the professions of high-profile characters like Heidi Klum. She advises clients like Google, AOL, and Condé Nast Entertainment. And she’s helped create two of the most influential style properties of the previous 20 years–the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and Project Runway.
Nir Liberboim continues to be an active investor and investor in the consumer area for more than 15 decades. He co-founded DGNL Ventures to purchase advanced consumer brands and operate together with enthusiastic entrepreneurs that are generating meaningful, lasting companies. Formerly, Nir founded Uprise Ventures to seed consumer-facing notions that disrupted conventional business models and leveraged important influencers to construct brand recognition and drive adoption. Nir’s investments comprise: ipsy, FabKids (obtained by JustFab), Sir Kensington’s (acquired by Unilever), Roadster, Merry Jane, Greats, KiwiCrate, Red’s All Natural and Boon & Gable.
Gruber approaches her philanthropic jobs with the identical fire that fuels her companies. She serves on the boards of the US Fund for UNICEF in New York,” Tech:NYC, a newly-launched non-profit representing New York City’s tech industry, and God’s Love We Deliver. She’s been profiled in a Lot of publications, such as O: The Oprah Magazine, Variety, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, New York Magazine, and Women’s Wear Daily.