Project Entrepreneur Accelerator: Follow Cake’s Journey


Cake is one of three companies participating in Project Entrepreneur’s five-week accelerator program at Rent the Runway’s headquarters in New York. Cake was selected as one of the winners from PE’s pitch competition in April . Over the course of the accelerator, the founders will visit local tech companies, meet with venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, as well as experts from Rent the Runway and UBS to gain insight and advice on topics critical to building a sustainable business.

Suelin Chen, Cake’s CEO and Co-Founder, shares takeaways from her experience at #PEaccelerator.

First, meet Suelin Chen, Cake CEO & Co-Founder:

During the first week, PE accelerator participants met with venture capitalists at Union Square Ventures and Tusk Ventures – here are some of the takeaways:

During the second week, PE accelerator participants focused on learning about marketing and communications, and took a trip to Bloomberg HQ:

Week 2 of PE accelerator flew by! We asked Suelin to share some takeaways and favorite moments from the week, which included working remotely with her team to keep her business moving as well as practicing her pitch with Rent the Runway Co-Founders Jen Hyman and Jenny Fleiss.

What about next week are you looking forward to?