Alexa Hirschfeld is a co-founder of Paperless Post, a startup that has delivered over 100 million online and paper invitations since it launched in 2009. Paperless Post has revolutionized both the style and substance of its category. It introduced design as a core value of the medium, removed ads, and changed the way people look at the vertical. The company has raised over $12 million in venture financing.
Alexa has been recognized as one of Fortune’s “10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs” and was one of Fast Company’s “Most Influential Women in Technology” in both 2010 and 2011. She was named a New York Venture fellow by the New York City Economic Development Corporation in 2012. She received a B.A. in classics from Harvard College in 2006.