Katie Finnegan ’05 spent her career in the retail sector as a merchandiser and management consultant. Frustrated by the e-commerce landscape, in 2012, she launched Hukkster, a platform that allows online shoppers to tag their preferences anytime, anywhere, and gain real-time access to specific products the moment they go on sale. The same year, Hukkster raised a $1 million round of seed funding led by the Winklevoss twins and including retail executives such as the CEO of Tumi (Jerome Griffith) and the president of Henri Bendel (Chris Fiore).
Little Talks, Big Ideas: Katie Finnegan ’05, founder of HukksterBy Contributing Writer on April 7, 2013
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