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Moda Operandi CEO to keynote 2012 FashInvest Capital Conference

FashInvest® is thrilled to announce Moda Operandi CEO Áslaug Magnúsdóttir will serve as keynote speaker at the FashInvest® Capital Conference.

 
PRLog - Dec. 4, 2012 - NEW YORK, NY - FashInvest®, the premiere global growth, advisory and development platform for emerging companies in the areas of Fashion, Fashion Tech, Branded Goods and Retail, is thrilled to announce that Moda Operandi CEO Áslaug Magnúsdóttir will serve as keynote speaker at the 2012 FashInvest® Capital Conference.

Slated for Tuesday, December 11th, at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City, FashInvest® will highlight the best and brightest fashion and fashion-related startups and fast growth companies from across the world.

“As a catalyst for the new wave of fashion start-ups, we are proud to have Magnúsdóttir serve as our keynote this year,” stated David Freschman, co-founder and CEO of FashInvest®. “Magnúsdóttir has redefined what fashion tech means and recognized an untapped market for the consumer and designer, alike.”

Launched in 2011, Moda Operandi (M’O) has quickly become a force in the online luxury fashion sector. Under the tutelage of Magnúsdóttir, M’O curates exclusive online designer trunkshows for consumers featuring ready-to-wear fashion, shoes, handbags, jewelry and accessories. As the first online luxury retailer to give customers the chance to pre-order tomorrow’s styles today, Moda Operandi has an innovative retail model which puts shoppers in the front row of runway shows from the comfort of their own home.

Magnúsdóttir, dubbed "fashion's fairy godmother" by Vogue and named to Fast Company's 2012 list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business, will also be honored with the 2012 FashInvest® Fashpreneur™ Award which is given to an entrepreneur who has clearly impacted the early stage and fast growth of entrepreneurial communities through their innovation and vision by establishing and leading their companies to win in today’s competitive environment.

“It is an honor to be recognized with the FashInvest® Fashpreneur™ Award on behalf of my great team at Moda Operandi that have been instrumental in transforming an idea into a thriving business,” stated Magnúsdóttir. “It is deeply humbling to receive this esteemed award for pursuing a vision of online retail that I feel passionately about and hope that my story inspires others to pursue their own entrepreneurial dreams.”

For more information on FashInvest® and Moda Operandi, visit fashinvest.com and www.modaoperandi.com, respectively.

For media inquiries or questions, please contact Camille L. Currie, PowerImage Public Relations at camille@powerimagepr.com.

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