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Clara Brenner

Co-Founder and CEO, Tumml

Clara is the co-founder and CEO of Tumml, an urban ventures accelerator. A nonprofit, Tumml’s mission is to empower entrepreneurs to solve urban problems. Clara is responsible for Tumml’s partnership development, marketing, and fundraising.

In January 2014, Forbes listed her as one of its “30 Under 30” for Social Entrepreneurship. Clara has also been named a “Female Founder to Watch” by Women 2.0. Clara’s work energizing urban impact entrepreneurship has been featured in several publications, including Forbes, VentureBeat, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Silicon Valley Business Journal, among others.

Clara has a background in urban real estate and sustainability. She worked as an Associate with WestMill Capital, a real estate investment start-up focused on alternative financing and merchandising mixes authentic to the local area. Notably, she developed and edited content for two WestMill web platforms (Popularise.com and Fundrise.com) to interact with the community about local real estate projects. Prior to WestMill Capital, Clara worked at AECOM, GVA Advantis and Monument Realty. A LEED Accredited Professional, Clara earned her MBA from MIT Sloan and her BA from NYU.

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