Investor, 37 Angels
Julie Lerner is an Investor with 37 Angels, specializing in the food and beverage sector. 37 Angels is a group of 80 female Angel Investors that invests in about 10-12 high potential male and female-led early stage startups each year, filtered from 2000.
As Founder of the blog, The Failure Report, Julie interviews successful entrepreneurs and investors about what NOT to do to be successful. The goal of the blog is to provide actionable tips on how to avoid missteps for Founders.
Julie is a graduate of Northwestern University, The French Culinary Institute, and Kedge Business School in France. She had a successful career in sales/business development for radio stations in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York and later for the New York State Restaurant Association and wine companies.
She co-authored the book Lerner’s Consumer Guide to Health Care, for which she was featured in The New York Times business section as well as a five-part series on NBC’s Today Show with Katie Couric. She founded WineTwoThree, a wine newsletter targeting millennial women, and EatDrinkJobs, an employment platform for the hospitality industry. She has also been featured in Business Insider and was a finalist in Women 2.0.