Rita is start-up business executive with 15+ years of expertise in business development, global expansion, equity & debt fundraising, buy-side & sell-side M&A, finance, business operations and general strategy.
She is currently the CEO & Founder of MiaMia Beauty, which is a social beauty platform built to fix the fragmented digital beauty user experience for Millennials and Gen Xers. MiaMia launched its first product, an iPhone app in November 2016.
Previously, she was the VP of Operations & Business Development at RadPad, an end-to-end residential rental marketplace. She was instrumental in raising a $9M Series A and executed all partnership deals to launch mobile/web payments. Preceding RadPad, Rita was VP of Operations at Wittlebee, an ecommerce start-up in children’s clothing.
At MySpace, Rita served as both VP of International Strategy and VP of Business Development. She successfully launched operations in 30 countries and executed key partnerships to help expedite the launch of new products. Rita began her career in investment banking.
In addition, Rita is an angel investor and has invested in Walc (mobile app for navigation), Mile High Run Club (NYC-based running studios) and Broke Girl’s Guide (email newsletter for Millennial women; 10x return in less than 2 years).
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