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I help CPG brands break into retail (Sephora, ULTA, Target etc.) I also help co's fundraise.

Join Kara La Forgia's private mentorship program to get personalized advice that will help scale your business.


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Green Reviews Star

(10+ sessions)

  • Available: Thursday, Mar 23rd at 3:00pm

  • Specific Advice

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Kara La Forgia

CPG Advisor + Investor
  • Available: Thursday, Mar 23rd at 3:00pm

  • Specific Advice

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About Kara

I am an early stage investor based in NYC + own a business development consulting firm where we spearhead B2B sales distribution for CPG brands in the wellness/clean beauty/lifestyle/fem care + sexual health spaces through retail and brand partnerships. I’ve been 1st hire at several startups in the space + have worn many hats. I am well versed in a ton of areas (Biz Dev, strategy, fundraising etc). I have personal long standing relationships with thousands of retailers worldwide. I received my JD from Cardozo law and have angel invested in 20+ portfolio companies in fem tech, tech, fintech, future of work, CPG, food/beverage, healthcare verticals. I’m genuinely passionate about working with like-minded founders and growing businesses from the ground up in a meaningful way by adding significant value at a very quick pace. I mentor founders and advise companies on an ongoing basis.


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avatar Tony P

Tony P

Kara has been the most helpful of all mentorpass sessions ive taken to date. She is so willing to help guide the retail journey in any way possible . She has a wealth of knowledge , network, and experience that is sure to benefit any dt2 owner looking for a clearer picture of what to expect with retail and wholesale partnerships . As an added bonus she is also very well versed in founder funding and very willing to help in any way she can.

avatar Dario James M

Dario James M

A brilliant session, just what I was hoping for! Kara was thoughtful, quick and completely over delivered in our 30-minute call. Thanks Kara!

avatar Andy H

Andy H

We covered a lot of ground in 30 min! Very generous and gave constructive feedback but in a positive and upbeat way.

avatar Michael G

Michael G

Enjoyed chatting with Kara! Super helpful when it comes to understanding brand + retailer relationships.

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Thursday, Mar 23rd at 3:00pm

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(10+ sessions)