Allyson Downey

Allyson Downey

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Allyson Downey is the Co-founder of Meta Angels, an NFT membership community harnessing the metaverse to unlock real life opportunities. Meta Angels has built first-of-its-kind NFT-lending technology into its smart contract, ensuring that the community remains accessible to the people who can most benefit from it. She is also the CEO of Stellar Reviews, which helps brands increase sales by 40% by building an authentic, honest base of consumer reviews for their product launches. Allyson has been building communities online since 2007, and is an expert on women in the workplace. In 2013, she launched weeSpring, a Techstars-backed startup that helps new and expecting parents collect advice from their friends about what they need for their baby. weeSpring has received accolades from TechCrunch, Mashable, CNBC, and the Daily Mail, and it was heralded as Yelp for baby products by InStyle magazine.

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  • Allyson is a keynote speaker who has built a career on the power of trusted advice.

  • Her writing has been featured in The Atlantic, Time, Fortune, Fast Company, the Wall Street Journal, and others.

  • She has appeared on ABC World News Now, Power Pitch on CNBC, and other outlets.

  • She has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.