When the word “startup” comes to mind, one tends to think of tech companies like Apple and Facebook. However, innovation is possible in any industry and Lauren Schulte and her startup The Flex Company stand as evidence of this. Lauren is an entrepreneur creating a new feminine hygiene product, Flex, a tampon alternative. The Flex Company is bringing innovation to the under-served market of women’s health and we are excited to hear about the possibilities in healthcare and entrepreneurship.
Before founding The Flex Company, Lauren served as director of marketing at Upwork, senior stakeholder manager of brands and features at The Coca-Cola Company and director of marketing at Samasource. She frequently speaks on women’s health, job creation and marketing leadership. Her commentary has been featured in The Washington Post, The Daily Beast and NPR.
Lauren holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University in business administration with a concentration in marketing.
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