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Founder & CEO of Learnvest.com; New York Times Bestseller Author of "Financially Fearless"

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 Alexa von Tobel Biography

Alexa von Tobel is the founder and CEO of LearnVest.com, the leading personal finance and lifestyle website for women. Alexa developed the idea for LearnVest in 2006, during her senior year at Harvard College when she realized she, and most of her peers, had never had any formal education on how to effectively manage their finances. Alexa searched for reliable financial guidance and consistently came up overwhelmed or disappointed. Thus, the LearnVest mission was born – to make trusted personal financial information accessible to millions of women across the country.

After receiving her degree in Psychology at Harvard College, Alexa worked as a trader at Morgan Stanley on their Proprietary Trading Desk before leaving to be the Head of Business Development at Drop.io, a venture backed start-up in NYC. She enrolled in Harvard Business School in the Fall of 2008 only to take a leave of absence shortly after to launch LearnVest and pursue her dream of bringing financial literacy to millions of women everywhere.

In just under five months, Alexa raised $1.1 million of seed funding from Angel investors and less than a year later, she closed a Series A round of funding totaling $4.5 million from Accel Partners. To date, Learnvest has raised outside equity of $72 million, from investors including Accel Partners, AmericanExpress Ventures and Northwestern Mutual Capital.

Since launching LearnVest in 2009 at TechCrunch50, Alexa has been widely quoted as a personal finance expert and entrepreneur in top tier business and consumer publications including: New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, BusinessWeek, Marie Claire, ForbesWoman, The Huffington Post and many more.

In addition, Alexa has appeared on several major local and national television shows including The Today Show, CNN, The Rachael Ray Show, The Nate Berkus Show, Fox Business News, CNN, ABC News, Bloomberg News, and The Gayle King Show among many others.

Alexa has been included on Vanity Fair's 2011 Next Establishment list, featured on Business Insider's 2010 and 2011 Silicon Alley 100 lists, named "One of the Coolest Young Entrepreneurs" in Inc. Magazine's 30 Under 30 feature, titled a "Woman to Watch" by Forbes and included on the publication's 30 Under 30 list, highlighted on BusinessWeek's annual list of "Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs," and named to the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women Class of 2011.

In addition to LearnVest, Alexa is the co-founder of L.W.A.L.A. (www.lwala.org) a 501c3 focused on fighting HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Alexa has spoken at Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School, Princeton, Yale, SXSW and at Maria Shriver's Women's Conference.

Her first book, "Financially Fearless: The Learnvest Program for Taking Control Of Your Money" provided a financial game plan tailored to the readers ability to integrate their financial plan into their mobile, social, and digital life. Her second book "Financially Forward: How to Use Today's Digital Tools to Earn More, Save Better, and Spend Smarter", encompasses technology in a new way to better your chances of financial freedom.

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Financially Forward: How to Use Today's Digital Tools to Earn More, Save Better, and Spend Smarter

Financially Forward: How to Use Today's Digital Tools to Earn More, Save Better, and Spend Smarter

Financially Fearless: The LearnVest Program for Taking Control of Your Money

Financially Fearless: The LearnVest Program for Taking Control of Your Money

Speaking Topics
  • Six Money Mantras to Live By

    Alexa walks through her six money mantras, the perfect foundation for getting your financial life in order. Her money mantras cover everything from creative tips for organizing your finances to managing debt to reaching retirement goals. As a renowned personal finance expert, this talk integrates Alexa's favorite tips that are relevant to a wide range of audiences.

  • How to Get Your Dream Company Off the Ground

    At just 26 years old, with the economy in shambles, Alexa dropped out of Harvard Business School to pursue her dream of starting a company. Over the past few years, she has raised $25 million in funding for LearnVest and won numerous accolades (including "One of the Coolest Young Entrepreneurs" in Inc. Magazine's 30 Under 30 feature). Alexa shares the expertise she's gained along the way, outlining how to raise capital, know your user, spend $0 on marketing, identify your success metrics, and more.

  • The Only Budget You'll Ever Need

    Alexa presents her essential budgeting principles, revealing the ins and outs of the 50-20-30 method. For each budgeting category: Essential Expenses, Financial Priorities and Lifestyle Choices, she shares insider tips for cutting your costs and living your richest life
    • no matter your income.

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    Booking fees for Alexa von Tobel, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Alexa von Tobel, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Alexa von Tobel?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alexa von Tobel for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alexa von Tobel for your next private or corporate function.
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Alexa von Tobel

Founder & CEO of Learnvest.com; New York Times Bestseller Author of "Financially Fearless"

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Alexa von Tobel Biography

Alexa von Tobel is the founder and CEO of LearnVest.com, the leading personal finance and lifestyle website for women. Alexa developed the idea for LearnVest in 2006, during her senior year at Harvard College when she realized she, and most of her peers, had never had any formal education on how to effectively manage their finances. Alexa searched for reliable financial guidance and consistently came up overwhelmed or disappointed. Thus, the LearnVest mission was born – to make trusted personal financial information accessible to millions of women across the country.

After receiving her degree in Psychology at Harvard College, Alexa worked as a trader at Morgan Stanley on their Proprietary Trading Desk before leaving to be the Head of Business Development at Drop.io, a venture backed start-up in NYC. She enrolled in Harvard Business School in the Fall of 2008 only to take a leave of absence shortly after to launch LearnVest and pursue her dream of bringing financial literacy to millions of women everywhere.

In just under five months, Alexa raised $1.1 million of seed funding from Angel investors and less than a year later, she closed a Series A round of funding totaling $4.5 million from Accel Partners. To date, Learnvest has raised outside equity of $72 million, from investors including Accel Partners, AmericanExpress Ventures and Northwestern Mutual Capital.

Since launching LearnVest in 2009 at TechCrunch50, Alexa has been widely quoted as a personal finance expert and entrepreneur in top tier business and consumer publications including: New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, BusinessWeek, Marie Claire, ForbesWoman, The Huffington Post and many more.

In addition, Alexa has appeared on several major local and national television shows including The Today Show, CNN, The Rachael Ray Show, The Nate Berkus Show, Fox Business News, CNN, ABC News, Bloomberg News, and The Gayle King Show among many others.

Alexa has been included on Vanity Fair's 2011 Next Establishment list, featured on Business Insider's 2010 and 2011 Silicon Alley 100 lists, named "One of the Coolest Young Entrepreneurs" in Inc. Magazine's 30 Under 30 feature, titled a "Woman to Watch" by Forbes and included on the publication's 30 Under 30 list, highlighted on BusinessWeek's annual list of "Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs," and named to the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women Class of 2011.

In addition to LearnVest, Alexa is the co-founder of L.W.A.L.A. (www.lwala.org) a 501c3 focused on fighting HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Alexa has spoken at Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School, Princeton, Yale, SXSW and at Maria Shriver's Women's Conference.

Her first book, "Financially Fearless: The Learnvest Program for Taking Control Of Your Money" provided a financial game plan tailored to the readers ability to integrate their financial plan into their mobile, social, and digital life. Her second book "Financially Forward: How to Use Today's Digital Tools to Earn More, Save Better, and Spend Smarter", encompasses technology in a new way to better your chances of financial freedom.

Alexa von Tobel Videos

  • ALEXA VON TOBEL: FINANCIALLY FORWARD
    Von Tobel’s confusion surrounding her own personal finances as a young professional shaped the trajectory of her career. She dropped out of Harvard...
  • Alexa Von Tobel: "Financially Fearless" | Talks at Google
    Alexa Von Tobel visited Google LA to talk about her book "Financially Fearless." This talk took place on January 16, 2014.
  • How to Use Your Tax Refund to Achieve Financial Stability

Alexa von Tobel Books

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Alexa von Tobel Speaking Topics

  • Six Money Mantras to Live By

    Alexa walks through her six money mantras, the perfect foundation for getting your financial life in order. Her money mantras cover everything from creative tips for organizing your finances to managing debt to reaching retirement goals. As a renowned personal finance expert, this talk integrates Alexa's favorite tips that are relevant to a wide range of audiences.

  • How to Get Your Dream Company Off the Ground

    At just 26 years old, with the economy in shambles, Alexa dropped out of Harvard Business School to pursue her dream of starting a company. Over the past few years, she has raised $25 million in funding for LearnVest and won numerous accolades (including "One of the Coolest Young Entrepreneurs" in Inc. Magazine's 30 Under 30 feature). Alexa shares the expertise she's gained along the way, outlining how to raise capital, know your user, spend $0 on marketing, identify your success metrics, and more.

  • The Only Budget You'll Ever Need

    Alexa presents her essential budgeting principles, revealing the ins and outs of the 50-20-30 method. For each budgeting category: Essential Expenses, Financial Priorities and Lifestyle Choices, she shares insider tips for cutting your costs and living your richest life
    • no matter your income.

FAQs on booking Alexa von Tobel

  • How to book Alexa von Tobel?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Alexa von Tobel for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Alexa von Tobel, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Alexa von Tobel or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Alexa von Tobel?

    Booking fees for Alexa von Tobel, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Alexa von Tobel, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Alexa von Tobel?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alexa von Tobel for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alexa von Tobel for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Alexa von Tobel or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alexa von Tobel or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Alexa von Tobel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Alexa von Tobel for your event is available upon request. Alexa von Tobel generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Sophia Amoruso, Barbara Corcoran, Jennifer Hyman and Alexis Maybank. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alexa von Tobel for an upcoming event.

Alexa von Tobel Speaker Videos

  • ALEXA VON TOBEL: FINANCIALLY FORWARD
    Von Tobel’s confusion surrounding her own personal finances as a young professional shaped the trajectory of her career. She dropped out of Harvard Business School to found LearnVest.com, a...
    Alexa Von Tobel: "Financially Fearless" | Talks at Google
    Alexa Von Tobel visited Google LA to talk about her book "Financially Fearless." This talk took place on January 16, 2014.
  • How to Use Your Tax Refund to Achieve Financial Stability
    Alexa von Tobel, Founder - LearnVest
  • Alexa Von Tobel on the Importance of Personal Finance Education
    Alexa von Tobel at TEDxWallStreet

Alexa von Tobel Speaking Topics

  • Six Money Mantras to Live By

    Alexa walks through her six money mantras, the perfect foundation for getting your financial life in order. Her money mantras cover everything from creative tips for organizing your finances to managing debt to reaching retirement goals. As a renowned personal finance expert, this talk integrates Alexa's favorite tips that are relevant to a wide range of audiences.

  • How to Get Your Dream Company Off the Ground

    At just 26 years old, with the economy in shambles, Alexa dropped out of Harvard Business School to pursue her dream of starting a company. Over the past few years, she has raised $25 million in funding for LearnVest and won numerous accolades (including "One of the Coolest Young Entrepreneurs" in Inc. Magazine's 30 Under 30 feature). Alexa shares the expertise she's gained along the way, outlining how to raise capital, know your user, spend $0 on marketing, identify your success metrics, and more.

  • The Only Budget You'll Ever Need

    Alexa presents her essential budgeting principles, revealing the ins and outs of the 50-20-30 method. For each budgeting category: Essential Expenses, Financial Priorities and Lifestyle Choices, she shares insider tips for cutting your costs and living your richest life
    • no matter your income.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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