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Founder

January 2024 - Present

Bloom

The investing app that teaches you how to invest. Backed by Y Combinator. $4.4 million seed.

Head of Operations

Sept 2021 - January 2024 • 2 yrs 5 mos

  • operations, finance, HR, compliance
  • curriculum design, education and writing for the "Learn & Earn"
  • Hit 1 million+ users in the US
  • Hit 20 million+ lessons taken
  • Grown from $300k to $3M+ in ARR
  • Achieved profitability while still growing double digit % MoM
  • Acquired a card company
  • Currently top 30 in the finance charts

Marketing Director

Jul 2021 - Sept 2021 • 3 mos

  • organic growth, socials, seo
  • strategic partnerships and community

The Generation

Connecting underserved high school students to scholarships, jobs, events and learning resources to cultivate passion and discover the future. $170k software funding. Backed by Hack+ and Rileys Way Foundation.

Founder, CEO

Jul 2020 - Feb 2022 • 1 yr 8 mos

  • $3k in cash grants
  • $170k in software funds
  • led team of 8 directors and 20 volunteers
  • designed & developed the product
  • operations, planning, partnerships and all the other fun chaos running something requires : )

Alect Political

Redefining political strategy. 3 congressional, 2 senate and 2 stealth startup campaigns.

Marketing Director, Board

Nov 2020 - Jun 2021 • 8 mos

  • Sourced and co-led projects for our largest retainer client to generate $20k+ avg. deal for campaigns
  • led client-facing marketing projects
  • Designed and developed Alect’s website
  • rebranded from “CTF” to Alect
  • built internal IT system, operations, planning

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Projects

nycdistribution

Coming soon. A spatial distribution density map of NYC's population and the markets that shaped it overtime. Building with Blender and RStudio.

morphix

Describe the data you want - export a .csv in seconds. Web scraping without page schemas or element definitions. Just describe the data you want.

  • Built with NextJs, React, GPT-3, and Tailwind

othea.org

A super tool for schools to secure accessible & exceptional extracurriculars for all students.

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thegeneration.net

Democratizing opportunity. A database of jobs, scholarships, events and learning resources to help students cultivate passion and discover their future.

  • Designed with Figma
  • Built with Webflow
  • Memberships and gated content via Memberstack
  • Automation and light functionality with Zapier
  • Full functionality with Jetboost, Finsweet code snippets, and Airtable
  • Banking and fiscal 501(c)3 sponsorship with Hack+

Websites

kayman.ventures

A venture studio for your design, development, and research needs.

alexakayman.com

The portfolio site you're on right now.

  • Inspired by and starter cloned from the amazing Tyler Hughey
  • Designed with Figma
  • Built with Webflow
  • Hosted with GitHub pages

alect.us

Redefining political strategy (archived).

  • Designed with Figma
  • Built with Webflow
  • Hosted with Webflow & Google.

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Writing

Illuminating Private Markets with Contrary Research. Researched, wrote, and published memos on the following companies:

Midjourney Research Report by Alexa Kayman under Contrary Research.
Midjourney
eToro Research Report by Alexa Kayman under Contrary Research.
eToro
Greenlight Research Report by Alexa Kayman under Contrary Research.
Greenlight
Web Research Report by Alexa Kayman under Contrary Research.
Webflow
Zapier Research Report by Alexa Kayman under Contrary Research.
Zapier
Intercom Research Report by Alexa Kayman under Contrary Research.
Intercom
Klarna Research Report by Alexa Kayman under Contrary Research.
Klarna

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SERENDIPITY

Based in NYC. Often working out of Verci in Soho. Always happy to grab coffee in Flatiron or SoHo with any young founders or builders across urban infrastructure, edtech, longevity, and consumer fintech.

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Moments

Moments frozen in time. Touching grass over the past couple of years.

Mexico

Misc

Verticals

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welcome to
my corner
of the internet

Alexa

Kayman

Chasing the rush of creation.
Exploring urban infrastructure, education technology, and longevity. Prev, Head of Operations @ Bloom ($3MM+ in ARR, YC W21), Founder @ The Generation, and Marketing Director @ Alect Political.

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Table of contents

roles

work; the past & present

Chapter 1

building

projects small & large

Chapter 2

WRITING

research & thoughts

Chapter 3

serendipity

contact

Chapter 4

MOMENTS

pHOTOS

Chapter 5
(the motto)

Narrow the ( ) Focus
Up the ( ) quality
Increase the ( ) speed