About The Speaker
Co-Author of The New Builders. Founder at Times of Entrepreneurship. Elizabeth MacBride is an entrepreneur, award-winning business journalist and an author with deep expertise in finance, technology and international business. She is the founder of Times of Entrepreneurship, a weekly web publication covering entrepreneurs beyond Silicon Valley, Launched in Feb. 2020, with support from the Kauffman Foundation and Walton Family Foundation, it has four employees and an audience of 500,000. Research from it was used to reshape the federal government’s small business aid program and the U.S. Census Bureau’s small business reporting policies. With venture capitalist […]
Co-Author of The New Builders. Founder at Times of Entrepreneurship.
Elizabeth MacBride is an entrepreneur, award-winning
With venture capitalist Seth Levine, she is co-author of The New Builders. It argues that the future of the American economy depends on how well we understand the needs of the people most likely to launch businesses today – women and people of color. Launched May 4, it briefly topped books about Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos on Amazon.
In her journalism career, Elizabeth wrote or edited for Quartz,Forbes Magaz
She has brought a journalist’s sensibilities into the world of finance, with viral features like: Why Venture Capital Doesn’t Build What We Really Need. She was part of the founding team of Wealthfront and edited two books on retirement and Wall Street for Charley Ellis, board member of Vanguard Inc., and the author of the classic Winning the Loser’s Game.
She is a single mother of two daughters and lives in Alexandria, Va.