Amber Venz Box

The Last Word: How LTK’s Amber Venz Box Launched Her $2B Company with $236

Dallas-based LTK helped create the creator economy when it launched in 2011, launching a new category that monetized Instagram and allowed lifestyle creators to become entrepreneurs. It was valued at $2 billion just 10 years later. But when Venz Box first started the company, she had only $236 in her bank account, according to Fortune Magazine.
The Last Word: Amber Venz Box on Adding Virtual Storefront Checkout to the LTK App
Today Bloomberg reported that LTK is now allowing users to buy from influencer-curated virtual storefronts on LTK's app. Box's company has added in-app checkout to leverage the fact that influencers use the platform to make their videos and photos "shoppable."
Dallas-Based Creator Economy Pioneer LTK Raises $300M from SoftBank
by | Nov 22, 2021
The investment values LTK, formerly rewardStyle, at $2 billion. The fashion-forward tech innovator plans to use the capital to rapidly grow its team and accelerate its multifaceted, influencer-driven marketplace for creators, brands, and shoppers.
Nails, Net Worth & Networking: How Amber Venz Box Is Empowering Women Through New Ventures
by | Jun 16, 2021
A decade ago, Amber Venz Box founded rewardStyle and completely redefined the way influencers monetize their original digital content. Her newest business, Cherry, is on its way to doing the same—the app provides on-demand nail services from professional technicians, with the intent to support economic mobility for low-income women and their families. With a recent partnership from United Way Metropolitan Dallas, the organization's first impact investment in a for-profit venture, the app is now offered in all of Texas' zip codes.

Industry Veteran Joins rewardStyle to Lead Coveted App to Exponential Growth

by | Sep 16, 2020
Catherine “Kit” Ulrich, the former CPO of WeightWatchers and Shutterstock and the youngest-ever CPO of a publicly traded company, is the new general manager of rewardStyle's fast-growing influencer-driven consumer shopping app.
Dallas-Based rewardStyle Expands Its Billion-Dollar App With Video Shopping
by | Sep 10, 2020
The influencer-driven app is rewardStyle's fastest-growing product. 5,000 retailers—from Chanel to Walmart and Adidas to Ulta—were integrated in the new LTK Shopping Video feature at launch.
Amber Venz Box, CEO and Co-founder, RewardStyle
Fashion-Forward: rewardStyle Brings on Top Execs to Move Into a Phase of Accelerated Growth
by | Feb 26, 2019
The leadership appointments follow rewardStyle's milestone last month of hitting $4 billion in lifetime retail sales. Now, the fashion-focused technology platform says it's primed for a move into scaled hypergrowth.
mompreneur Terese Hunwick of Thayer-Carver and Golden Seeds
Here are 5 Essential Elements ‘Mompreneurs’ Need for Success
by | May 29, 2018
The tips were given by female leaders at the first ever Mompreneur Brunch and Learn held recently at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center.
Amber Venz Box, CEO and Co-founder, rewardStyle

7 Master Innovators and Their Secret Weapons

by | Jan 31, 2018
They are fearless North Texas masterminds with a history of revolutionizing their industries: Joshua King, Amber Venz Box, Lance Crosby, Paul Bettner, Walter Voit, Joshua King, Will Rosellini, and Dave Copps. They share “secret weapons” and lessons learned — as well as the technology to watch.
Baxter Box and Amber Venz
Monetizing Your Passion: Fashionable Dallas Duo Talk About Building rewardStyle
by | Dec 8, 2017
The Dallas entrepreneurs shared their startup story as part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Global Perspectives series.
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RewardStyle’s Social Influencers to Spur $1B in Retail Sales
by | Sep 20, 2017
RewardStyle influencers point their followers toward products in their posts, which in turn can impact retailers' online traffic, and, hopefully, translate into sales. 

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by | Jun 10, 2016
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