supermodels & startups

British Supermodel Lily Cole Taps Into Tech With Her Startup,


This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at]

I recently hung out with British supermodel & actress Lily Cole who can now add social entrepreneur to her list of achievements! Lily was discovered at the age of 14 in London, graced the cover of British Vogue at 16, modeled for Chanel, Louis Vuitton & Prada, acted with Johnny Depp AND has a double degree with honors from Cambridge. Nice!

Her new startup,, is based on the conviction that people can and should help each other, for FREE. In a time when so much seems to be about posing and over-sharing, a social network built on altruism and idealism is a refreshing change! Read More