Alex is the founder of Vann Alexandra, a creative services agency that gets projects financed through crowdfunding, and the industry’s “Crowdsourceress,” a name she received in the press for her expertise in crowdfunding.
Her clients include Neil Young, Oscar-winning filmmakers, Pentagram designers, Eric Ries, and TLC, the best-selling female group of all time. Alex has served on panels at top film festivals, universities, and organizations, is in the class of 2016’s Forbes 30 under 30, and published her first book in Spring 2017 by PublicAffairs, an imprint of Hachette Book Group.
Before transitioning into crowdfunding Alex was a film producer; her films have been selected by the world’s most prestigious festivals including Sundance and Tribeca. Before that, she was a journalist for numerous publications, including New York magazine and SPIN, as well as the sole researcher for WSJ. magazine.