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Anais Tadlaoui

 Entrepreneur: founded P2P house-sharing marketplace, brought it to $160k+ in sales in 12 months, graduated from UCLA Accelerator, expanded internationally & was featured in Forbes 
 Skills: strategy, marketing operations, project management, product dev, business dev
 Can-do go-getter attitude, fast learner & problem-solver who thrives in uncertain environments
 Fired up about: startups, tech, travel, social impact, women, sports & photography
 Fun facts: Multilingual digital nomad. Made in France, Morocco & USA. Aerial acrobat performer & instructor 

[email protected]     +1 (415) 425 7802       Los Angeles, California


University College London, MSc Business Management                               Sept 2013 - Dec 2014 


University of California Los Angeles, BA Economics                                      Sept 2008 - Jun 2012


Sciences-Po Paris, Study Abroad                                                                             Aug - Dec 2011


San Francisco International High School, Scientific Baccalaureate, Math Spec          2004 -  2008

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Startup Experience, Founder & CEO                                                           Los Angeles, Jan 2015-Dec 2016

Peer-to-peer house-sharing platform offering furnished medium-term rentals through online concierge service to university students abroad. Industries: Travel, Real Estate & Higher Education

 Product Development: Grew a concept to a Google form MVP to a fully functioning platform. Created a clear product vision, designed prototype, defined feature specs & pivoted for product-market fit

 Sales & Business Development: Reached $160k in sales in 12 months, negotiated 20+ partnerships with international organizations & real estate firms, held investor presentations & meetings

  Strategic planning: Developed business plan,  pricing models, pitch deck, financial forecasts & reports

 Operations Management: Scaled market from Los Angeles to San Francisco & London while managing growing operations, a local team of 6 & remote dev team of 4 using project management tools Slack & Trello

 Marketing: Developed marketing plan, go-to-market strategy & acquisition channels. Created promotions, newsletters, incentives programs, campus ambassador programs & all brand material 

 Social Media: Identified & recruited key influencers, developed content strategy, executed sweepstakes to engage & grow the community. Managed media outreach & wrote press releases 

 Public Speakingspoke as panelist on entrepreneurship at tech conferences of 200+ people, featured in Forbes magazine, pitched & won international business competitions. Formulated compelling story synthesizing detailed research & analyses into simple points with concrete action plans

Original Key.png - Business Developer                                    New York City, Oct 2012-Feb 2013

Conference organizer of 300+ forums in 20+ countries bringing global investments to local industries.

 Marketing: Handled simultaneous marketing production of conferences in Mexico, Colombia & Brazil 

 Partner Strategy: Created partnerships with Latin American government entities, news outlets, universities  & others to promote conferences & increase ticket sales. Conducted outbound prospecting activities & cold calls

 DvcY_1JF.jpg - Social Impact Project Manager                                          Bogotá, Jun-Sept 2009

Social foundation using culture & sports to empower the country’s internally displaced communities.

 Project Management: Created & directed a Social Empowerment Program for 60 Colombians between the age of 16-28 to build self-esteem, leadership & entrepreneurship skills through artistic & athletic activities

 Event planning & production: Produced a show with 200+ guests, which secured government funding for 3 new arts schools in underserved areas


Research Experience

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Research Intern                   Rio de Janeiro, Apr-Jul 2013 

Formulated reports on Latin America’s best environmental economic practices to inform African policy makers.

 Information Management & Editorial: Conducted research, compiled publications & synthesized results on Latin American cities' environmental management best practices on natural disasters & Early Warning Systems. Published results on open source sharing knowledge platform accessed by global researchers & policy makers 


Universidad de Los Andes, Research Intern                                                Bogotá, Jun-Sept 2010 

Recommended strategies to conserve Colombia’s biodiversity & boost communities’ economic development.

 Research: Conducted fieldwork, economic experiments, surveys & interviews among local populations at risk of environmental migration. Dove deep & fast into topic, conceptualized meanings & summarized key findings

 Data Analysis: Gathered, organized & analyzed quantitative and qualitative data to identify patterns of management of common natural resources




Fluent in French & English (native tongues), Spanish & Portuguese


Office (Excel & PPT), Stata, Google Analytics, Mailchimp, SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics, Hootsuite, Wordpress, Wix, Canva & iMovie


Lived in USA, France, UK, Colombia & Brazil. Travelled to Morocco, Turkey, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Germany, Netherlands, Ireland, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Thailand & Cambodia


Winner of $10k nCourage Women Prize at Rice University Competition Winner of UCLA Recess Competition & National Finalist 

Winner of Women Startup Weekend Hackathon at SF General Assembly