Wes Kao

Co-founder of Maven

Wes was the co-founder of AltMBA, focusing on building cohort-based courses. Now she is the co-founder of Maven with Gagan Biyani and Shreyans Bhansali.

While Wes focuses more on sharing expertise and tips on marketing and rigorous thinking, she is generous and transparent expressing her point of views to help others.

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Wes Kao
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">&quot;Even Guru&#39;s don&#39;t know.&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/wes_kao?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@wes_kao</a> on embracing a mindset of experimentation. For anyone building something new something &quot;better.&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/megan_ficomm?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@megan_ficomm</a><a href="https://twitter.com/FiCommPartners?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@FiCommPartners</a><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/newskool?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#newskool</a><a href="https://t.co/qv94q6nWND">pic.twitter.com/qv94q6nWND</a></p>&mdash; Candice Carlton (@candicecarlton) <a href="https://twitter.com/candicecarlton/status/1399758841454100480?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 1, 2021</a></blockquote><script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Today, <a href="https://twitter.com/gaganbiyani?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@gaganbiyani</a> and I are launching a crowdfunding campaign for anyone to apply to invest in our startup!<a href="https://t.co/slsI2Qoepk">https://t.co/slsI2Qoepk</a><br><br>Why? Angel investing can be intimidating and elitist. I never considered angel investing until this year when I wrote my first small check</p>&mdash; Wes Kao (@wes_kao) <a href="https://twitter.com/wes_kao/status/1336009063419830272?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 7, 2020</a></blockquote><script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Excited to share more about our new company!<br><br>Today <a href="https://twitter.com/gaganbiyani?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@gaganbiyani</a> and I are announcing a $4.32M seed round led by <a href="https://twitter.com/firstround?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@firstround</a><br><br>We&#39;re building a platform for Cohort-Based-Courses: <a href="https://t.co/CedrWKd84s">https://t.co/CedrWKd84s</a><br><br>But first, a few lessons from the past 5+ years building CBCs... 👇</p>&mdash; Wes Kao (@wes_kao) <a href="https://twitter.com/wes_kao/status/1326951119415873543?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 12, 2020</a></blockquote><script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>