Broadway Roulette founder and CEO Liz Durand Streisand literally gave birth to her child just as her business came to life. Having that dual focus on the baby and Broadway Roulette created the perspective and balance to keep push past challenges and grow them both.
Celebrity journalist turned CEO creating a new marketplace model to buy and sell event tickets. After a decade in the trenches of New York's entertainment scene, Liz saw the opportunity to pair expiring inventory to cultural events with consumers who were being bombarded by choice overload -- and Broadway Roulette was born. Broadway Roulette's key investors include Jesse Draper of Halogen Ventures and Randi Zuckerberg of Zuckerberg media. In 2018, Broadway Roulette was accepted to Morgan Stanley's Multicultural Innovation Lab, an accelerator focused on female and minority-led companies positioned to disrupt industries.
In Liz’s money story you will learn:
-About Liz’s background as an entertainment and lifestyle journalist journalist covering celebrities like the Kardashians
-How she and her co-founder husband came up with the idea for affordable tickets to ALL Broadway shows
-Why the business morphed from a hobby to a business
-How they launched the business at the same time he was making a career change and their child was born, and the challenges that came with it
-How being a busy mom impacted the business- as a positive
In Liz’s money lesson you will learn:
-The importance of choosing a life partner that really sees you as a true life partner
-How Liz breaks down big projects into smaller and more manageable tasks
In Liz’s every day money tip you will learn:
-Why Liz feels hiring a stylist is worth the money
-How it will save you money
-Specific ways to find the stylist that is right for you and your budget
In my take you will learn:
-How to get tickets to Broadway shows and other live events at deep discounts
-Ways to find free tickets to events and shows
Here are some options for discount and free Broadway tickets:
Great article in the penny hoarder on getting free and discount theater tickets!
You could even go to the Oscars!!