Emily Burg brings to mm (identity lab) more than a decade of experience of working with entrepreneurs and emerging companies as a strategic advisor, with a focus on media and content creation. Most recently Vice President of Strategy at Growthink, a strategic and transactional consulting firm, Emily worked with hundreds of companies on their growth, financing, and exit strategies as well as helping Growthink develop its internal lines of business and company building.
Emily joined Growthink after serving as a founding Principal of Linea Capital, the first investment bank and advisory services firm targeting domestic emerging companies catering to the U.S. Hispanic market. Emily sought capital sources for client companies in the media, financial services, and consumer products sectors raising series A and B funds and expansion capital up to $15 million, sourced deals up to $20 million, and perpetuated the firm’s deal flow pipeline. Emily also provided fundraising and strategic expertise to companies outside the Hispanic market in media, Web 2.0 companies and film.
Prior, Emily was a regular commentator for CNNfn and CNBC, providing insight on breaking financial news and its impact on the stock market. An M&A specialist, she directed editorial coverage of international financial news in her role as senior editor of The Deal, a multimedia M&A news organization. She was also an analyst with the Worldly Information Network, which sourced overseas investment opportunities for U.S. investors.
Emily has an MSc with Distinction from the London School of Economics and is the former President of the Los Angeles Chapter of its alumni association. She earned her Bachelor’s degree with honors in History from Barnard College, Columbia University.