Life after MBA: Michelle Reid, Co-Founder of Flycatcha.com
posted by Paul Mucciarone
LIM College’s graduate program breeds entrepreneurs. After graduating, new alumni are thirsty to own their own businesses. Michelle Reid, an MBA student specializing in entrepreneurship is using the tools that LIM College has provided in order to embark upon her journey to become successful. Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, Michelle lives in Harlem, New York City and will be graduating in May, 2014.
In 2012, Michelle and her two partners started Flycatcha.com. Flycatcha.com is a style social network that allows people to photo-share their personal style, network and buy and sell fashion products. The company's mission is to inspire others and represent everyone who loves fashion. Michelle Reid believes, “Fashions come and go but style is forever!” Flycatcha.com is currently running and showcasing New York City’s most stylish people caught on camera by the company’s scouts. Viewers also have the ability to register their username to join the mobile app that is planned to launch in the summer of 2014.
Michelle Reid mentions, “We are more than a fashion blog…" Flyctacha.com will release their mobile app, available on iOS, Android, Windows and RIM, in summer 2014 allowing users to share their style each day, rate looks, comment and message each other. Registered users will be able to set up profiles, explore other posts, as well as view photos of the stylish people with diverse styles. Anyone interested in using the mobile app may pre-register their username via the website.