Bio : NTWRK
NTWRK is the premier North American livestream shopping platform where “entertainment meets e-commerce” (Forbes). Built on a digitally-innovative model of daily product drops, livestream shopping festivals, and exclusive partnerships with world-renowned brands and creators, NTWRK has fostered an organic global community of artists and fans since its launch in 2018. The brand has captured the attention of tech and business media alike---recently winning Forbes’ “America’s Best Start-Up Employer,” a Webby Award for “Apps & Software- Shopping,” Ad Age’s “Hottest Brands,” and multiple Fast Company recognitions including “Most Innovative Companies,” and “Brands that Matter.” Under the motto “Shop, Watch, Connect” and with investors including Jimmy Iovine, Live Nation, Drake, Goldman Sachs, luxury brand Kerring and more, NTWRK provides a curated digital shopping experience that resonates with Gen-Z and millennial consumers.
About Aaron Levant:
Aaron Levant’s multifaceted interests have taken him in myriad directions. His work has drawn the attention of savvy investors and notable partners and collaborators from all walks of the entertainment sector, from film and music to sports, art, and fashion, including Pharrell Williams, Jimmy Iovine, and Marc Ecko. His drive to innovate is rivaled only by his intellectual curiosity and ability to access and mine the creative community.
After successfully founding, launching, and partnering on several notable business ventures, Levant partnered to establish NTWRK, a livestream video shopping platform that reimagines the intersection of entertainment and commerce. Levant’s extensive experience in this fast-evolving and diversified e-commerce space has attracted significant support and catalyzed a massive gen-z and millennial generation.
Levant led NTWRK’s first foray into outside investments with esports collective FaZe Clan, the most well-recognized organization in the wildly popular gaming lifestyle space. Both the investment and exclusive online distribution agreement set NTWRK on a path to grow its audience and position the platform at the center of the new media conversation.
Previously, Levant founded Agenda (an action sports, sneaker, and streetwear event company) at the age of 19 and grew the burgeoning business into a global platform with over 2,000 brands and 10,000 retailers participating. In 2013, Agenda was acquired by ReedPop, one of the largest event companies in the world. In 2016, Levant spearheaded the creation and launch of ComplexCon, which was a collaboration between Pharell Williams, Takashi Murakami and Marc Ecko as the flagship event for Complex Media with over 60,000 attendees. Levant was also on the founding team of luxury hot sauce brand TRUFF in 2017.