Paula has a track record of entrepreneurial success as a Time Magazine-featured technology founder and Vogue Magazine-featured fashion model with a long history of commercial initiatives brought to market. Her current startup in the newly-opened New Jersey cannabis market empowers North Jersey’s marginalized communities and elevates local street culture.
Ms. Patrice is the founder/inventor of HairThread Accessories, named Beauty Product of the Year by Allure Magazine.
She is founder/developer of the Nutrisleuth iPhone App, named a Top-10 Health App by Time Magazine.
As founder of NYC-based technology development firm PPweb Technologies, Ms. Patrice leveraged her experience intersecting advertising, art direction and branding with web design and programming to produce database-driven websites and custom web portal platforms for her clients.
In her “other career”, Paula Patrice has been a renowned model, represented by Ford Modeling Agency and featured in numerous TV commercials, fashion ads and beauty campaigns. She guides aspiring models and actors by offering advice on her blog and consulting with parents who are navigating their kids’ careers.
Always a pioneer, she registered her first domain names in 1997 and began blogging in 1999. In 2016 she sold one of her original domain names for $29,000. Today, she is pioneering a cannabis cultivation startup in New Jersey state.
The two greatest commodities are time and vision. The irony is that vision evolves out of experience, which takes time.
Paula was the Director of Technology for Curves for Change, a not-for-profit organization of fashion models using their celebrity to spotlight women-empowering charities.
She further hopes to inspire women globally to embrace their inner entrepreneur, voice their diverse passions and forge their own unique niches in the world.