Reva Minkoff is the Founder and President of Digital4Startups, a full-service digital marketing consultancy, and DigitalGroundUp, an award-winning interactive technology platform that enables anyone to learn digital marketing. In 2018, Reva was one of five finalists for the Women in Tech award in Sales & Marketing and was named US Gamechanger of the Year in the ACQ5 Global Awards. In 2017, she was selected to Chicago Inno’s 50 on Fire list. Amongst other awards, Reva has been named to the JUF 36 Under 36 List and Chicago Scholars 35 Under 35 Young Leaders Making An Impact List. Reva also teaches or has taught at a number of schools and programs throughout the Chicago area, including at Loyola University Chicago‘s Quinlan School of Business, Tribeca Flashpoint Academy’s Digital Professional Institute, The Startup Institute, The Founder Institute, Techstars Chicago, 1871, and Future Founders, amongst others, and is one of 25 women featured in the new book, The She Shift. She was recently named one of the Top Women in Marketing in Chicago.
Reva got her start in marketing through an internship designing collateral for USAToday while still in high school, and her start in digital marketing through an internship with Google while in college. After graduating from Harvard University with Honors in Government, Reva moved to Chicago. Prior to founding DigitalGroundUp and Digital4Startups, Reva was the Director of Marketing for Poggled, a startup offering nightlife deals in 5 markets. While at Poggled, Reva was invited to the White House to live-tweet the arrival ceremony of the new British Prime Minister. Before coming to Poggled, Reva was an Advertising Strategist at Resolution Media. While there, she worked on clients such as Hewlett-Packard, Clear Wireless and Norwegian Cruise Lines, running the day-to-day search operations for HP’s Commercial Printing account. She was also a Senior Marketing Analyst for Reverse Mortgage Guides and a Business Analyst at Sears Holdings Corporation.
Reva is a member of Ms. Tech, 1871, and WeWork, and is on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Club of Chicago and the Harvard Alumni Association. She is a passionate New York Giants fan, Broadway nerd, and foodie.