Brit Morin

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Brit Morin
Born (1985-12-06) December 6, 1985 (age 37)[citation needed]
San Antonio, Texas
Alma materUniversity of Texas at Austin
Occupation(s)Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Offline Ventures

Co-Founder of BFF

Founder and CEO of Brit + Co
SpouseDave Morin (m. 2011)

Brittany "Brit" Morin (born 6 December 1985) is an American venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and technologist. She is the co-founder of and managing partner at Offline Ventures,[1][2] an early stage venture fund and studio, founder and CEO of Brit + Co, a media and digital education company based in San Francisco, the founder of Selfmade, an education and community platform for female entrepreneurs, and the founder of BFF, an open-access community for women and nonbinary people in Web3.

Morin is the author of Homemakers: A Domestic Handbook for the Digital Generation, published by HarperCollins, and as of 2021, writes a business advice column, "Dear Brit", in Entrepreneur Magazine.[3][4]

Early life and education[edit]

Morin was born in San Antonio, Texas.[5] She studied business and communications at the University of Texas at Austin.[5]


After graduation, Morin moved to Silicon Valley. She worked at Apple on iTunes and later spent four years at Google, where she helped launch projects such as Google TV, Google Maps, and iGoogle[5] under Marissa Mayer.

Brit + Co[edit]

In 2011, at age 25, Morin left Google to start Brit + Co,[6] a San Francisco-based website and lifestyle brand targeted at women.[7][8] By 2017 the company was reaching 130 million people per month.[9][10]

The company raised $1.25 million in initial seed funding in April 2012. The following year, it closed funding rounds with $6.3 million in Series A funding[11] led by Oak Investment Partners. Led by Intel Capital, the company received $20 million in Series B funding in 2015, allowing them to make their first acquisition of a DIY app called Snapguide.[12] By 2017, it was reported that Brit + Co had received $45 million in venture capital funding from investors like Verizon Ventures and Marissa Mayer, and was selected for the Disney Accelerator Program.[13][14]

Offline Ventures[edit]

In 2020 Morin launched the venture capital fund and studio Offline Ventures with Dave Morin, Nate Bosshard, and James Higa, to invest in and incubate early stage technology companies developing health technology.[15]


In 2020 Morin launched Selfmade, a subscription based marketplace and community for female founders to learn how to start and develop a business.[16]


In 2022, Morin and fellow entrepreneur Jamie Schmidt co-founded BFF, an online community to educate women and non-binary people on web3.[17][18]


From 2020 - 2022 Morin hosted the podcast "Teach Me Something New" in partnership with iHeartMedia, interviewing guests such as Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Meena Harris and Glennon Doyle.[citation needed]

In 2022, Morin launched First In Line,[19][better source needed] a podcast on which Morin talks to entrepreneurs, celebrities, and CEOs about the future of business. Guests have included Eva Longoria, Mila Kunis and Gwyneth Paltrow.[citation needed]

In June 2023, Jessica Lessin together with Sam Lessin, Dave Morin and Brit Morin started a podcast called "More or Less" where they discuss the latest news from Silicon Valley.


Morin was formerly on the board of directors for the Girl Scouts of the USA,[20] and is a board member of Life360.[21]

Personal life[edit]

Morin is married to Dave Morin, an entrepreneur. They live in Mill Valley with their three children.


In 2015, she was listed as one of BBC's 100 Women.[6] In 2014 she was on the Forbes "30 Under 30" - Media list, and in 2017 she was listed as a "30 Under 30" All-Star Alum.[22] Morin was also named Glamour's Female Entrepreneur Innovator, and was on Fortune's list of the 10 Most Promising Entrepreneurs in 2015,[23] Refinery29's list of 30 Under 30,[24] Adweek's Creative 100 in 2018,[25] Ad Age's 40 Under 40 in 2018,[26] Parents magazine's "Most Influential Millennial Moms," and one of ELLE magazine's American Women at 30.


In 2015 Morin wrote her first book, Homemakers: A Domestic Handbook for the Digital Generation, published by HarperCollins. In 2021 she launched the bimonthly business advice column "Dear Brit" in Entrepreneur Magazine,[27][28] and became a founding member of the Fast Company Executive Board, publishing articles on the magazine's website.


  • Morin, Brit (2015). Homemakers: A Domestic Handbook for the Digital Generation. HarperCollins. ISBN 9780062332509.


  1. ^ Staff, Entrepreneur (27 January 2021). "She Left Google at 25 to Bootstrap Brit + Co, and Raised Over $50 Million. Now, Brit Morin Is Here to Kill the Lie Destroying Your Dream: 'Everything Has to be Perfect.'". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 16 January 2023.
  2. ^ Loizos, Connie (30 November 2021). "A look inside Offline Ventures, co-founded by Brit and Dave Morin and backed in part by Apple". TechCrunch. Retrieved 16 January 2023.
  3. ^ Morin, Brit (11 February 2021). "Dear Brit: 'I'm Freaked Out by Failure!'". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 16 January 2023.
  4. ^ Staff, Entrepreneur (27 January 2021). "She Left Google at 25 to Bootstrap Brit + Co, and Raised Over $50 Million. Now, Brit Morin Is Here to Kill the Lie Destroying Your Dream: 'Everything Has to be Perfect.'". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 16 January 2023.
  5. ^ a b c Bowles, Nellie (6 March 2013). "Brit Morin - DIY for the tech generation". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  6. ^ a b "BBC 100 Women 2015: Who is on the list?". BBC News. 17 November 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  7. ^ Griffith, Kathleen (16 May 2018). "Brit Morin of Brit + Co Talks About Why She Launched Her Company, How to Overcome the Highs and Lows and Ignoring Negativity". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  8. ^ ELLE (20 August 2015). "Brit Morin Wants to Invent a Hands-Free Blowdryer for You". ELLE. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  9. ^ Johnson, Eric (12 October 2017). "How to launch a company when you're 25 years old, according to Brit + Co CEO Brit Morin". Vox. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  10. ^ A Digital Media Startup Growing Up With Millennial Women, 13 June 2017, retrieved 8 April 2021
  11. ^ "Brit.Co Bought For $4,750, Gets $6.3 Million In Funding Including Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer". 26 June 2013. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  12. ^ "Brit + Co acquires Snapguide to bolster DIY empire". Fortune. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  13. ^ "Verizon Ventures Invested In This Home and Recipe Website". Fortune. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  14. ^ "Disney Taps Publisher Brit + Co, Esports Startup Axiomatic for Accelerator Program". 12 July 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  15. ^ Konrad, Alex. "Tech Insiders Dave Morin And Brit Morin Are Back With $100 Million Venture Fund Offline Ventures". Forbes. Retrieved 17 January 2023.
  16. ^ Nichols, Aubree (12 June 2021). "Breaking Her Way Out of the 'Shecession'". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 19 January 2023.
  17. ^ Reid, Pauleanna. "Why Brit Morin And Jaime Schmidt Are BFFs For Crypto-Curious Women". Forbes. Retrieved 17 January 2023.
  18. ^ Shoenthal, Amy. "The Queens Of Crypto: BFF's Brit Morin And Jaime Schmidt". Forbes. Retrieved 17 January 2023.
  19. ^ Morin, Brit (28 September 2022). "Want A Bigger Audience? Here's How I Reinvented My Podcast to Better Serve My Listeners". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 19 January 2023.
  20. ^ "Girl Scout Alum Brit Morin Says Even CEOs Need Facetime". Girl Scouts of the USA. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  21. ^ "Investor Relations - Life360". Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  22. ^ "Brit Morin". Forbes. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  23. ^ "Meet Fortune's 2015 Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs". Fortune. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
  24. ^ Velez, Angela Tafoya,Jeanine Celeste Pang,Michael O'Neal,Jessica. "30 Under 30 S.F. — Rising Young Stars in San Francisco". Retrieved 13 April 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  25. ^ "Adweek's Creative 100: Meet the Multitalented Masters Behind Today's Most Innovative Work". Retrieved 19 January 2023.
  26. ^ "Ad Age's new 40 Under 40 took unexpected paths to success". Ad Age. 24 September 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2023.
  27. ^ Morin, Brit (1 April 2021). "Dear Brit: 'How Do I Find Customers Who Will Spend Lots of Money and Gush About Me to Their Friends?'". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  28. ^ Dodds, Frances (27 January 2021). "She Left Google at 25 to Bootstrap Brit + Co, and Raised Over $50 Million. Now, Brit Morin Is Here to Kill the Lie Destroying Your Dream: 'Everything Has to be Perfect.'". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 6 April 2021.