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Stacey Ferreira


Stacey Ferreira is an Arizona native who co-founded her first company, a single sign on company called MySocialCloud, when she graduated from high school. She attracted investors like Sir Richard Branson, Jerry Murdock and Alex Welch through Twitter who invested $1.2M in the business when she was just 18 years old. In 2013, Stacey sold to and went on to publish her first best-selling book called 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials Are Breaking Down Age Barriers & Changing the World.


Stacey is currently the CEO of Forge, an enterprise workforce management software that empowers hourly employees to work on-demand while providing retailers the tools needed to source, hire, manage and retain their workforces.

In addition to her entrepreneurial work, Ferreira was selected as one of twenty Thiel Fellows selected for the 2015 Thiel Fellowship and is a US State Department Speaker who has given speeches about entrepreneurship in Russia, Egypt, Cameroon and the Central African Republic to name a few.

Happy Clients Say


Stacey's startup CEO mentorship/advice has been outstanding. I have learned so much from her in our sessions/interactions (hiring, fundraising, sales, product-market fit, pricing, culture). She is one of the most charismatic and diligent CEOs that I know.

Pedro22 Years Old

Stacey has been a great resource for me since I joined the startup scene. Her advice has been incredibly helpful and insightful.

Mehak20 years old

Stacey's insights on the panel we had of young entrepreneurs at the Summit were unmatched. For such a young entrepreneur, she has a wealth of knowledge!

Cisco CIO Summit

Stacey frequently speaks at the Thiel events that we host. Her entrepreneurial journey is extremely inspiring for all the fellows and for all of us putting on the events!