Erica Polle is the Co-Founder of GivTake, an online marketplace just for college students, which was launched in 2015. She is currently a junior at the University of Pennsylvania studying Communications. Erica is the online Managing Editor of The WALK, Penn’s student-run fashion magazine. Erica is from New York City.
Karen Polle is the Co-Founder of GivTake, an online marketplace just for college students, which was launched in 2015. She is currently a senior at Yale University studying Economics. In addition to juggling school and her new startup, Karen competitively horseback rides, traveling to competitions in the USA, Canada and Europe. Karen is from New York City.
In this episode, we featured Erica and Karen Polle, two sisters who came together to create Givtake. Erica and Karen tell us more about their experiences creating this concept while simultaneously studying at two of the most prestigious universities in America. They shared some lessons that they learned along the way, and provide advice to any other young entrepreneurs who wish to implement their ideas. Erica and Karen describe the unique features of Givtake, how Givtake can spread to other campuses, and how a platform like this helps to empower students on their college campuses.