NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Sachs is recognizing Katie Warner Johnson and Caroline Gogolak, Cofounders of Carbon38, as two of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2016 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.
Goldman Sachs selected Katie Warner Johnson and Caroline Gogolak as two of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event. Warner Johnson and Gogolak founded Carbon38 in 2013, with the goal of offering the best directional active fashion on the market. Their Carbon38 branded label offers luxe, wearable, active-minded ready-to-wear silhouettes crafted from high-performance fabrics that fit seamlessly into a woman's everyday life.
"We are honored and excited by the title being bestowed upon us by Goldman Sachs," said Warner Johnson. "When we conceptualized Carbon38, this category of luxury, wearable, active-minded fashion did not yet exist. Every day we strive to innovate and bring new apparel technologies and silhouettes to our consumer. The positive feedback from our consumers, coupled with this great honor from Goldman Sachs continues to encourage our creativity."
"We are honored to recognize both Katie Warner Johnson and Caroline Gogolak as two of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2016," said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs. "This is the fifth year that we've hosted the Builders + Innovators Summit where emerging business leaders gather to discuss their common interests in building thriving organizations."
For more than 145 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
Carbon38 believes in fashion that suits a modern, active lifestyle. Founded in 2013 by Harvard graduates Katie Warner Johnson and Caroline Gogolak after time spent in financial analysis, high-end fashion and celebrity fitness, Carbon38 curates the most fashion-forward high-performance sportswear labels from across the globe, identifying styles that can be utilized in the gym, the boardroom and beyond. The company subsequently launched a collection designed in-house, called Carbon38, to offer their consumer a line designed for everyday life, focusing on emerging trends, impeccable execution and the combination of performance fabrics and fashionable silhouettes. For more information, please visit www.carbon38.com
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