Juliana Taylor

Management Consultant and Entrepreneurship Enthusiast


Start Smart was founded by Juliana A. Taylor in 2011 to empower entrepreneurs, through the provision of business and financial literacy tools. She has a strong interest in entrepreneurship, and in particular emerging markets. Juliana looks forward to the opportunity to contribute towards the development of businesses around the world.

Education and Experience

Juliana holds an AB in Economics from Princeton University and a Masters in Management Studies from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She has also spent time working for Google in Ghana on its business and university outreach initiatives, and Accenture in Washington, D.C. as a consultant for federal, private sector and nonprofit clients.

Published Work

• “Is West Africa Ready for a Common Currency: A study of WAMZ and the Eco”, UCLA Undergraduate Journal of Economics, Vol. 1, Spring 2010

• Start Smart Business Plan Guide

• Start Smart Guide to Brand Differentiation

• Start Smart Launch Roadmap

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