Erin Halper

Founder & CEO

Erin Halper is the founder and CEO of The Upside, a platform that launches and grows independent consultancies for ambitious professionals redefining success beyond the 9-5.

Since launching The Upside in 2017, Erin has advised more than 1,000 professionals on how to build a thriving consultancy, and has matched Upside members with hundreds of client and publicity opportunities, including speaking engagements, press exposure and podcast interviews.


Prior to launching The Upside, Erin built a 7-year independent consulting career providing marketing expertise to her alternative investment clients, collectively resulting in more than $3 billion in outside funding and deal sourcing.


Erin earned a BBA in Marketing from The George Washington University and studied design marketing at Parsons School of Design in Paris, France.


Erin is a mentor at Columbia University's Almaworks startup accelerator and a judge at NYU's TrepCamp entrepreneur simulator. Erin is a frequent speaker on panels, workshops and podcasts including Harvard University's International Women in Business Conference, Brown University's Women's Entrepreneurship Conference, Mind of a Mentor Podcast and Medium Well

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