Primary Role
Co-Founder at Shiny Heart Ventures

Person Details


Jen Consalvo is co-editor and COO of Tech Cocktail ( a media company offering technology news, events and community-powered projects open to technology enthusiasts, entrepreneurs & professionals interested in the latest technology in their community.

Jen is also co-founder of Shiny Heart Ventures, a new technology startup focused on building community driven products that remind people of the joys of life. She has worked in product development for almost 14 years, leading large and small teams in a range of product areas such as digital imaging, community & social platforms and personalization. The majority of her career was at AOL, planning and building products used by millions of people globally.

Shiny Heart Ventures’ first product, is an online gratitude journaling community as covered by CNN, TechCrunch and CBS News among others. Shiny Heart Ventures is also co-producer of Digital Capital Week (@DCWEEK), a 10 day festival in Washington DC focused on technology, innovation and all things digital in our nation’s capital.

Ms. Consalvo was featured in the Washington Post cover story "Digital Nomads Choose Their Tribes." She is also a contributor to the Huffington Post and the Network Solutions blog: Women Grow Business. Over the past few years, Jen’s products have been featured in such places as WashingtonPost, TechCrunch, CNET, Mashable and more. Jen’s photography has most recently been published in The Washington Post, Flavor: Piedmont Magazine of Virginia and

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