Carter Reum is the co-founder of M13, a brand development and investment company. M13 has investments and involvement in more than 100 companies spanning consumer brands, media and technology. Carter has also become an active angel investor investing in brands that include Pinterest, Lyft, Munchery, Birchbox, Bonobos, Surf Air, Matterport, Blue Bottle Coffee and Suja. Carter and his brother built and sold VEEV Spirits, a 70 proof vodka alternative that became a pioneering artisanal alcohol brand in the spirits industry.
Carter was appointed to the LACMA Board of Trustees as he has vested interest in shaping the cultural landscape of Los Angeles. In July of 2017, Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti, hand selected Carter and his brother to work on the City’s branding initiatives and partner engagements as part of the Mayor’s office EIR program. Carter and his brother launched Shortcut Your Startup with Simon & Schuster in January 2017, which hit national best seller in the first week of launching.