Sashee Chandran is founder and CEO of Tea Drops, which creates bagless, whole leaf teas using a patented process – shedding about 15% less waste than traditional tea bag packaging. Tea Drops has become a favorite among new and experienced tea drinkers alike, launching innovative tea experiences that merge flavorful blends, food art, and edgy design. Tea Drops is an omni-channel brand, selling D2C, and also available in 2,000 retailers – loved by Oprah Magazine, Tory Burch, and former First Lady, Michelle Obama. Sashee is a 1st place Women Founders Network pitch winner, 1st place Tory Burch Fellow grant winner, and the 1st place PepsiCo WomanMade Challenge winner. She has raised over $8.4M in venture funding for Tea Drops.