Monica Mehta is an investor, author and sought after expert on small business and finance topics. She brings 15 years of hands-on experience as an operator of multi-million dollar consumer businesses and advisor to hundreds of entrepreneurs. She is currently a Managing Principal at Seventh Capital, a New York based investment firm. She writes a regular small business column for Bloomberg BusinessWeek and appears on-air as a finance expert for Fox News, Fox Business, ABC News Now and MSNBC. She is the author of “The Entrepreneurial Instinct: How Everyone Has the Innate Ability to Start a Successful Small Business,” releasing Sept 2012 with McGraw-Hill. Mehta is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.