Originally from Russia, Jane Iversen was born in Ukraine, where her parents were working at the time. Her family returned to Russia when Jane was 2 years old; she spent her childhood in Nizhny Novgorod. Later, the family relocated to Norway, where Jane spent a significant part of her life.
After Jane's graduation from high school, the family moved to London; they returned to Norway in 2008. There and in the UK, Jane assisted her parents with the family business, a transportation company startup. Jane attended business school in Norway before transferring to Florida International University (Tampa) in 2010.
While at FIU, Jane was the vice president, and later the president, of the Financial Management Assoc., as well as TA for a professor in the Marketing department. After graduating from FIU in December 2012, Jane worked for year at SagePoint Financial as a personal financial analyst. She also completed an internship at the Minority Business Development Agency in Miami. In January 2014, Jane moved to Phoenix to join the MBA program at the Thunderbird School of Global Management.