Startup investor, longtime digital media executive, and author of the upcoming “The Myth of the Nice Girl”, Fran Hauser has invested in 20 female-founded startups and is known for mentoring hundreds of women around the globe. We talk about how women let themselves down, plus how, when and what it takes for women to raise angel and VC capital.
56: MJ Freeway: Flying High in the Marijuana Business – Why Trump Can’t Stop These Two Women Co-Founders
Entrepreneurs Amy Poinsette and Jessica Billingsley are capitalizing on one of the fastest-growing businesses in the US, marijuana. Co-founders of MJ Freeway, they share what it takes to scale, raise capital and build a great team culture.
Entrepreneur Michele Parisa-Wacek (she prefers P.W.) is a best-selling author and copywriter who has proven with her ‘Love Based Business’ strategy and books that “love sells more than fear”. She’s driven $50M+ for her clients, and shares her ‘aha’ epiphany and practical advice on how to build a business that loves you as much as you love it.
Katie Hunt Morr works with Sir Richard Branson to leverage entrepreneurship to solve some of the world’s most intractable problems. Director of Community at Virgin Unite, Katie shares how her work catalyzes the best entrepreneurs to collectively benefit our planet and our humanity. We talk “giving forward”, evolved enterprise, and why empowering girls and women in the developing world helps us all.