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What Women Entrepreneurs Want: Funding!


MakeImpactNYC (ImpactNYC, l3c)

Friday, June 20, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

START ME UP! What Women Entrepreneurs Want:...

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Want to Learn How to Build, Grow & Fund Your Enterprise?    

While women hold up half the sky, women entrepreneurs only receive 20% of investment dollars. 

Join this blockbuster line-up of entrepreneurship & investing experts and discover the strategies & secrets to building a successful business from the ground up!

During this interactive program, whether your venture is in the startup, early stage or scaling phase, our expert panelists will isolate the issues, challenges and options for growth strategy and funding that are particular to women entrepreneurs.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How women entrepreneurs operate/think/learn
  • What are the best sources for funding
  • Why women do/don't get funding
  • How to be better prepared TO get funding

Participants will discover a broad overview of the business landscape for women - curves in the road and how to handle them. 

Takeaway: Walk out from the seminar empowered with a plan of action outlining practical next steps for your organization. 


  • Jo Ann Corkan - Managing Director, Golden Seeds Angel Investment Fund 
  • Elizabeth Crowell - Angel Investor - Astia Angels Network - Pipeline Fellow
  • Christine Janssen-Selvadurai - co-founder Fordham Foundry (Bronx incubator) / Professor of Entrepreneurship at Fordham B School.
  • Kim Wales – CEO Wales Capital –Investment & Equity crowdfunding expert (An early proponent of JOBS Act, KIm is advising the SEC on equity crowdfunding regulations.) 
  • Geri Stengel – Forbes.com contributor & founder of Ventureneer.com. Her new book is titled: “Forget the Glass Ceiling: Build Your Business Without One” (Dell Publishing)


Monika Mitchell –founder GoodBusinessNY (ImpactNYCMedia) digital media for social impact. CoHost: ThatMatters Live for Entrepreneurs who Do Good. "Top Thought Leader 2014," TAA

Amy Cortese: Award-winning freelance journalist; New York Times, Business Week, Portfolio & others. Author of: Locavesting: the Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit from it. (Wiley)

The Skivvy: 
 Where is the money? How do you access it? What are the steps to growth particular to women entrepreneurs? 
Not for women only:
For women entrepreneurs who want to discover the best ways to grow their enterprises & the Men Who Support them! 

The is the Golden Age of Entrepreneurship for women.  Join this amazing event & find your own glass slipper!

6pm- Welcome Reception! French Rose & Networking Opportunity 
6:30-7:30pm-Panel discussion.                                                                                                      
7:30-8:30pm- Interactive Audience Q&A -                                                                                       8:30-9pm - Meet the Panel & Workshop: Strategize Your Funding Plan of Action               

Limited Availability. Book now!


Have questions about START ME UP! What Women Entrepreneurs Want: OPPORTUNITY, STRATEGY, FUNDING!? Contact MakeImpactNYC (ImpactNYC, l3c)

When & Where

Centre for Social Innovation
601 West 26 Street
3rd floor
New York, NY 10001

Friday, June 20, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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MakeImpactNYC (ImpactNYC, l3c)

MakeImpactNYC: do good in your 'hood is a nonprofit social enterprise innovating social, economic, and environmental solutions to the challenges facing low-income and marginalized New York City communities. We are partnering with Fordham University's Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation division to make this happen. 

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