Jiwon is the founding partner of XX and in charge of community building at Wefunder. She believes in: more startups, more small businesses, more immigrants and more leaders from diverse backgrounds. She co-founded XX after learning that only 2% of venture capital was awarded to women in 2017.
Christina is the Executive Director of Montana High Tech Business Alliance and co-author of the first case study on Montana's entrepreneurial ecosystems. She's also an instructor of management and organizational behavior at the School of Business Administration at the University of Montana. Hear her story and all about the state of high tech business in Montana.
Kristin is the CEO and CIO of Nia Impact Capital. She is a conscious investor, empowering individuals, families and organizations to invest in alignment with their values. Kristin also is the creator and writer of the Money Doula Blog. Her professional career began as a bilingual elementary school teacher, and then when her family sold their investment business and started a foundation, she helped move the assets to being 100% mission aligned. Hear her story and suggestions for investing with impact on this episode.
Petra Kassun-Mutch is a serial social-purpose, award-winning food entrepreneur, incubator and accelerator management consultant, and former C-suite publishing executive (McGraw Hill, Canada and John Wiley & Sons, NY) who is deeply committed to creating a more just, human-centered and generative economy by educating founders and leaders on the power of feminist business practice. Her enterprise, Eve-Volution Inc. (2014), a B Corp-certified, lean, networked feminist enterprise, advocates for and designs programs that promote equity and inclusion in startup and community-based economic development ecosystems. Her magazine, LiisBeth (2000+ subscribers and 14,000 on social media) was launched in 2016 and serves as a convener, capacity-builder and voice for the growing entrepreneurial feminist community. Hear her story on this episode of Heart Stock Radio and access a her free downloads here:
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As CEO of Crowdfund Mainstreet, an equity crowdfunding platform, Michelle works with mission-driven entrepreneurs, particularly those addressing pressing issues such as environmental challenges and political and wealth inequality, to help them raise capital for their business. Michelle also sees this form of investment opportunity as a wealth-building tool that can revitalize local communities. She shares her story on this episode of Heart Stock Radio.
WorldFinds Fair Trade sells its products wholesale to nearly 900 retail locations. Its handmade products are featured in an array of stores in the United States and abroad. Founder Kelly Weinberger shares her story and gives a clear picture of what it means to be Fair Trade. Her company's mission is to alleviate poverty.
Laura Bender teaches meditation to business owners and is a certified life coach. She shares her story on this episode and some surprising details about bringing business results through the practice of meditation. Why is our success increased with this practice? Listen in!
After the birth of her son, Keli discovered she needed laundry detergent without Sodium Lauryl Sulfate due to his allergies. She describes herself as a momtrepenuer and shares the story of KELIGREEN on this episode of Heart Stock Radio. She uses a simple recipe, with five old world natural ingredients in her products.
Lynn Loacker, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has devoted her legal career to helping companies succeed. On this episode she will share her story and more about Project W, an initiative to see more women advance in business.
Gail Ball, is a Senior Partner at Alumni Venture Group. During Gail’s long career at global financial services firms, she has served in decision-making posts as a banking executive, regulator, service provider, and board member. Both funds which are the focus of this episode are investing in high growth startups. The Women's Fund, invests in startups with female leadership, and their Social Impact Fund, invests in startups aligned with a subset of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals generally around environmental matters. Why did AVG decide to build these funds? Listen in as Gail shares her story.
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