October is National Women’s Small Business Month (#NWSBM) and I am thrilled to make an announcement about a another resource we will be launching for women business owners. Last year I had the privilege of working with Monica Kang of InnovatorsBox? and Julia Westfall of Hera Hub? on the Mentorship Roadshow supported by a grant from Beacon DC.?We just learned that we have won a second Beacon grant this year in their access to capital category. And what’s the best way to access capital for your business? SALES!
We noted that many worthy organizations were already addressing these issues in terms of linking women founders to angel and VC investment. With the focus on that particular channel to capital, however, the best way to fund any business was often overlooked -generating sales and revenue. Mentorship Roadshow #2 will address this challenge by helping women entrepreneurs understand their sales funnel and learn techniques for moving people through the funnel. We look forward to giving women business owners in the area concrete steps for improving their sales.
Save the date for January 26, 2019. We hope to see you there!