Accessing funding and capital as a small business is challenging, especially so for those who belong to minority communities. But there are people out there rooting for the “new majority” and investing in their businesses and ventures. Today, Elizabeth Gore from Hello Alice is here to talk about investing in minority-owned businesses and more. This week’s episode 70 of How Women Inspire Podcast is about funding new majority small businesses!
In this episode of How Women Inspire Podcast, Elizabeth Gore is sharing the importance of leading with your values and advice you can use right now to weather the highs and lows of entrepreneurship.
Elizabeth Gore is the Co-founder and President of Hello Alice, a FinTech platform helping over 1 million small business owners access capital. She served as Entrepreneur in Residence at Dell Technologies, the United Nations Foundation, and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia. Elizabeth has been passionate about breaking down barriers for entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds, including women, People of Color veterans, and people with disabilities.
Some of the talking points Julie and Elizabeth go over in this episode include:
How Elizabeth and Carolyn came together to form Hello Alice.
How using outdated technology to assess creditworthiness hurts small business owners.
Using their mission to support businesses through Covid-19.
Elizabeth’s tenants for leadership and how they’ve changed over the years.
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