Before you do anything else today, go and listen to Brenė Brown talking about Theodore Roosevelt’s The Man in the Arena speech. 🏃♀️ (Don’t worry, we’ll wait ‘til you’re done.)
Got you thinking? You’re not the only one.
This talk inspired the name of the company run by our guest on the Sparkle and Thrive podcast this week, a woman you need on speed dial if you’re looking to raise investment in your business.
Here’s why you need to tune in
Julia Elliott Brown hasn’t just been there, done that when it comes to raising funding for her own start-ups. She’s spent the last five and a half years equipping countless women with the skills they need to scale their businesses… and she’s here to share some of her best tips with you. 👍🏻👍🏼👍🏽👍🏾👍🏿
She’ll tell you what you need to do to find the right investors, you’ll learn about some of the alternative methods to raising funding for your business, and you’ll hear about some of the resources Enter The Arena has that can help you right now.
Here’s what to listen out for:
[04:10] How do you know if taking investment is right for you?
[07:23] What’s it like working with investors?
[09:23] How do you find the right investors?
[13:41] Why you need to know your numbers.
[15:48] Joy reveals what applying for grant applications taught her.
[19:10] What are the alternatives to raising investment?
[22:49] Understand the differences between seeking £150,000 v. £1 million+ worth of investment.
[27:31] How can Enter The Arena help you?
[31:01] Julia talks about the meaning behind Enter The Arena.
Isn’t it time you got in the arena? ▶️ Press play now to learn how.
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Links and resources mentioned in this episode:
Government-backed Start Up Loan
Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)
Fundraising Stories With Female Founders Podcast
Joy’s episode on Julia’s Podcast
Dell’s Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN)
Connect with Julia
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