What’s In This Episode:
Should you raise money to fund your business?
This week, Jill reveals the goose chase that she’s currently on in an effort to find funding and explore the wide world of VC’s, angel investors, and accelerators. She highlights the pitfalls, feedback, and interesting anecdotes that abound throughout her money hunt. It’s been a wild ride and it’s not even over yet.
Jill Salzman is currently growing her third entrepreneurial venture, The Founding Moms, the #1 platform for mom entrepreneurs to build better businesses. She’s the author of The Best Business Book In The World and the best-seller, Found It: A Field Guide for Mom Entrepreneurs. Jill gave her own TED talk on 11/11/11, was dubbed a “mommy mogul” by CNNMoney, a “Cool Mom Entrepreneur We Love” by MSN Live, and was recently named one of the Top 50 Women to Watch In Tech as well as a Top 100 Champion Small Business Influencer after Forbes’ named The Founding Moms one of the Top 10 Websites For Entrepreneurs. She’s shared the speaker stage with Richard Branson, Sheryl Sandberg, Daymond John, Marilu Henner, and Desmond Tutu and she regularly appears on ABC7’s Windy City Live TV show. In her spare time, Jill enjoys kloofing, baking, and erasing her daughters’ crayon artwork from the kitchen walls.