I get it. At a high level, a personal CRM seems icky - why should I be tracking my friends? That seems transactional - I should remember her favorite color or the name of his dog. But if you know me at all, you would know that my memory is not my superpower. What is much stronger than my memory is my desire to connect with others and to show my friends that I care.
Here's what I learned from my PledgeLA experience: Shoot your shot. Have a growth mindset. Think about what makes you unique. Celebrate others. Give back. Learn more at pledgela.org.
Are you an Asian Pacific Islander (API) founder with an US-based company? You should check out the Gold Rush Accelerator which gives $100,000 in seed funding to API founders.
What are the tools that your business couldn't live without? Here are my 5 ride-or-dies that I still love to this day.
Are you interested in getting into Venture Capital? If you go to a HBCU or an alumni, you need to apply for HBCUvc for Fall 2021. Early applications were due August 15. The hard deadline is August 22 at 11:59PM EST. Extended to September 6!
I wanted to take some time to chat about my experience with Propel, a community of builders, operators and founders. It is run by three co-founders, Emily, Tom & Scott. The one I that I am closest to is Emily and she is definitely someone you want to have in your corner. She is a super-connector that has boundless energy with a whole lot of get-shit-done attitude.