#StandWithOwners – September 18 is the deadline for the Telus $25,000 Grant

Telus is recommitting $1M to empower Canadian business. Own a business that deserves a boost? Apply for a chance to receive $25,000 in funding, advertising, and technology. Funding $10,000 in cash to help boost your business.   Advertising Local advertising customized with your brand message.   Technology package A...

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Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs: The Odlum Brown Forum Pitch Finale 2022

Are you a woman entrepreneur? Here’s something to inspire you! The Odlum Brown Forum Pitch Finale held some weeks ago on April 28, 2022. It had 2,000+ attendees who tuned in in-person and virtually to cheer for the Finalists and celebrate 20 years of impact with #TheForum for Women...

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Despite Awareness, Black Women Entrepreneurs Remain Underfunded, by Tanya Hayles

Source: Globe and Mail | Follow them on Twitter: @globeandmail When Sarah Juma was starting her business, Innovate Inclusion, potential funders explicitly said her company would do better with a white man at the helm. “I’ve experienced people doubting that this is really my company,” says the founder of...

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A Black woman’s guide to venture-capital fundraising by Dominic-Madori Davis 

A Black woman’s guide to venture-capital fundraising: How to pitch investors, build a support network, and raise millions. By Dominic-Madori Davis | Culled from Business Insider Raising venture capital is a daunting experience for Black women. Before 2021, only 93 Black female founders had raised $1 million or more...

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#SisterhoodSolidarity | How Women in Rural India Turned Courage to Capital.

❝Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.❞ — Maya Angelou   “When bankers refused to serve her neighbors in rural India, Chetna Gala Sinha did the next best thing: she opened a bank of her...

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#SisterhoodSolidarity | Women in Agriculture: Meet Buchi Onakufe.

The Ontario Greenbelt Organization beamed a spotlight on a member of the BWPW Co-op Community: Buchi Onakufe. (Culled from Ontario Greenbelt) “Meet Buchi Onakufe! ⬇️ Microbiologist, owner, and lead farmer of Akachi Farms: a sustainable near-urban agriculture enterprise in the Ontario Greenbelt. Every day, Buchi plays an important role...

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#SisterhoodSolidarity | Power in Unity: Meet the Kenyan Women Cooperative That Pooled Their Contributions to Build a 5-Storey Apartment.

Written by Samuel Abuya (Culled from African Global News). It is widely said, and agreed, that iron sharpens iron. This can be said of a Kenyan women group which pooled their cash to put up an apartment with at least 100 rooms and are now Landladies. This group from...

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