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Episode #9: Brooke S. Sinclair (Founder of VelourIt) On Entrepreneurship + Raising Capital from VCs (Part 2‪)‬ 1111 Capital

    • Economía y empresa

(PART 2) In Episode 9, Founder and CEO Brooke S. Sinclair discusses VelourIt. VelourIt makes importing simple and easy. Born from coincidence, an opportunity to import wine from Argentina into the states, the export management company Velour Imports grew from one idea and then, on its own, turned into a digital marketplace and distribution platform. #founder #startup VelourIt for all your import needs. Translated the slogan “Import it, VelourIt” means why import it yourself when you can VelourIt? VelourIt intends on being Latin America’s #1 site for simplified importing goods. Beginning with the Caribbean’s Community Based Tourism (CBT) and Resilience projects. In the next five years, VelourIt will be the Caribbean’s one-stop-online-shop for value-added food & beverages to resale in Latin America’s private luxury market.  Brooke S. Sinclair is a Serial Entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer. Brooke S. Sinclair, is no stranger to overcoming challenges in her life. Transportation, distribution, and supply chain management expert turned founder. Before the Import/Export industry, Brooke worked as a Retail Donation Manager for Houston Food Bank. She managed three remote distribution programs worth $9M a year. One year after taking the role program value increased to $11M, she reduced overtime by 6%, and reduced waste and trash removal cost by nearly $100,000. Her second year, she added on 2 other programs and increased program value to over $15M.   Brooke holds a BA in Organizational & Corporate Communications, an MS in Project Management from Walden University, and certification in Finance from Rice University in addition to a semester abroad in India. Her areas of expertise include global supply chain management, bias rehabilitation, the new majority, and Black women in technology & logistics. She is passionate about increasing access to STEM for underrepresented youth as they travel through the high school to tech startup pipeline.


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(PART 2) In Episode 9, Founder and CEO Brooke S. Sinclair discusses VelourIt. VelourIt makes importing simple and easy. Born from coincidence, an opportunity to import wine from Argentina into the states, the export management company Velour Imports grew from one idea and then, on its own, turned into a digital marketplace and distribution platform. #founder #startup VelourIt for all your import needs. Translated the slogan “Import it, VelourIt” means why import it yourself when you can VelourIt? VelourIt intends on being Latin America’s #1 site for simplified importing goods. Beginning with the Caribbean’s Community Based Tourism (CBT) and Resilience projects. In the next five years, VelourIt will be the Caribbean’s one-stop-online-shop for value-added food & beverages to resale in Latin America’s private luxury market.  Brooke S. Sinclair is a Serial Entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer. Brooke S. Sinclair, is no stranger to overcoming challenges in her life. Transportation, distribution, and supply chain management expert turned founder. Before the Import/Export industry, Brooke worked as a Retail Donation Manager for Houston Food Bank. She managed three remote distribution programs worth $9M a year. One year after taking the role program value increased to $11M, she reduced overtime by 6%, and reduced waste and trash removal cost by nearly $100,000. Her second year, she added on 2 other programs and increased program value to over $15M.   Brooke holds a BA in Organizational & Corporate Communications, an MS in Project Management from Walden University, and certification in Finance from Rice University in addition to a semester abroad in India. Her areas of expertise include global supply chain management, bias rehabilitation, the new majority, and Black women in technology & logistics. She is passionate about increasing access to STEM for underrepresented youth as they travel through the high school to tech startup pipeline.


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