31 min

Morgan DeBaun On Raising Money 9 to 5ish with theSkimm

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Morgan DeBaun was one of the only Black women working in Silicon Valley when she quit her job and started Blavity, a news media company focused on serving Black Americans. But as Morgan started to learn, raising money isn’t easy - especially when so little funding goes to women and women of color in the first place. This week, we spoke to Morgan about raising capital, overcoming obstacles, and selling your story to investors.
In this episode, Morgan shares: 

Bootstrapping your business and delayed gratification

Defining your company mission

Learning how different types of funding works

Staying true to your vision when pitching it

Bringing Black creators into the spotlight in the tech space


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Morgan DeBaun was one of the only Black women working in Silicon Valley when she quit her job and started Blavity, a news media company focused on serving Black Americans. But as Morgan started to learn, raising money isn’t easy - especially when so little funding goes to women and women of color in the first place. This week, we spoke to Morgan about raising capital, overcoming obstacles, and selling your story to investors.
In this episode, Morgan shares: 

Bootstrapping your business and delayed gratification

Defining your company mission

Learning how different types of funding works

Staying true to your vision when pitching it

Bringing Black creators into the spotlight in the tech space


Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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