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The Female Founder is a resource guide for all things entrepreneurial. On this podcast, you’ll hear inspiring stories from fellow founders, investors, engineers, and movers and shakers in the startup ecosystem. Rachel Sipperley’s mission is to empower others to become Incredible entrepreneurs and provide tangible tips to turn your ideas from dreams to reality - because if she can do it - you can do it too!

The Female Founder YEA Networks

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The Female Founder is a resource guide for all things entrepreneurial. On this podcast, you’ll hear inspiring stories from fellow founders, investors, engineers, and movers and shakers in the startup ecosystem. Rachel Sipperley’s mission is to empower others to become Incredible entrepreneurs and provide tangible tips to turn your ideas from dreams to reality - because if she can do it - you can do it too!

    [64] Season 1 Recap and Farewell Episode

    [64] Season 1 Recap and Farewell Episode

    Episode Notes:
    In the last episode of Season 1 of The Female Founder Podcast, Rachel recaps her top favorite episodes of the season and shares a mini life update.

    The Top 10 List
    1. #41 Holy Shift with Suzy Batiz
    2. #57 Viral Video with this is Virgina Kerr
    3. #8 Get Ready for Retail with Michelle Petri
    4. #35 Perfecting your Pitch with Kara Sewell
    5. #3: Perfection is the Enemy of Profit with Rachel Kuhr
    6. #33 Athlete Mindset with Peyton Mabry
    7. #11: Why you need Killer Content and Viral Videos with Klearcut Media
    (Also See #24 New Media you need to Make Your Business Boom: Jodi Hastings & Shelly Slater)
    8. #34 Pivot Don’t Pause w/ Aly DeNardo
    9. #52 Human Rights with Leah Fraizer
    10. #19: The Numbers you need to know with Alex Halbardier

    Honorable Mentions:
    ✧ #58: Branding with a Bang with Rooshy Roy
    ✧ #23: Motherhood in Entrepreneurship with Carolyn Philips
    ✧ #31: A Worthy Cause with Melissa Ice
    ✧ #10 The Influencer Edit with Karis Rennee and Trey Stewart
    ✧ #36 Lockered and Loaded with Travis Hollman

    For questions, comments, or to stay in touch please check out Thefemalefounderpodcast.com or email rachel@thefemalefounderpodcast.com

    • 19 min
    [63] Health In Her Hue With Dr Tiffany Woodus

    [63] Health In Her Hue With Dr Tiffany Woodus

    Dr Tiffany Woodus was recently awarded as "Best Physician" by Dallas Weekly for 2020. She also was nominated as a "Mom Approved Doc" by her patients for DFW Child Magazine in 2016, 2017 and 2019. Today she is in the hotseat to discuss prenatal care and disparities in healthcare for women of color.

    What you will learn in this episode
    ✧ Eastern medicine trends that are contributing to a better birthing experience
    ✧ New recommendations for pregnant patients during COVID-19
    ✧ Statistics for black maternal healthcare and outcomes

    Tangible Tips
    ✧ Roles in the birthing process and the team that's required for childbirth
    ✧ Centering: Group prenatal care and how to utilize it during your pregnancy
    ✧ Specific tips and tricks to help black and brown women navigate the healthcare system and what questions they should ask their provider when planning their healthcare
    ✧ How to do due diligence on your healthcare provider and validate their credentials

    Recommended Resources
    ✧ https://healthinherhue.com/
    ✧ http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/

    More about Dr Tiffany Woodus

    Dr. Tiffany Woodus, a women’s health advocate, established Woodus Obstetrics & Gynecology to further her commitment to provide ALL women with the rights, respect and resources necessary to thrive in every aspect of their healthcare. Dr. Tiffany Woodus has over 10 years of experience in healthcare. She completed a Doctor of Medicine degree from The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2006. Subsequently, she completed an internship and residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW)/Parkland Health & Hospital System in 2010. During her tenure here, Dr. Woodus was awarded with such accolades as distinguished teaching awards. She is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. After completing training, Dr. Woodus continued at UTSW as an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology where she participated on various residency & policy development committees.

    Dr. Woodus also was the recipient of numerous PACT awards while at UTSW. This recognition is given to individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of care and service to patients. Following her tenure at UTSW, Dr. Woodus served as an Ob Hospitalist at Baylor Scott & White Frisco Medical Center where she currently remains on staff.

    Dr. Woodus is loved and respected by her patients who nominated her as a Mom Approved Doc in 2016, 2017, & 2019 in DFW Child magazine. Dr. Woodus is involved in numerous civic and social organizations in the DFW area. In her spare time, Dr. Woodus enjoys spending time with her husband of 9 years and 3 children, a 6 year old daughter and 3 year old twins.

    You can learn more, connect and follow along with Dr Woodus here:
    http://instagram.com/docwoodus
    https://www.facebook.com/docwoodus

    https://woodusobgyn.com/
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    • 38 min
    [62] Real Estate Investing: Succeeding and Profiting During the Pandemic with Noelle Randall

    [62] Real Estate Investing: Succeeding and Profiting During the Pandemic with Noelle Randall

    Noelle Randall went from living in her parents basement after a foreclosure to making $2 MILLION annually as a real estate investment mogul and entrepreneur with multiple streams of income. Learn tricks of the trade and how you can begin investing in real estate.

    What you will learn in this episode
    ✧ How Noelle learned to recognize a property problem and launch a business out of helping customers avoid foreclosure on their properties
    ✧ How to utilize airbnb to maximize rental income and other revenue streams for real estate investing
    ✧ Noelle’s mantra of “learn - do - teach” and how it can help you make more money faster every step of the way

    Tangible Tips
    ✧ What amenities and features landlords should look for to make the ideal airbnb investment property for long term and short term tenants
    ✧ The COVID impact on real estate investing and everything you need to know about what to do moving forward
    ✧ Learn how to passively invest in real estate through equity crowdfunding

    Recommended Resources
    ✧ Nuurez.com
    ✧ Noellesfreetraining.com

    More about Noelle Randall

    Noelle Randall is all about growth! She has been a thriving entrepreneur for over 20 years and is a successful real estate entrepreneur, renowned children’s author, mentor, and speaker. Her real estate experience has been instrumental in her personal success, as well as, the success of countless professionals throughout the United States. As CEO of Noelle Randall Coaching, Noelle offers business opportunities for other entrepreneurs, allowing hundreds to create wealth and financial independence through her mentorship. She has also created the opportunity to become an owner of properties across the country and obtain passive income with her company Nuurez Inc.

    Through her work in Nuurez, Noelle is taking the home-sharing economy to the next level! She is also the Executive Director of the Marley Simms Foundation, a public non-profit organization dedicated to promoting children’s literacy and whose mission is to advance the diversity of thought in children by providing access and awareness to books from diverse authors and discuss diverse topics.

    Noelle is the founder and president of FDR Horizon Enterprises, a private real estate equity firm and brand manager. The company owns a diverse portfolio of real estate and has created numerous profitable and top-selling brands, including her signature product Tea More Skinny (TeaMoreSkinny.com). Noelle is the co-founder of Bella J Hair (BellaJHair.com) the premier virgin hair extension brand and international hair and wig distributor.

    In addition to being a tenacious entrepreneur and businesswoman, Noelle considers herself a perpetual student, always learning and growing. Noelle proudly boasts two advanced degrees. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut in Urban Planning. She has a Master’s degree in Economic Development from Penn State and most recently earned a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Baylor University.
    Noelle is also the proud mother of seven children, to whom she credits as her inspiration for every endeavor.


    You can learn more, connect and follow along with Noelle Randall here:
    IG - @noellerandallcoaching
    FB - @wwwinrealestate
    Youtube - NoelleRandall1
    https://noellerandall.com/
    For Products Featured on Today’s Show:
    Use code FF20 for 20% off first order at https://aavrani.com/

    • 34 min
    [61] Startups from all Sides with Courteney Real

    [61] Startups from all Sides with Courteney Real

    Courteney Reel was an entrepreneur, EIR for Tim Draper and Draper U University and helped raise a multi-million dollar venture capital fund with Portfolia, all before her 24th birthday. Recently leaving Silicon Valley to join Capital Factory Austin, Courteney is in the hot seat to share advice on everything from launching an MVP, to building community amongst female entrepreneurs and investors.

    What you will learn in this episode
    ✧ What key quality Courteney says makes a great investor that she also admired when working with Tim Draper
    ✧ The key learnings Courteny discovered from raising a Venture Capital fund she wishes all founders had a chance to learn
    ✧ How to build enough traction to get funding even if you don’t have a developed product yet and why investing off a napkin erra is gone.

    Tangible Tips
    ✧ Understanding the equation: How to pitch to investors better and the biggest mistake founders make on their pitch deck
    ✧ The real people you need to pitch to early on when fleshing out your idea
    ✧ The only key questions that you need to cover on your pitch deck
    ✧ How to play the VC game when raising money

    Recommended Resources
    ✧Theranos Documentary: https://www.hbo.com/documentaries/the-inventor-out-for-blood-in-silicon-valley
    ✧How I built this: Airbnb Founders episode: https://www.npr.org/2020/08/12/901768355/how-i-built-resilience-brian-chesky-of-airbnb
    ✧ Angels: https://www.amazon.com/Angel-Invest-Technology-Startups-Timeless-Investor/dp/0062560700
    ✧ Venture Deals: https://www.amazon.com/Angel-Invest-Technology-Startups-Timeless-Investor/dp/0062560700

    • 38 min
    [60] Mental Health with Stephanie Hollman and Trey Stewart

    [60] Mental Health with Stephanie Hollman and Trey Stewart

    Rachel and Stephanie share vulnerable conversation of their own experiences with mental health.

    • 39 min
    [59] From Founder to VC with Grant Gurtin

    [59] From Founder to VC with Grant Gurtin

    Grant Gurtin is a 4 time founder and the youngest VC in his portfolio’s history, investing in 25 unique startups to date. His focus has now shifted to full time investing and coaching other founders in his fund. Rachel and Grant discuss changing trends for investing during COVID,

    What you will learn in this episode
    ✧ How Covid has accelerated deals and why investing looks different in 2020 compared to 2019
    ✧ The number one reason startups fail and how founders can avoid this pitfall
    ✧ The interesting way Grant is compiling insights for founders and portfolios to improve the startup ecosystem

    Tangible Tips
    ✧ The importance of self reflection to learn lessons and improve
    ✧ When to pivot, pause, and persevere through the next funding round
    ✧ Why founders self sabotage and how to stop it

    Recommended Resources
    ✧ Texas Startups: Fund + Accelerator: https://www.capitalfactory.com/

    More about Grant Gurtin and Beta Business

    Grant Gurtin is General Partner at Gurtin Ventures, an investor in early stage startups. The fund has invested in over 20 companies including Fight Camp, Swag.com, and XOR.ai. Grant also has experience as an entrepreneur. His first company Fanium was acquired by CBSSports in 2015. After leaving CBS, Grant co-founded Trend.io, a marketplace for social media influencers to connect with brands that want to promote their products.

    Beta Business provides the ultimate content for first time tech entrepreneurs. Information, interviews, and advice packed into a powerful few minutes to give you the knowledge needed to help you defy the odds. Podcast launching in 2021.

    You can learn more, connect and follow along with Grant here:

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/grantgurtin
    https://www.instagram.com/betabusinesspod/
    https://twitter.com/grantgurtin

    • 36 min

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