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The Impact Mentors Podcast is a space where critical conversations are had to collaborate with thought leaders who seek to dismantle the roadblocks that obstruct the minority entrepreneurial ecosystem from accessing capital by building stronger social capital networks in the process.

The Impact Mentors Podcast Impact Mentors

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The Impact Mentors Podcast is a space where critical conversations are had to collaborate with thought leaders who seek to dismantle the roadblocks that obstruct the minority entrepreneurial ecosystem from accessing capital by building stronger social capital networks in the process.

    Impact Mentors: a chat with Karim Fugel

    Impact Mentors: a chat with Karim Fugel

    In today's podcast, we're talking with Karim Fugel Chief Business Development Officer for several startups, angel investor, and mentor at the ERA accelerator in New York, as a guest in our series about accelerating the success of minority-funded companies in the US. Karim, thank you so much for being with us.
    We talk about Female entrepreneurship, Investing, and supporting minority founders

    • 39 min
    Impact Mentors: a chat with Mark Anthony Thomas

    Impact Mentors: a chat with Mark Anthony Thomas

    On this episode we’ll be speaking with Mark Anthony Thomas, president of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance about the current plight of Pittsburgh’s minority startup ecosystem. With talent retention being a priority to sustaining Pittsburgh as an ideal city for innovation, attracting big tech firms such as Honeywell, Facebook and Duolingo with Pittsburgh's knowledge hubs is key. We discuss the future of sourcing alternative investment solutions and the need for more Angel and micro-investment opportunities to spur more sustainable startup support for long-term lasting viable growth. Enjoy the episode.

    • 34 min
    How Supporting The Minority Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Creates Value

    How Supporting The Minority Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Creates Value

    Simone Tarantino and Donald Pollard, founders of Impact Mentors, chat about how their new venture is creating a new path to funding for minority entrepreneurs, and how to correct the systemic inequalities that are marginalizing a big portion of the startup ecosystem.
    Starting from their own experiences, the conversation offers some food for thought and serves as incipit of the new series produced by PodcastFarm.

    • 11 min

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Corey Foreman ,

Great Podcast

The podcast is informative and very useful for minority entrepreneurs. With information comes power and this podcast most definitely informs!

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