In this episode of Fundraising Demystified, get ready to dive into the entrepreneurial journey of Julia Pimsleur, the founder and CEO of Million Dollar Women. Julia's story is a testament to the power of resilience and determination as she transitioned from being a documentary filmmaker to creating a groundbreaking language-teaching program for children. With no prior business background, she faced numerous challenges and overcame them with the help of mentors, ultimately securing over $6 million in funding for her venture, Little Pim.
Join us as Julia shares her personal experiences and valuable lessons learned along the way. With no prior business background, she faced numerous challenges and overcame them with the help of mentors, ultimately securing over $6 million in funding for her venture, Little Pim.
But Julia's story goes far beyond her own success. She recognized the gender disparities in fundraising and decided to take action. Through the creation of Million Dollar Women, she empowers female entrepreneurs with coaching, mentorship, and essential business skills.
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HERE ARE SOME KEY POINTS IN THIS EPISODE
00:28 - From 400 Pitches to Building Lasting Relationships: Julia's Fundraising Journey
04:12 - Breaking Stigmas: Exploring How Men and Women Approach Fundraising
09:45 - Making Change Happen: Empowering Women to Seek Investment from their Networks
14:57 - The Key to Success: Building Long-Term Relationships and Being Coachable in Fundraising
18:35 - Selling a Company: Unleashing the Excitement and Value Beyond Day-to-Day Operations
24:11 - Million Dollar Women: A Powerful Update on the Book, Coaching, and Mentorship Programs
31:45 - Empowering the "Invisible Majority": Building a Tech Platform for Women Entrepreneurs
ABOUT JULIA PIMSLEUR
Julia Pimsleur is the founder and CEO of Million Dollar Women, an organization that aims to empower women entrepreneurs to reach the million-dollar revenue mark. With a background in documentary filmmaking and a passion for language teaching, Julia started her first venture-backed business, Little Pim, which focused on teaching young children a second language. She successfully raised venture capital for her business and grew it to generate millions in revenue.
Julia's experience in fundraising and building a successful company led her to create Million Dollar Women, where she provides coaching, mentorship, and resources to help women business owners achieve their business goals. She is dedicated to closing the gender gap in entrepreneurship and helping women access the support and opportunities they need to thrive in the business world.
You can reach Julia Pimsleur on her LinkedIn account here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliapimsleur-coach-entrepreneur-author
And on her website here: http://www.juliapimsleur.com/
To learn more about Million Dollar Women: http://www.millionwomen.com/
Hosted by Jason Kirby - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonrkirby/
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