During this insightful segment at our 2020 ESSENCE + New Voices Virtual Entrepreneur Summit, entrepreneurs Kimberly Bryant, Ashlee Ammons, Kerry Schrader and Pinky Cole joined event production guru Yvonne McNair to share their experiences with securing venture capital funding to grow to a business. A well-balanced and honest discussion, the ladies spoke on everything from how to best prepare before seeking out funding from venture capitalists, to why building a brand that organically attracts investors is often a the smarter way to go as an entreprneur.

Check out the video above to watch the segment in full and then head over to ESSENCE Studios to see more of everything you missed!


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