Women seeking growth capital in the NY-area can apply for no-interest $5,000 loans.
Join us for Female Founders Talk Funding on Thursday May 1st, at 6-9pm.
Have you ever wondered what your pitch deck should look like, how to capture a VC’s attention, or whether to crowdfund your new venture online? What funding sources are right for your startup and how can you get started?
Plum Alley has long been active in the fight against human trafficking, sex trafficking in particular. In fact, Plum Alley and Girl Develop It built an interactive game to teach people about the horrors of sex trafficking at a weekend long hackathon where 18 women participated.
195 people already pledged over $17,000 for Jenn Shaw’s Bella Minds, to teach women in rural areas tech skills for employment. Jenn grew up in rural Kansas and moved to NYC to pursue a tech job.
Crowdfunding is a game changer to raise money and Plum Alley is changing the participants in the game. The potential worldwide market for crowdfunding is in the billions and there is room for several focused companies that cater to specific needs and markets.
An initiative of the Pratt Center for Community Development, and Industry City, New York’s largest privately held manufacturing site, Made in NYC supports the vibrant manufacturing sector in New York City. Local manufacturing encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, creates employment opportunities (NYC’s 7,000 small manufacturers employ 65,000 people) and gives the city much of its character and soul.