In the words of Elon Musk. Funding secured 💰
Yesterday, I received the first installment of investment (total $180,000) into my company @CashmereTheApp as a young 26-year-old black female first-time founder.
I can’t believe I’m writing this.
Taking the Plunge
When I made the plunge, I said to my close friend @deborahokenla, by the 31st of October, I will secure the investment’ (top tip – have an accountability partner).
So with no team, no previous startup experience but a tremendous vision, I decided to embark on this journey 🙅🏽♀️
I put together a list of investors I wanted to speak to and asked friends in my network to connect me with anyone they knew. I was ready to dazzle them with my brilliance and my wit.