Finesse Your Funds Panel Discussion

One of the hottest topics of conversation in the startup community is the lack of funds being available for women + minority led startups. Although raising funds may be difficult for majority of startup founders, the statistics indicate that there is a more challenging path for women and minority tech founders.

Finesse Your Funds is a panel discussion highlighting diverse founders who have hurdled the obstacles of raising funds by using non-traditional methods such as pitch competitions, initial coin offerings, crowdfunding, and grants to jumpstart their business.

Topics of Conversation:

  • When you should start raising capital for your startup
  • The variety of ways to raise capital
  • Founders sharing their stories on raising funds as a woman and/or person of color
  • Advice for rising founders looking to raise funds


  • Chrissa McFarlane, Patientory
  • Carlo Martinez, Stepping Blocks
  • James Jones, RaceIQ
  • Noelle London, Invest Atlanta

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This event is a part of Atlanta Tech Village’s #ItTakesAVillage campaign and will focus on addressing the concerns of raising capital as a minority tech founder visit to learn more.

Thursday, December 14th in the Community Center. Doors open at 6:30pm.

Complimentary drinks and light refreshments will be available.