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Investing in BIPOC Founders and Normalizing Black Wealth with Danielle Shoots S7 Ep. 3

Danielle Shoots is the Managing Partner and Managing Director of the New Community Transformation Fund a $50 million equity venture capital fund for BIPOC founders in Denver. She is also President and CEO of Wealth Equity Enterprises, her holdings company, which owns several businesses that support the mission of building BIPOC wealth and leadership.

Her passion for people and leadership, distinguished business acumen, and tenacious work ethic have garnered her numerous accolades, including the 2019 list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business from the Colorado Womens Chamber of Commerce, the 2020 Emerging Leader in Philanthropy award, the 2018 Woman of the Year award, and a recipient of the 2017 Denver Business Journals 40 Under 40 award.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Her leadership and entrepreneurship journey

  • Insights for Black women about leadership and growing a profitable business

  • How she is building BIPOC wealth and leadership

  • The New Community Transformation Fund and its unique approach

  • The most significant challenges founders should be aware of when raising their first round of funding; and

  • What she looks for in founders she funds

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Learn more about Wealth Equity Enterprises here: https://wealthequityent.com/

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