In today’s episode, we welcome back the original host of Found in the Rockies - Stef Sample. Stef now has a new company, FUNDID, which is empowering business owners on their growth journeys by simplifying business finance & access to capital
Here’s a closer look at the episode:
Growing up in Billings, MT
Moving to Missoula to study Chinese
The Insight Studio and supporting other entrepreneurs
How The Insight Studio helped inspire FUNDID.
Raising her Seed round.
Thinking of fundraising like a competitive sport
The importance of having a good marketing plan in an ecosystem.
If you ask for advice, you get money. If you don’t ask for money you get advice.
How the VC world is broken.
Closing the seed round.
Getting business funding to small businesses - which account for 98% of all women owned businesses
Launching a business charge card direct to those who need it.
A move to Salt Lake to grow FUNDID
Stef LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stefaniesample/
FUNDID LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fundid/