WASHINGTON D.C. – When you’re looking for an infusion of capital to grow your business, understanding your long-term goals will help you decipher what type of funding you need. This was just one of the lessons explained today to hundreds of women at the Women Empower X (WEX) conference in Washington D.C.
In the breakout session titled, “How to Finance Your Business to Accelerate Growth,” women learned the difference between traditional business funding and venture capital for high-growth startups. Here are a few of the highlights led by moderator Melissa Reaktenwalt of EViE Financial Group and speakers Amanda Gant of Washington Area Community Investment Fund, Laura Zaim of Unovis Partners, Lilian Ting of Select Venture Partners and Arion Long of Femly.
HOW AN INFUSION OF CASH CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS. – Arion Long
TAKING ADVANTAGE OF EQUITY-FREE OPTIONS. – Amanda Gant
THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ACCEPTING VENTURE CAPITAL. – Lilian Ting
In its third year, WEX D.C. is the brainchild of entrepreneur Alexa Carlin. the purpose of the event is to bring together the most powerful and inspiring women with a focus on providing the knowledge, tools and community to help take their business and life to the next level. WEX is currently hosted in four cities annually, including Raleigh, North Carolina and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.