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Pretty Girl Funding

Tell us about your entrepreneurial product or service.
We are an up and coming crowd funding platform, specifically for women in their business, educational and charity endeavors. Sponsors can browse the projects via categories,and then read about the goals and background of each girl. Sponsors can make offers of monetary support and can even lend their expertise through mentoring. Women seeking funding can provide updates to sponsors about their progress, and offer rewards for particular donation amounts. For instance, if you are starting a charity, you may offer tickets to charity events to a sponsor who pledges $500. In addition to funding, sponsors can provide a world of knowledge. Advice, helping you to make connections, and opening doors that you may not have access to.

What inspired you to launch your business idea?
We are a company founded and run by women. We have found it trying to acquire funds through traditional channels. We sought to solve this problem for all women entrepreneurs and create a platform aimed at helping other women in business.

What problem does your business or organization solve?
It creates a network of mentoring and a feeling of sisterhood and support.

What has been your biggest challenge as an entrepreneur and how are you working to overcome it?
Aligning ourselves with the right people, that can see our vision and help it come to life.

Give us one word that people might use to describe you.
Tenacious

How has Project Eve helped you and/or your business?
By providing relevant news and information about women and women in business.

Give us an insider tip that relates to your industry or startup story.
According to crowdfunding platform, Bloom VC (Venture Catalyst), 40 per cent of female-led projects are successful compared to 34 per cent of male generated projects.

Company: Pretty Girl Funding

Website: http://prettygirlfunding.com

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@prettygirlfund
facebook.com/prettygirlfunding

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