To all the partners who love, support, and nurture ambitious entrepreneurial women – I say thank you. By Zuhairah Scott Washington (Founder & CEO, Kahnoodle) One aspect of the entrepreneurial journey that is rarely discussed is the role of our partners – the individuals who love and support dreamers and doers. Brad Feld recently wrote [...]
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FOCUS100 was the first time in history a conference united and celebrated black women technology entrepreneurs. By Zuhairah Scott Washington (Founder & CEO, Kahnoodle) I confess. When I first heard about FOCUS100, an event focused on black women in technology, I was a little skeptical. While I am always game to network with other women [...]
The women discussed the cultural pressures and myths that hold black women in business back. By Sian Morson (Founder & CEO, Kollective Mobile) The first Focus100 conference and symposium, created by Kathryn Finney, convened with the goal of ensuring that 100 tech companies founded by black women receive funding by the year 2015. Day one [...]
By Zuhairah Scott Washington (Founder & CEO, Kahnoodle) With Valentine’s Day around the corner everyone’s got love and relationships on the brain. So much so that #IfWeAreInARelationship was a trending topic on Twitter. My favorite tweet was: “#IfWeAreInARelationship I would make that person feel like everyday is Valentines Day. That in a nutshell encompasses our [...]
By Lauren DeLisa Coleman (Contributing Writer, The Atlanta Post) Time for the third installment in my profile series on cool African-American females who are fellow colleagues with me in the tech space. Lean in and ponder as Zuhairah Scott, Founder and CEO of Kahnoodle, a startup that helps busy couples build awesome relationships. According to [...]
By Zuhairah Scott Washington (Contributing Writer, Forbes Woman) Two years ago, I left a successful career as the youngest regional vice president at a private equity firm with $20B in AUM, to pursue my dream of becoming an entrepreneur. At the time, I didn’t have a “killer idea” so I joined a startup as a [...]