How To Train Yourself As A Founder

Featuring Guest -
Mandela SH Dixon
September 17, 2019
| Evolve
EP 011
hosted by: Brandon Stover
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Mandela SH Dixon has helped hundreds of founders raise startup capital and build successful businesses. Mandela is the Founder & CEO of Founder Gym which is bringing Silicon Valley to the streets of hundreds of underrepresented founders to help them build successful businesses, across 16 countries, and raise $35 million dollars in funding to scale their tech startups. She was the founding Portfolio Services Director at Kapor Capital, the Global Director of Startup Weekend Education, and a tech startup founder backed by Kapor Capital, 500 Startups, and Imagine K12 (acq. by Y Combinator). Mandela is also a member of First Round Capital’s prestigious Angel Track program.

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How To Train Yourself As A Founder

Featuring Guest -

Mandela SH Dixon

hosted by: Brandon Stover
EP
EP 011
September 17, 2019

Mandela SH Dixon has helped hundreds of founders raise startup capital and build successful businesses. Mandela is the Founder & CEO of Founder Gym which is bringing Silicon Valley to the streets of hundreds of underrepresented founders to help them build successful businesses, across 16 countries, and raise $35 million dollars in funding to scale their tech startups. She was the founding Portfolio Services Director at Kapor Capital, the Global Director of Startup Weekend Education, and a tech startup founder backed by Kapor Capital, 500 Startups, and Imagine K12 (acq. by Y Combinator). Mandela is also a member of First Round Capital’s prestigious Angel Track program.

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This weeks guest on Evolve with Brandon Stover has helped hundreds of founders raise startup capital and build successful businesses. Mandela Schumacher-Hodge Dixon is Founder & CEO of Founder Gym which is bringing Silicon Valley to the streets of hundreds of underrepresented founders to help them build successful businesses, across 16 countries, and raise $35 million dollars in funding to scale their tech startups. She was the founding Portfolio Services Director at Kapor Capital, the Global Director of Startup Weekend Education, and a tech startup founder backed by Kapor Capital, 500 Startups, and Imagine K12 (acq. by Y Combinator). Mandela is also a member of First Round Capital’s prestigious Angel Track program. In this episode she talks about lessons learned while failing her first startup, the key skills every founder must have, and how to deal with crippling impostor syndrome & analysis paralysis.

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