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Level Up!

A daylong entrepreneur mastermind


You made it through 2020—but now what? Come to IFundWomen’s daylong mastermind hosted by IFundWomen’s team of expert business coaches to prepare your business to have its best. year. ever.

Join us on Tuesday January 19th to gain key insights, resources, tools, and connections to drive your business forward, faster in 2021—and beyond.

Over the course of the day, IFundWomen Coaches will be covering topics from how to raise capital, to how to get sales, with tons of time for candid conversation and AMA moments. Come with your questions! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to take your business to the next level. Registration is free and you can pop in throughout the day as your schedule allows. See full schedule below. 




Schedule   FAQ


Date: TUESDAY January 19, 2021


RUNTIME: 10:00AM - 4:00PM EST


Led by: Karen Cahn

10:00am - 10:15am

Intro with IFundWomen Founder & CEO: Hear why 2020 was a dumpster fire for women raising VC—and what the silver linings are for 2021 in this candid intro with IFundWomen’s Founder & CEO Karen Cahn.

How to raise your first $30K

Hosted by: Karen Cahn

10:15am - 11:00am

What comes first—the money or the product? How can you make revenue, apply for grants, qualify for loans, or get VC funding if you can’t get the money to produce the product or service in the first place? Crowdfunding is one of the only reliable sources of capital for early-stage entrepreneurs. Hear from IFundWomen Founder & CEO Karen Cahn on how she crowdfunded for her first startup—and how you too can be successful.

ABC (Always Be Closing): How to build your 2021 sales funnel

Hosted by: Zeina Muna

11:00am - 11:45am

Sales is essential to ANY business. Whether you’re selling traditional physical products or offering digital or consulting services, sales has to drive your business model. Understanding your sales funnel can help you figure out how to acquire new customers and leads, but also identify some of the places where your customers aren’t converting. In this workshop by IFundWomen’s Director of Business Development, Zeina Muna, you will learn how to unlock revenue by building a well-defined sales funnel.

Lunchtime Founder Support Circle

Hosted by: IFundWomen Coaching Team

12:00pm - 1:00pm

We’ve been there. Being a small business owner can be a very lonely and isolating experience, especially for solopreneurs. BYOL (bring your own lunch) to this safe space to let it all hang out, and gain support from one another. No investors, no judgments. Come with your questions, air your grievances, and charge up your good vibes in small breakout groups.

Ready. Set. 2021! Business goal setting

Hosted by: Ashley Olafsen

1:00pm - 2:00pm

You’ve seen it across your socials: DREAM BIG. Or even, DREAM BIGGER. Here’s the problem: Having a dream without the corresponding toolkit is like signing up to run a marathon without any training. You should absolutely dream, but don’t stop there. Come to this session with IFundWomen Startup Coach Ashley Olafsen to get a personalized toolkit of realistic and measurable micro & macro goals for 2021, plus accountability measures to help you stick to them. 

Payment Protection Program (PPP) AMA with ACAP

Hosted by: Adam Zaabel

2:00pm - 2:30pm

The second round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans launched last week to provide relief loans to small businesses. IFundWomen has teamed up with ACAP & The Loan Source to provide frictionless, easy PPP applications. Come with your questions about eligibility, loan forgiveness, documentation, and how to apply for your PPP funding.

Grant writing 101: Demystifying the grant landscape

Hosted by: Virginia Amendarez

2:45pm - 3:15pm

Grants are debt-free funds to help you bring your idea, project, or company to life. But how can you secure this highly competitive and elusive grant funding, even if you’re in the early stages of your business? Join IFundWomen Startup Coach and experienced grant writer, Virginia Almendarez, to demystify the grant landscape. In this workshop, you will learn how to find the right grants for your business, how to hack the application process so grant writing is easier, and how to write a winning grant application!

What’s next? Breakout sessions

Hosted by: IFundWomen Coaches

3:15pm - 4:00pm

Join small group breakout rooms with our business coaching team to get more information about your next steps on the IFundWomen platform. Learn more about crowdfunding, grants, coaching, or attend a room for general questions. You got this!


Is there a fee to attend this event?

No, this event is free.


Can anyone attend (regardless of gender)?

Yes, all are welcome at IFundWomen workshops and on the IFundWomen fundraising platform.


Do I need to register by a certain date/time?

Registration will remain open until event start time.

Are the sessions live or recorded?

This session will take place live and be recorded.

Will sessions be accessible later?

This session will be recorded in IFundWomen's Workshop Library accessible to all paid coaching plans.


It's time to level up in 2021.

Join the mastermind.