Capital Planning should be the first private coaching session you book with IFundWomen. Why? Because every business needs money, honey.
Every business needs capital, and there are lots of different types of capital and options that may (or may not) be available to you based on the stage of your business. In your FIRST private coaching session, you will talk to your coach about which one is right for you at this stage.
Business & Product
Having a real business means having a product, a service, a mission, a vision, or a dream that people want to buy into. In this suite of private coaching sessions, you will learn all the basics of business planning and product development.
When you are just starting out with your new innovation, it’s not always clear how to get started monetizing your business. One of our superpowers is just that: knowing what you can monetize based on what you are building. Let us help you figure this out quickly, and get you on the path to revenue.
Do you need to pivot your business due to the current financial crisis? We completely understand and have been there. In this session, we will learn what your business used to sell, and give you tangible ways on how you can adapt your product or services to sell during the COVID-19 era.
Ok, so you have an awesome idea that you are super-passionate about, you want to start something, but you are unsure how to get started. You have an idea, maybe a website, and you need funding. You just aren’t sure where to start. This private session is for you.
Get recommendations for creating a starter website, optimizing it for traffic and sales, and get help troubleshooting bugs with one of our Product Managers.
First-time founders tend to waste precious time and money hiring developers to build expensive tech product for their business, before even knowing what you want your users to do on said tech product. This coaching session will help you avoid rookie tech mistakes and save you a TON of time and money.
Making decisions in a solopreneur bubble is hard because you may not have anyone to bounce ideas off of, or help you think through everyday decisions. If this resonates with you, then treat yourself to an everyday business coaching session. Come prepared with one, burning question or problem you want help with.
Are you passionate about helping others and but need support in running or starting a nonprofit organization? This coaching session will guide you in any area related to operating a nonprofit organization from understanding the formation of your board to the importance of fundraising and your program development.
Are you stuck because you have too many ideas? We feel you. In this session, we will focus you on your one, BEST idea and give you some thoughts on how to execute.
Are you ready to give up on everything and throw your computer out a 10-story window? We've been there; our coaches are experienced startup founders themselves and can lend an ear, be a sounding board, and give calming advice when you need it most.
Crowdfunding should be every entrepreneur's first stop on their funding journey. It's a low-risk, efficient path to getting a startup, small business, nonprofit, or side hustle off the ground without going into debt or giving up equity.
In this session, you get one-on-one crowdfunding coaching with an IFundWomen Certified Crowdfunding Coach. Topics include: pitch honing, rewards strategy, marketing strategy, launch strategy. To get the most out of your private sessions, please watch the entire Crowdfunding eCourse before booking your private.
In this session, you get one-on-one crowdfunding coaching, with an IFundWomen Certified Crowdfunding Coach. This session will be focused on honing your crowdfunding pitch. To make the most of your private, you should watch the entire Crowdfunding eCourse, and write the first draft of your pitch before booking your private.
The most successful entrepreneurs spend a lot of time cultivating a network of supporters for their business. This is one of the keys to success in both crowdfunding, but also business in general. In this session, you will learn some specific tactics that you can use to build up your own personal and professional network.
Are you crowdfunding and have no idea where to start with your rewards strategy? This private coaching session is for you! Before booking this session, please watch The IFundWomen Method Crowdfunding Course. You will be that much more prepared to rock your rewards strategy call.
Crowdfunding is marketing, so knowing who your audience is, where they are, and how to talk to them is critical to succeeding at marketing. That’s what you will learn in this coaching session.
On a budget, and looking to "DIY" your own crowdfunding video? GREAT! We want to empower you to do just that. Book this session with one of our expert video producers, and we will guide you on how to create a crowdfunding video yourself, that you can be proud of. You may need two or three of these private sessions to get there, but that's OK. Think of how much money you are saving by DIY'ing.
The task of designing your campaign page, if you are not a designer, can be daunting. We get it. Book this session with one of our expert designers, and we will help you create a few starter graphics that you can then riff off of, and complete your own page. Plan on needing 2-3 sessions to really feel comfortable doing this yourself, but that's OK. You'll learn some new skills that you can use throughout your startup journey.
We have ALL been there. You need to set up your crowdfunding campaign, you're in a time crunch, and you're on a budget. Have no fear. Book this session with an iFundWomen Ops Ninja and we will hand-hold you as you set your page up, connect to the payment processors, and get ready to launch!
Setting measurable, attainable, and well-aligned goals is the first step to launching any new product or service.
Whether you're launching new products and services or launching your crowdfunding campaign, understanding your business goals is key to your success. Setting measurable, attainable, and well-aligned goals is the first step to launching any new product or service. Unsure what your goals are? Book this session to work with an IFundWomen coach who will create a specific recommendation and personalized guide for achieving your goals utilizing our coaching platform.
Raising Venture Capital
Fact: Less than 1% of companies raise venture capital. Even better fact: 32% of IFundWomen Alumni raise venture capital. Why? Because going through the IFundWomen crowdfunding + coaching program fundamentally teaches you how to raise venture capital. It's the same thing - you are getting humans, who you have a relationship with, to invest in you, as a founder, and your business idea.
So, you're raising a seed round. Good for you! These coaching sessions will be dedicated to helping you with your pitch deck, creating your network map of investors who you are going to pitch, and helping you figure out exactly how much money you need to raise, and what you are going to use the proceeds for. This coaching is led by IFundWomen's coaches who have personally raised venture capital successfully.
Book this private session anytime you need help refining and practicing your pitch. Whether you are crowdfunding, competing in a pitch competition, or need a confidence boost, this private session is sure to leave you walking away with your swagger intact.
Book this session if you’re ready to talk to outside investors. Learn what VC’s are looking for in your business at the early/seed stage and learn the strategy for matching their expectations. Using proven successes as a template, we’ll help you create a beautiful winning pitch deck.
Sales & Marketing
There's no getting around it – you need to know how to do sales and marketing if you are going to have a business, a nonprofit, a side-hustle, or a passion project that you want anyone to pay attention to. At the end of the day, sales is just a numbers game. The more people you reach, the more sales you will make.
Need help getting your first sales or pivoting into a new category or audience? This session is helpful whether you’re trying to get that first sale or solving through a sales slowdown. Find out how to analyze what you’re selling, who your customers is and how to reach them best.
Looking for a fast, easy way to build an engaged community? Yah, that doesn’t exist. Building a real community takes heart, time, and commitment. If you have the right stuff and want to learn some tactics on how to get started, sign up for this private session with our community building experts.
Ever wonder how the new startups and products end up in online and print publications? Our Communications Director will walk you through some easy-to-employ strategies for how to message your business, and to whom.
Avoiding getting that Instagram and Facebook started for your new business? We feel you. In this session, we will help you get organized and get your socials set up with some solid strategies you can start implementing right away.
Walk through setting up your Google, Facebook and Instagram Ad accounts & strategy for conversion.
Walk through setting up your Google analytics account to make better data-based and strategic decisions.
Not sure what logos, fonts, colors, or even name to use? Walkthrough design exercises to help you identify your brand identity with our Visual Designer.