Visa is continuing to take action and remove the disproportionate barriers faced by Black women founders by offering $10,000 and a one-year IFW Annual Coaching Membership to 60 Black women-owned businesses across six (6) key cities in the U.S. through their latest grant program in partnership with IFundWomen. Grants & coaching resources were awarded to founders in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Miami, Chicago, Detroit, and Atlanta.
Meet the some of the founders who demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurship stories, problems their products or services are solving, and potential for growth through the Visa She’s Next Black Women-Owned Business Grant Program. Now you can show your support for their small businesses and contribute even more funding to their campaigns!
Beautiful Curly Me is a lifestyle brand that inspires self-love and confidence in young black girls through dolls that reflect their natural beauty, hair care products and empowering books. Founded by a 7 year old girl and her Mother, our brand has a social impact mission and for every doll purchased, one is given to a young underserved girl.
TEGAA is a 100% black woman owned ethical and sustainable resortwear line of clothing & accessories hand made by artisans that is bridging the gap between ethical fashion consumers who are seeking affordable options that are also fashion forward.
Vibe Ride Detroit was created to offer an elevated fitness studio experience, to an underserved community, at an affordable price. Vibe Ride Detroit specializes in rhythmic indoor cycling classes, as well as total body bootcamps, Pilates, Pound, and Cardio workouts to offer our Tribe a one stop shop for group fitness classes.
In partnership with IFundWomen, Visa has committed millions of dollars in funding & resources to women-owned small businesses through grant programs and exclusive networking opportunities. Learn more about the selected recipients behind the innovative businesses that are making a meaningful impact within their local and global communities.
Socanomics® is a global dance fitness platform that provides access, lifestyle wellness, and community for women of color.
"I'm pretty sure there's a lot more to life than being really, really, ridiculously good looking And I plan on finding out what that is ."
Self-care lifestyle products for women curated by women from women-owned businesses.
Reimagine Oats | We harness the power of the humble oat to promote health and wellness
Tubby’s Taste is a vegan cookie company with bold flavors inspired by our founder's Jamaican-American roots!
Self Care is your prescription & we believe access to safe, healthy and luxurious personal care should not be a privilege.
People deserve more functionality out of their garments. We want to expand our ethical fashion production studio in Nigeria to meet demand.
TEGAA is an ethical & sustainable resortwear brand made by hand. TEGAA supports artisans in The Gambia & donates 5% of it's sales to charity
Help us launch our SAT Program- powered by AI/ML technology- to make test prep more affordable, accessible and effective.
HelpHER Hand supports women-owned restaurants in Los Angeles who provide free & essential food services to the community beyond the POS.
Making Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math accessible for all students!
Providing contemporary arts and culture to Detroit's underserved neighborhoods.
We are making the critical resources that entrepreneurs need to launch and grow their businesses more accessible. If you want to take your small business to the next level, start here.
From fundraising planning to mapping out your network, this playbook will guide you through all the critical building blocks that you need to work through as an early-stage entrepreneur.
Join IFundWomen's Community Slack network where entrepreneurs from around the world are collaborating, commiserating, and celebrating on all things startup life.
In this video, you will learn how to craft the perfect elevator pitch to explain your product or service.
In this video, you will learn how to find out who your key customers are and how to identify new ones.
In this video, you will learn how to use your smartphone to capture beautiful, compelling video content to promote your business.
Before even pressing record make sure you are clear on what the goal of this content is, where you will be sharing it, and exactly what you want viewers to think, say and do after watching.
If you are filming video content for most channels/platforms, you will want to position your phone horizontally. If you are filming for Instagram Stories, for example, you will want to position your phone vertically to fit the IG story frame.
Have a good understanding of what you want to say before the camera is rolling. Engaging content is concise and to the point. If you are recording a marketing video for your business and delivering your pitch, you will want to make sure it is no longer than 3 minutes. People just don't have time to watch anything longer. If it takes you longer than 3 minutes to succinctly explain your idea, you need to stop and work on that pitch before even thinking about making a video. Download the Founder’s Playbook in the Visa • IFW Toolkit and fill out the pitch honing template as the first step in your pre-production process!
We know that small business owners are working with little-to-no budget when it comes to video production, so we have put together a list of suggested, reasonably priced equipment that will increase the quality of your smartphone-based production studio!
Apply for grants
Check out the Visa She's Next Grant Program Official Rules for more details.