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Gingerbread Capital's Ita Ekpoudom Aims To Help Women Business Owners Lock In Key Investors

There’s so much power that comes from building within the community, and Ita Ekpoudom knows her role in being the change the world needs. As a partner at Gingerbread Capital, it is Ekpoudom’s mission to educate, engage and elevate the next generation of successful women leaders in business. For the latest episode of AfroTech’s Black Tech Green Money, Will Lucas takes on New York to learn more about the venture capital (VC ) that emerges from the city of dreams along with input from Ekpoudom on how to become a successful venture capitalist. During the episode, Ekpoudom explained the two aspects that can lead folks on the right path to securing that dream VC role. “There’s kind of two main ways,” she explained. “You come in from finance with either an investment banking or consulting background or as an ex-operator and entrepreneur, which would then allow you to move over from the perspective of having been an operator.” She also shared the background that led her on this journey as a...

Sep 21, 2021