From Homeless to Hollywood, Arian Simone is an Motivational Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Publicist.
Arian founded Fearless Fund to achieve VC Capital/financing for Women of Color in business. Fearless Fund has helped secure funding for Bitsy’s Gabrielle Union’s health brand, Pinky Cole’s Slutty Vegan, The Lip Bar from Melissa Butler, and many others.
Forbes Reporter, Rosemarie Miller sits down with Arian to discuss backlash, the work it took to start Fearless Fund and the statistics against Black Women as Entrepreneurs.
0:53 The Fearless Fund Background
1:54 Arian’s Reaction To The Court’s Decision on Her Grant Program
2:55 Equality In Business
3:26 Challenges of Black Women Entrepreneurs
4:44 What’s Next for Arian?
5:33 That One Yes
6:14 What Keeps Arian Motivated?
6:34 A Resilient Woman
7:35 Advice On How To Be Resilient
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