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Kathryn Finney

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642 - Kathryn Finney (Genius Guild) On Investing in Companies That End Racism

Forward Thinking Founders

Kathryn Finney is the founder of Genius Guild. Genius Guild is a business creation platform that builds and invests in market-based innovations that end racism.★ Support this podcast ★


19 Apr 2021

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Kathryn Finney: Career Transformation Through Technology

The Rozy Effect Show

What if we were not in the darkness of the tomb, but were in the darkness of the womb.” What comes to mind when you read that sentence? As we kick off season two of The Rozy Effect, our first episode featuring, Kathryn Finney, tech entrepreneur extraordinaire, activist angel investor, and writer, will expand on the importance of capitalizing on the right now. Right now could and will be the beginning of building something beautiful in the tech space! With much anticipation and excitement, The Rozy Effect presents to you Episode one of Season two featuring Kathryn Finney. Leave us your review right here on the podcast and join our community at www.therozyeffect.com Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining our mailing list to receive exclusive access to full episodes before they're shared with everyone else, industry updates and special offers just for our friends at www.therozyeffect.com/ The hashtag for the podcast is #therozyeffectshow Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therozyeffect Instagram: @therozyeffect Facebook: The Rozy Effect LinkedIn: The Rozy Effect LinkedIn: Rozy Amponsah


16 Mar 2021

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Addressing Inequities for Black & Latinx Businesses with digitalundivided Founder Kathryn Finney (S6EP06)

Brand on Purpose

digitalundivided (DID) founder and former CEO Kathryn Finney talks about how the social enterprise supports Black and Latinx female entrepreneurs through data and resources. An Echoing Green fellow and Obama administration White House Champion of Change, Kathryn leverages her background in political science and epidemiology to spearhead innovative, systemic change in the business world. After the onset of COVID-19, Kathryn founded The Doonie Fund with a $10,000 personal donation, ultimately working with DID to provide over $150,000 worth of micro-investments to more than 1,500 Black women-owned businesses. Kathryn and Aaron also discuss what diversity and inclusion hires need in order for their roles to actually have an impact, the hope that Gen Z inspires for the future of leadership, and why we all have to get comfortable having uncomfortable conversations. Learn more at digitalundivided.com and kathrynfinney.com.  Production Credits: Aaron Kwittken, Jeff Maldonado, Dara Cothran, Lindsay Hand, Julie Strickland, Nina Valdes, and Mathew Passy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


9 Feb 2021

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Getting Ourselves Off Of Autopilot with Kathryn Finney

Mommifaceted: Black Working Mom Podcast

Kathryn Finney is one of the most influential woman in tech, an entrepreneur, a social media visionary, an investor, writer, and advocate for women. Having her on the side of women is a big deal, I'm a huge fan! On this podcast episode she's sharing her unconventional journey to motherhood and what she's doing to help the women around her and support them as she grows in motherhood and life. Key takeaways Taking pauses helps to manage anxiety and decide who needs you the most at the moment It's helpful to remind moms that our kids will be okay and we are doing our best every day, things don't have to look perfect Accepting and offering support can be hard, especially in the early days, but you need to take it


15 Nov 2020

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Kathryn Finney: Author, Entrepreneur, Activist, and Advisor

Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People

Kathryn Finney is an author, researcher, investor, entrepreneur, innovator and businesswoman. She is the founder and CEO of digitalundivided, a social enterprise that leads high potential Black and Latinx women founders through the startup pipeline from idea to exit.


19 Aug 2020

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Kathryn Finney on intersectionality and using your privilege for good

Inside Intercom Podcast

Kathryn Finney joins Intercom's Dee Reddy for a chat that covers her career, her passion for supporting and investing in others, the nature of intersectionality and more.


18 Jun 2020

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Pinkwashing, Transparency in Governance and Capital Raising for WOC - with Kathryn Finney

Refinitiv Sustainability Perspectives Podcast

Explore the first part of our special International Women’s Day and Women's History Month podcast series, where were met with Kathryn Finney, also known as the Fairy Godmother of tech startups, to discuss the key topics around: pinkwashing, impact of diversity, transparency in corporate governance and capital rising for women of color (WOC).Guest speaker: Kathryn Finney, American author, investor and entrepreneur, one of the most influential women in tech according to Inc Magazine and founder & CEO of Digitalundivided.Access the latest report that uses Refinitiv ESG data to analyse the governance & sustainability aspect of modern corporations: https://www.refinitiv.com/en/resources/special-report/corporate-governance-analysisKeesa's email: keesa.schreane@refinitiv.comPodcast hashtag: #RSPodcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


9 Mar 2020

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S3 E11: Leadership Empowerment with Kathryn Finney

WinHers United

Check out Episode 11 of She Leads Podcast Season 3 for Leadership Empowerment with Kathryn Finney, Advocate for WOC in Tech, Echoing Green Global Fellow, and White House Champion of Change. In this episode of She Leads Podcast, Kathryn Finney founder of Digitalundivided (DID) shares insight on: Mindfulness Following Your Gut Useful Business Applications Being a Mentor Listen in to learn about Kathryn’s experiences and lessons on her quest to be an Ultimate Leader! And, Don’t forget to share and subscribe to She Leads Podcast for first access to future episodes. “Be Empowered and Empower On!” ~ Nicole Walker


12 Mar 2019

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Kathryn Finney, Edward Zhong: Diversity and Youth in the Workplace

The Kairos Podcast

Welcome to Volume 2 of Kairos. In our first episode of the year, Cat speaks to Kathryn Finney about the lack of diversity in the workplace, the nuances of underappreciation of marginalized groups, and how Finney is working to combat that through digitalundivided and Project Diane, is allowing black and Latinx founders in the technology world to gain funding for their start-ups. In addition, Kairos also talks with Edward Zhong, who co-founded and sold his first company for $1.2M when he was 16 and has since created LeanGap, the only incubator for high school startups. In this episode, Zhong speaks about his experience starting a smart niche watch company Blanc inc. and his motivations behind starting LeanGap, as well as the missing components in traditional schooling--particularly the room to innovate and create. Images courtesy of LeanGap and Echoing Green.


24 Feb 2019

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ETHINKSTL--Episode 9.1-Kathryn Finney | Digital Undivided RELOADED

Entrepreneurially Thinking

ETHINKSTL-110--Episode 9.1 Joining us today is Kathryn Finney, founder and managing director of DigitalUndivided (DID). Founded in 2013, DID is a social enterprise that takes an innovative, transformative approach to economic empowerment by encouraging Black and Latina women to own their economic security through entrepreneurship. DID accomplishes this goal by boldly empowering Black and Latina women to think BIG through the BIG Innovation Center, a 4,000 square foot space located in downtown Atlanta and the BIG Incubator program for high growth companies led by Black and Latina women. DID has impacted over 2000 people and helped companies raise over $25 Million in Investment. In this episode: What is Digital Undivided? How her dad, a senior system engineer at Microsoft introduced Kathryn to tech. Why Kathryn describes herself with the words Founder, Traveler and Innovator. When Kathryn became interested in social entrepreneurship. What was the genesis of The Budget Fashionista blog. How did Kathryn transition from hobby to business to exit. What is the FOCUS Fellowship and the BIG Innovation Center? What is a technology-enabled company? What did the #Project Diane research project tell us about the “real unicorns”, Black and Latina entrepreneurs? What we can do to encourage Black and Latina entrepreneurs see the opportunities for themselves in tech vs. other types of entrepreneurship. Learn more: Website: digitalundivided


13 Feb 2019