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What Friends Do adds technology to what people in faith-based communities have been doing to coordinate support for their constituents in times of joy and in times of grief. But how does one explain a platform to help coordinate everything from casserole delivery, transport services and gift certificates to:
a) Individual users
b) Organizations that might use/refer, and
The Get Found Get Funded podcast is at the intersection of entrepreneurship and social justice where we focus on entrepreneurship as a possible path to wealth creation — specifically for Black and Latinx communities.
Aimee Kandrac, is the co-founder and CEO of WhatFriendsDo and was named a Top 50 Mompreneur by Babble.com.
01:10 Jill’s background.
06:26 Founding IFEL.
08:45 The importance of relationship capital.
15:45 The distinction between small business owner and entrepreneur.
20:26 An example of lack of exposure.
28:40 The making of a Black Angel.
38:44 On The Color of Law.
51:21 Building wealth in the Black community.
55:32 More on what IFEL does.
1:00:59 The importance of investing in the Black community (as opposed to donations.)
1:05:06 Black Excellence.
Making of a Black Angel: https://makingblackangels.org/
Women of Color Connecting: https://www.woccon.org/woccon2021
The Color of Law (book): https://www.loyaltybookstores.com/book/9781631494536