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Melanie Elturk, co-founder and CEO of Haute Hijab, talks to Amy Millman, a passionate advocate for women entrepreneurs building Big Businesses Starting Small about her stellar deed round success. Melanie talks about co-founding Haute Hijab along with her husband and the challenges of scaling after they secured $2.3 million in seed financing to help accelerate growth. How do you keep your culture and still grow?
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.
3:45: How Amy got into investment and more about her company Springboard,
12:01: What inspired Melanie’s career change?
15:30: What it’s like to work with one’s husband.
29:00: Challenges Melanie is facing in the business
Springboard : (Amy’s Women investing company)