Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities
FEBRUARY 2020 | NEW ORLEANS, LA
Invest In Women x NOLA
Laissez les bon temps rouler! Chloe Capital and ECMC Foundation shook up the local innovation community in New Orleans, where the Movement to Invest in Women came alive! $275,000 in equity investment opportunities were awarded to female founders advancing the Future of Work & Education. The audience was also delighted by native jazz singer Charmaine Neville, and other inspiring performances focused on empowering women to overcome obstacles. All event participants are featured below.
A Regional Solution for the Healthcare Staffing Crisis
Healthcare facilities need nurses, and competition for talent is intense. Janna Westbrook is the Founder and CEO of Provider Pool, an online labor marketplace that connects healthcare facilities to nurses for on-demand staffing needs. It’s the future of work in healthcare, already used by over 500 nurses. The total addressable market is nearly $18 billion. Janna and co-founder, Rodney McGill received investments from both Chloe Capital and ECMC Foundation.
$1B New Market Uncovered; Behavior Coaching for Enterprises
Companies spend $32 billion on e-learning and leadership training to help managers develop interpersonal skills. Beth Porter is the Founder and CEO of Riff Analytics, an AI-powered SaaS platform currently being used by corporations to strengthen remote teams, and spur culture change. Riff uses outcomes from audio and text data to change behaviors, like bias and dominance. Beth received an investment from Chloe Capital. Angel investor Jason Palmer will co-invest.
The Impact of our stop in New Orleans doesn’t end here. Enjoy a complete recap. Our movement to #InvestInWomen is a result of connecting the right people.
Future of Work & Education
ECMC Foundation has partnered with Chloe Capital to invest in women change-makers. We’ve combined our Firm’s investment thesis with ECMC Foundation’s mission to advance solutions to postsecondary education. Together we hosted a trilogy of programs in Los Angeles, New Orleans, and virtually. We’re proud to report that in six months, Chloe Capital and ECMC Foundation have invested $1.25 million in women-led companies at the forefront of Work & Education. Learn more >
Featured Speakers & Performers
February 06, 2020 | NEW ORLEANS, LA
4:30 PM – Cocktail Reception
5:30 PM – Welcome
6:00 PM – Pitches
7:00 PM – Speakers
7:45 PM – Award(s)