Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities
FEBRUARY 2020 | NEW ORLEANS, LA
Future of Work & Education
In partnership with ECMC Foundation, Chloe Capital has continued our national tour to #InvestInWomen! Our latest funding opportunity for women-led innovation companies took place in New Orleans, LA on February 6, 2020. This 24-hr program for female founders included talks with women leaders, and the opportunity to pitch for investments. Participants also gained visibility and connections to an ecosystem committed to equality and diversity. It was our honor to celebrate a room full of women with a history of turning obstacles into opportunities.
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 Nurse 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.
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.
Featured Speakers & Performers
February 06, 2019 | 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)