Startup UCLA: Virtual Summer Speaker Series With Kwanza Jones

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 | 05:00 PM

Virtual | Pacific Time

Being an entrepreneur will likely be one of the most challenging things you will ever do. But it also means that you will learn and gain a lot from the experience. During an event organized by Startup UCLA, our CEO and co-founder, Kwanza Jones, shared some insights on how to overcome some of the challenges entrepreneurs face.

Startup UCLA is an organization that boosts entrepreneurs at UCLA by connecting them with successful entrepreneurs and investors. Whether you’re having trouble building your personal brand or raising funding, Kwanza has got your back!

During the event, she answered several questions about her own journey, from her college days to being an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. Here are some of the tips she gave:

  • Treat every interaction as a learning and fundraising opportunity.
  • Post regularly on social media to ensure that your audience connects with you, relates to you, and roots for you.
  • Focus on innovation and keep developing what differentiates you from everyone else.

As an entrepreneur, you have the potential to solve problems and change the world. Remember, persistence is the secret ingredient that will pave your way to success.

Humanity will not be able to advance without education

- Kwanza Jones

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