Resilient: How to Overcome Anything and Build a Million Dollar Business with or Without Capital (Hardcover)
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A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
Discover how to overcome anything, bootstrap, and go from initial concept to Series A funding with this firsthand look at entrepreneurship
Resilient delivers an invaluable collection of private journal entries mapping out a path from bootstrapping a multi-million dollar business to raising millions in Series A funding for another. Entrepreneur and Resilia CEO Sevetri Wilson describes her journey from self-funding to venture capital success. Written for ambitious and aspiring entrepreneurs like herself, Wilson covers a wide variety of topics about the entrepreneurial journey:
- How to go from idea to product
- The correct way to dive into the hiring process
- Preparing to raise money
- Building a tech company as a non-technical founder
- How to select the right accelerators, programs, and pitch competitions
- Creating wealth while building a business
The author also shares her "Simple Agreement for Future Equity" (SAFE) agreement and first pitch deck. Perfect for entrepreneurs, startup enthusiasts, and founders, Resilient belongs on the bookshelves of anyone interested in the process of bootstrapping and/or raising capital to grow a business in any sector.
About the Author
Sevetri Wilson is an entrepreneur and the founder of two companies: Solid Ground Innovations and Resilia. She bootstrapped her first company, SGI, to seven figures with zero capital and has raised over $11M to date for Resilia. She is the first Black woman in New Orleans to raise over $1MM in venture capital, and has raised the most of any female founder from her home state of Louisiana. She has been featured in Forbes, Black Enterprise, Essence, Inc., Entrepreneur, CNN, and USA Today.